2020 has been pretty rough so far.

And the COVID-19 pandemic is just ‘icing’ on this Cake of Doom.

Besides wreaking havoc on the global economy.

It has caused many businesses to shut down.

And many more have laid off staff or have frozen hiring.

Squidward Frozen In A Lake
Source: SpongeBob SquarePants | Giphy

Basically, job prospects across all industries and sectors have been hit really bad.

For fresh graduates — who couldn’t even attend their own graduations — they’ll be graduating into a bad job market.

For those currently stuck in a lousy 9-to-5 with low pay, they’ll find it even harder to find a better job in this COVID-19 strained labour market.

SpongeBob This Harder Than I Thoughtx
Source: SpongeBob SquarePants | Giphy




But hey, it’s NOT the end of the world.


Things will get better.

But until then, we’ve got to find ways to survive in order to win this battle against a bad job market.

From lowering your job and salary expectations.

To accepting short-term contract offers and rejections.

We present…