Worklife Round-Up for January 7th, 2018
This week we have several articles on searching for jobs in January. New Year, New Job!
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How is it possible that it’s only the third work day in January and everyone I speak with sounds wiped out already? The start of a new year is always a little rough. We have high expectations and pressures of becoming a better person, excelling in our career or finding a great new job.
When should you focus your job search efforts? Is there a specific hiring season? Strawberry lemonade provides refreshment during the scorching summer; pumpkin spiced lattes are better in the fall, and mint mocha takes the bite out of winter. Yes, there is a season for just about everything, including your job search.
By the time January comes around, you’ll be more prepared and have a leg up on the job seekers who just throw resumes out hoping for a new job. Beat the January rush and start planning your job search right now.
You may already know that according to data from the recruiting industry, January is the top month for placing candidates in new jobs. But did you know that the vast majority of those candidates began the application and interview process as early as September or October of the previous year?