Walden University Career Services has everyone in our thoughts during this challenging time. Below you will find a list of career and support resources related to the impact of COVID-19.

Walden’s Student Assistance Program:
Walden University’s confidential counseling service to help cope with stress, anxiety, major life changes, and other personal and professional issues.

Coping with Stress:
This resource includes tips on how to identify signs of stress in others as well as in yourself. Also included are tips on how to assist with stress relief, especially in children who may not understand what is happening.

Filing for Unemployment:
Information on filing for unemployment benefits for each state.

United States Department of Labor::
This resource includes Department of Labor offices and resources by state, including unemployment benefits, workforce centers, and others.

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/additional_resources.html:
This site includes resources for multiple relevant organizations related to public health and employment in areas significantly impacted by the coronavirus.

https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus:
This site includes information on workplace safety, wages, hours, and leave, unemployment insurance flexibilities and a news section on topics related to the workplace and the coronavirus.

Tips for Working from Home:

https://www.npr.org/2020/03/15/815549926/8-tips-to-make-working-from-home-work-for-you:
  • This article provides helpful tips on creating a healthy, productive work environment and organizing your day when working from home.
  • One aspect this article does not address is the isolation of working from home. An important tip is to find ways to interact with others in a safe way. Schedule times to video chat with family members and friends or check in on neighbors.

Articles Related to Job Searching During the Coronavirus:

https://www.glassdoor.com/research/coronavirus-related-jobs-surge/:
  • While many industries may stall hiring right now, there are some industries that need help immediately. If you are looking for temporary employment, want to help relief efforts, or are looking to gain new skills, this can be a good time to apply. The healthcare industry and supply chain will need significant help.
https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/cant-work-during-emergency/:
  • This blog post generates ideas for freelance, flexible and remote work in education and training, writing, customer services, and other areas.

Career Services’ Job Search Resources: