Millions of people across the world have put aside priorities to just focus on one: COVID-19. They all have an important role to play, from different professional angles.
Who is managing the Corona virus? Let’s take a look at the jobs and majors that are most ‘affected’.
Get a feel for how people have an impact to managing the virus. Check how you could have an impact in crises like these, and what you would need to do to get there. Good moment to consider your career ?
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Research how to manage the virus.
Understanding what kind of virus it is, trying to find the right treatment, researching potential mutations of the virus. These are just a few things scientists are currently busy with across the globe. People typically heavily rely on scientists in crises like this.
Containing the virus.
In areas that are affected, emergency services are quarantining areas where groups of people are infected. They help set up medical facilities, like for instance pop up hospitals. They work closely with medical people and police or even military to block affected areas. They may also connect with local politicians and with media, to keep them informed.
Offering care and managing anxiety.
Medical professionals are of critical importance in times like these. People consult GP’s around the world. GP’s need to understand the risks and characteristics around the disease, to reduce anxiety. In affected areas they play essential roles in supporting patients and their recovery.
Who is managing the Corona virus?
People refer to politicians at all levels (local, state, national) at the moment to get their guidance on how to prepare or contain Corona. They are the ones who need to choose. They set the tone. Will we go lock down? partially lock down? How will jobs be protected? How will business be supported? What’s there to be said about when everything will be over? Politicians rely on their advisors to set the right strategy and response.
Managing people and numbers.
Many businesses are impacted. Some significantly.
Apart from the impact to the financials, organizations also assess how their employees are impacted. International organizations have taken measures to prevent employees being infected. Huge numbers of employees are working from home. Quite a few people lost their jobs. We’ve seen a huge unemployment in the USA a few months ago of around 20%. This has fortunately recovered to single digits.
Schools have been closing down around the world in an effort to prevent further spread of the virus. School management around the world are currently managing remote learning. (Check our blog how to get the best out of studying from home). Biology teachers will be busy explaining to students what the virus is all about. Check jobs like principal, superintendant.
Keeping us informed.
Journalists completely reshuffled their agenda’s to keep track of what’s going on around the world. And to keep us informed. They stay abreast of trends (How’s the virus spreading ? What measures are taking to limit the spread? Where and when do negative trends turn positive ?). And they share the urgent news, as well as backgrounds to what the virus is all about. Check jobs like Journalist, Radio and TV Announcer, Foreign Correspondent or Broadcast news Analyst.
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