Announcing 'Careers During Covid'

A virtual event to highlight the resources available to people whose jobs have been impacted by COVID.

Careers During COVID

Wednesday, April 22nd

2pm - 4:30pm ET

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The COVID-19 Pandemic has made a sudden and shocking impact on our economy, especially the workforce. People across the globe are finding themselves jobless as companies have been sidelined and forced to lay off millions of hard-working employees. 

This existential threat to our workforce has created a unique moment during which people, companies, policy makers and technologists have come together to create resources for those whose jobs have been impacted by COVID-19. 

Our team at Mento is hosting Careers During COVID to highlight resources available to help workers navigate these unique times. It is becoming clear that we need to get used to this “new” normal, and luckily, we are already starting to get tools needed to make that possible. 

Below are the topics we plan to focus on during the conference. Please stay tuned as we will be announcing the speakers and confirmed schedule in the coming days! 

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Potential Topics include:

How to handle getting laid off

Leaving your company can be chaotic. But, there are many things you can do on your way out to make sure you are setting yourself up for success in the future. These things might seem like overkill, but the future you will thank you! 

How to weigh your healthcare options on a tight budget

If you have lost your employer provided health coverage, you should sort out your health insurance ASAP.  You certainly don’t want to be insurance-less in a pandemic! Evaluating COBRA vs. ACA vs. private options can be intimidating but right now your health is more paramount than ever. 

Unemployment & Stimulus

The CARES Act stimulus has made a difference but it has also made things more confusing than ever. Figure out how and if you qualify and how to start getting your payment.Right now, you can earn up to $2400 per month on unemployment. Thats real money. 

Upskilling the right way

There is a lot of competition for jobs right now. But don’t let this time go to waste, take advantage of it, and build out your skill set so you can make yourself more hire-able than ever, and who knows, maybe you will become higher paid too! 

Hiring...when do companies really start again?

Let’s face the facts. Although there might be some companies claiming to be hiring right now, it’s nothing compared to the volume of hires from just a couple months ago. What will it take for companies to start to hire again and when will it happen? 

Looking back, what would have we done differently?

At this point it's pretty safe to say that we were not prepared at almost every level for a pandemic. What could have business done differently in order to prevent such an astounding impact on the workforce? 

What are the positive outcomes that will come of this?

Most things in life are a double edged sword. Right now, it might be tough to see the positive effects that COVID-19 will have on our workforce, but surely there will be some. What are those effects and do they have the potential to outweigh the bad outcomes.

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