I understand that we are in a pandemic and there have been massive layoffs around the world, but I have been looking for a new job for over two-years. Over two years ago, I decided I wanted to make a career change. I went back to school and got a Master's degree and began networking. Since then, I have met with career coaches, had my resume rewritten (many times) networked virtually, posted my resume on many sites, completed my MFA, gained new skills in my current role, created my own website that has a writing portfolio.... the only thing I haven't done is networked in-person which for obvious reasons not possible currently. I have also tried cold emailing, both recruiters and professionals who have jobs I want. Little to no response. The people who have met with me, have told me my background is great, but still no job. I cannot afford to flat-out quit my job, but I don't know what else to do to even get a phone screening anymore. If anyone could help or advise...
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