6 YouTube Channels That Can Help You Find a Job During the Coronavirus Outbreak

If you’re one of the many people who lost their job or crucial work hours due to the coronavirus outbreak, you might be feeling unsure of your next steps. Maybe you need to stay quarantined and want to find new sources or income, or maybe you’re not sure how to go about a job search as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

These work and business-themed YouTube channels have plenty of resources you can draw from to stay proactive about your career in self-isolation. From work-at-home job lists to job search and career change tips, you can find wisdom and guidance about where to go from here during these unsettling times.

Sam King, CEO of Veracode, working from home
Sam King, CEO of Veracode, working from home | Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Melecia at Home

The Melecia At Home channel is 100% focused on remote and work-from-home gigs and jobs in all fields. In addition to offering creative side hustle ideas, these videos are unique because they’re heavily geared towards curated lists of specific work-from-home jobs that are well-paid and currently hiring.

Uploads have been a lot more frequent during coronavirus quarantine, so make sure to check them out.

Andrew LaCivita

Career and work expert Andrew LaCivita shares videos about job searches, perfecting your resume and cover letter, and nailing your next job interview on his popular YouTube channel. Recently, he has focused his content on helping people who are looking for their next lucrative gig due to the coronavirus outbreak.

New videos will help you navigate career changes and job hunting while quarantined.

Self Made Millennial

HR recruiter Madeline Mann shares advice on all things job and career on this channel. Most of her videos focus on job-hunting, acing an interview, and navigating sticky workplace situations, like quitting a job or disagreeing with a coworker.

Her coronavirus-related career videos include a rundown of which industries are still hiring right now, ideas on following up after job interviews during the COVID-19 crisis, and advice on how early-career professionals can stay on top of their job search in uncertain times.

Professor Heather Austin

Professor Heather Austin, a job search professional, frequently uploads videos on maintaining a solid presence on LinkedIn, crafting your resume, and answering specific common interview questions.

In addition to her recent step-by-step videos on continuing (or launching) your job search during the COVID-19 outbreak, you should take a look at her content on how to master virtual and video job interview skills.

Cass Thompson Career Advice

Cass Thompson’s career advice channel offers tips on establishing an impressive presence on LinkedIn, as well as videos on productivity at work and building your dream career.

In addition to videos on how to navigate your job search or career change from home during COVID-19 quarantine and how to stay productive during stressful times, you can’t miss Thompson’s video on 20 companies that are still actively hiring during the coronavirus outbreak.

Work It Daily

In recent weeks, J.T. O’Donnell’s Work It Daily YouTube channel has featured a wide range of career advice videos aimed at ambitious professionals who have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Many of the topics on this channel—like searching for a job after the age of 50 in a public health crisis, explaining a coronavirus-related layoff, and which industries are likeliest to continue to hire in the coming months—are unique and highly specific, so they’re worth a look.