COVID-19 Job Search Strategies

During these uncertain times, Stanford GSB and Alumni Career Services remain your lifelong partner as you navigate change throughout your career.

We’ve created a lineup of timely programs to help you navigate a job search in today’s environment, and aggregated relevant job search strategies and tools.


Conduct a competency analysis and lean on your existing competencies.

Develop a market-responsive Plan A, B, and C, using our Career Planning Worksheet.

Prioritize self-care and community.


Identify opportunities.

  • Access the GSB CareerHub platform for job listings, employer insights, and company contacts
  • Learn how to create job alerts, make yourself visible to recruiters, and manage job search tasks in the Alumni CareerHub Guide

Use downtime to invest in your skills.

Network, network, network.

Get expert advice.

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Two women talking in a classroom of other students. Credit: Elena Zhukova
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