In May this year the Australian Bureau of Statistics released figures showing that almost one million Australians have lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s not including people who have had their hours reduced.
It feels like the worst possible time to be looking for work, so how can people find opportunities? Do they even exist?
Kirsty Levin is a careers counsellor at The Parents Village.
Prior to the pandemic she helped people change careers after a break in work, or when they wanted to do something new. Kirsty explains what she calls the ‘COVID Pivot’ and why she thinks it’s still possible to have hope in an otherwise bleak time.