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International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The global theme for International Women’s Day in 2021 is ‘Women in Leadership: Achieving an Equal Future in a COVID-19 World’. COVID-19 has impacted women and girls in profound ways, amplifying the inequalities they face every day. It is fundamental that diverse women’s voices and experiences are central to national and global recovery plans.
“When you’re looking for a new job, many resources are available to you, including job boards, company websites, and recruitment agencies. These, however, represent only a small fraction of the vacant jobs in the economy at any time: Most jobs are never advertised. This is the “hidden job market”, and knowing how to navigate it can make all the difference in your job search.”
If you’ve ever looked for a job, you’ve heard it all before. Experience required. Even when hiring for so-called “entrylevel” positions, experience is often a must. Here’s why it’s frustrating: you need a job to acquire experience, but you need experience in order to get a job! It seems like a never-ending cycle – and one that is particularly difficult to break.