Christmas and the New Year is once again almost upon us and as a recruitment specialist we know it’s not unusual for people to put off their job search until after the Christmas and New Year festivities.
There are many reasons why job hunting is put off until the New Year, perhaps firstly is being able to spend more time with family, friends and loved ones as it’s one of the only times of the year that everyone is on holiday at the same time, or it might be that we are all just be too busy with everything that comes with preparing for the festivities and therefore we feel we have no time to dedicate to finding that potential new job.
There is also the misconception that employers are not looking for potential new employees at this time of the year, and that they suspend their recruitment plans ready for a big drive in January! However, we know that this is actually not always the case, so if you are looking for a new job opportunity don’t put it off, take into consideration the 5 tips below to help you decide if now is in fact the best time for you to search for that dream job;
So, there you go – we hope these tips and considerations have been helpful, don’t forget to make your CV the best it can be and If you need advice and support in ensuring your CV is ‘job search ready’ then do not hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your CV and have one of our consultants help you on your way to your next job!
Merry Christmas and a Happy ‘New Job Year’