It can be very easy to use the holiday season as an excuse to slow down the job hunt. It is a very festive time, and spending time with your friends and family probably tops your to-do list this time of year. However, we have some information for you regarding why keeping up the job search during the holiday season is important.
While many people assume that organizations slow down the hiring process during the holidays, it’s becoming more apparent that this is not the case.
For companies whose fiscal years falls in line with the calendar year, these companies may be rushing to fill job positions that might not exist in next year’s budget. On the flip side, organizations may be preparing to hire for when the budget allows for it in the new year.
Hiring never stops because the needs driving hiring – including competitive pressures, growing markets and strategic initiatives – are always on the go.
Beyond the typical tasks related to a job search, here are some unique opportunities to help you find that new job you seek:
The end of the year is a great time to reflect and determine you goals for the upcoming year. Whatever you do during this holiday season, be sure to take time for yourself and enjoy the company of friends and family.