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My family is relocating. How do I begin searching for a new job?

Johnny C. Taylor Jr.

If your family is relocating, consider targeting remote work opportunities as many employers have become flexible.

Johnny C. Taylor Jr. tackles your human resources questions as part of a series for USA TODAY. Taylor is president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest HR professional society and author of “Reset: A Leader’s Guide to Work in an Age of Upheaval.”

The questions are submitted by readers, and Taylor’s answers below have been edited for length and clarity.

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Question: My family will be relocating in the next six months. How can I prepare for my job search in the new location? – Hans

Johnny C. Taylor Jr.: Relocation adds another layer of complexity to the already imposing undertaking of a job search. If possible, try to give yourself plenty of time to find a new job.

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