Asking Santa To Put a New Job Under The Tree? Here’s Help

There are approximately 33-million job openings in the United States this month. And while some job searches can take up to 5 months, the average hire time is 23.8 days from interview to hire. 

It may be tempting to neglect your job search in the hustle and bustle of holiday stress. But this could be the best time to shop for the perfect gift for the most important person in your life.

If you want a new job for Christmas, don’t let the holidays be an excuse to slack off. Use them to your advantage. With many companies actively hiring and less competition from other candidates, now is your time to shine.

Despite what you may think, companies are always hiring. It takes an average of three weeks to hire someone new, so they can’t afford to stop during the holidays.

Do Companies Hire in December

A slower job market means you can take the time to figure out what job you want versus just applying to whatever is posted that sounds okay.

Figure Out What You Want

As with any job search, you must make sure your resume and cover letter are up to date. 

Update Resumes and Cover Letter

People get together as much as possible during the holidays. Attending these events is your chance to let your professional connections know that you’re looking for a new job.

Network at Holiday Event

Let’s be honest—cold calling and requesting to meet for coffee to reconnect with colleagues and acquaintances can feel very awkward.

Use The Holidays To Reconnect

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