5 Advantages of Looking for a New Job Over the Holidays
Many job seekers take it for granted that the holidays are not the best time to be on the job market, so they suspend their job hunt until after the new year. Others get distracted by all of the holiday hullabaloo and don’t put as much time and effort into their search as they need to.
But, is many cases, this is a mistake. Unless you’re in a very specific field (or on the academic job market, for example) that has very strict hiring seasons, the majority of companies and organizations continue to hire year round, even over the holidays. What’s more, job searching over the holidays can actually present you with certain advantages that other job seekers won’t have throughout the rest of the year.
Here are 5 reasons why it’s a great idea to put (or keep) yourself on the job market during the holiday season: