Job Market In The Wake of COVID-19

COVID-19 has created much uncertainty for both applicants and employers as businesses nationwide find a new path forward.
May 5, 2020

Trade Talks is committed to keeping Americans employed and providing helpful resources to connect applicants with employers currently hiring and looking for skilled workers in a wide variety of industries. As you navigate the start of a career path into an in demand trade job, Trade Talks has compiled a list of helpful tools and resources to keep America moving forward in the post COVID-19 job market.

Applicant Resources


Glassdoor provides job seekers with the resources they need to shine a light on right-fit jobs and companies still hiring.
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US Department of Labor

The US Department of Labor provides resources to help workers navigate pandemic employment opportunities and challenges.
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National Retail Federation

The National Retail Federation provides job opportunities for workers displaced by COVID-19 from retail companies hiring thousands of workers nationwide to meet increased consumer demand.
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ZipRecruiter helps locate hiring opportunities from thousands of employers expanding hiring efforts during the pandemic.
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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides helpful and thorough employment resources to find the right opportunities based on your skillset and interests. With extensive search capabilities, BLS also allows you to identify career opportunities based on these three identifiers:

McKinsey & Company

COVID-19 and Jobs: Monitoring the US impact on People and Places
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Employer Resources

Indeed for Employers

Find regularly updated COVID-19 resources about keeping your business running and navigating critical communication with both employees and customers.
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Georgia Department of Public Health

Strategies for businesses and employers to help navigate employee safety and protocols.
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Associated General Contractors of Georgia

The Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC Georgia) is the leading, statewide professional trade association representing the commercial construction industry in Georgia. As one of 89 chapters affiliated with the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC of America), AGC represents over 27,000 firms nationwide and plugged in to many employment opportunities around the country.
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Human Resource Executive

The latest news and insights to how HR can best respond for the betterment of their employees.
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National Safety Council’s Resources

Take advantage of the National Safety Council’s Resources for Employee Mental Health and Wellbeing to prioritize your employees wellbeing during COVID. These tools can help address growing mental health concerns related to COVID and provide workers with the assistance they need.
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