Navigating Your Transition in a Time of High Unemployment

Navigating Your Transition in a Time of High Unemployment
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Yes, we are experiencing myriad nationwide unemployment woes as we seek to navigate career transitions during and beyond the coronavirus pandemic. But the key is, DON’T PANIC!


Instead, rely on your resources, like the many options available at MOAA. We have kicked our commitment to “Never Stop Serving” into high gear, and we’re offering even more access to career transition and benefits information through virtual webinars, classes, and career fairs.


[RELATED: Upcoming Career and Transition Events]


Some of these webinars will roll out over the coming weeks, while others have been recorded and are available to all MOAA Premium and Life members. Topics include:


The most significant key to career transition is preparation, preparation, preparation, with a focus on your personal branding and career accomplishments. We highlight a number of tips and best practices for strategies and techniques to prepare for any transition in several transition-themed webinars, ranging from acing your interview to developing an effective résumé to marketing yourself for a second career to networking and LinkedIn to tips and techniques for finding your federal job, and many more.


Ready to transition now and explore new and unique opportunities? Consider one of the above events, or check out one of our upcoming career fairs: Click here to learn more about our May 8 event offered in cooperation with Hiring our Heroes.


Interested in a more personalized approach? MOAA Premium and Life members are eligible for résumé review services and an array of other benefits; click here for more details.


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About the Author

Capt. Pat L. Williams, USN (Ret), PhD, PHR®
Capt. Pat L. Williams, USN (Ret), PhD, PHR®

Williams serves as MOAA's Program Director, Engagement and Transition Services. She served 35 years in the Navy in multiple high visibility leadership positions. She is a Certified Professional in Human Resources.