Design For Life: How can I find a new job?

This week, our expert advises a recently-let-go professional on how to make themselves more attractive to prospective employers

It can be difficult to work your way back into the jobs market. Illustration: Getty

Dear Expert,

I was made redundant from a copywriting job six months ago, and since then, even though I have a lot of experience in copywriting and digital marketing, I've found it impossible to get to the first round of an interview stage. I just can't get in the door, or the Zoom, or whatever. I know it's not personal, but I've started to wonder if there's something obvious that I'm doing wrong. Or maybe ...