4 Dangerous Misconceptions About A Long Job Search
Trying to guess the length of your job search is a tortuous exercise because so many factors impact how long it will take you to find your next role.
According to a survey done by the recruiting company Randstad USA, the average length of a modern-day job search is clocking in at five months. But don’t put too much faith in that number, and don’t feel badly if you’ve already exceeded it.
Your job search may be complicated by any of the following market factors: concerning economic trends, a slowing or consolidating industry, a niche or hard to break into job field, shifting technology requirements or a slower hiring season (near summer vacations or the holidays).