Free webinars scheduled to help displaced employees

Newland Associates offers expertise for those seeking employment after COVID-19
By: Wellons Communications
ORLANDO, Fla. - April 10, 2020 - PRLog -- Before COVID-19, the unemployment rate sat at a steady 3.6 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the U.S., job seekers would quit and land another job before even updating their resumes.

That changed in what seems like an instant. Now, employees who have been let go might be unsure if their job will be available when they can return. Some may need retraining, while others might need to pursue an entirely new field.

Newland Associates, a human resource consulting firm in Lake Mary, is here to help.

"The world is on pause, but people who want to re-enter the workforce need to act now," said Robert Newland, CEO of Newland Associates. "They need to not only learn how to cope with their current situation, but also be building skills that will help them in the future."

To help, Newland Associates is offering free online webinars to provide resources to those seeking their next job.

With an everchanging economy and job market, Newland said, the U.S. could expect an unemployment rate of more than 10 percent. According to experts, more than 7,000,000 ( jobs were lost in March alone.

Each webinar focuses on a different aspect of seeking employment:

·        Dealing with Change & Making a Budget ( You'll learn the keys to managing stress in uncertain times, creating a budget to empower you for success and making career choices to give you a sense of fulfillment. This webinar is offered on select dates through June 2.

·      Crafting Your Resume ( This comprehensive webinar will help you dust off your old resume and develop a new one that helps you get noticed. You'll learn to create a resume with expert guidance in a competitive job market. This webinar is offered on select dates through May 27.

·      Job Applications and Interviews ( This webinar will bring you through the entire job application process. It covers applying online, keeping job applications organized and even interview preparation with tips for success. This webinar is offered on select dates through May 21.

"We have decades of experience in recruitment, career transition and HR," Newland said. "During this unprecedented time, we want to do what we can to connect people to the resources they need." People seeking these resources can sign up here (

For more information on how Newland Associates can help you navigate the job market, visit (

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