Why You Should Job-Hunt During the Holidays

Many people think that the holidays are a bad time to job hunt, but that is a common myth. In my latest BloombergBusinessweek and Psychology Today blogs I challenge that misconception and show how you can use it to your advantage.

In fact, even during times of high unemployment, when things slow down at the office there’s a golden opportunity for hiring to finally move to the front burner. During the holidays, many managers will now have time to attend to their flood of resumes. Granted, this is certainly not a boom time for adding staff, but there are still openings to fill. And this slower pace can help you get faster responses. That is, if you’re visible.

Take a look at BloombergBusinessweek and Psychology Today for are some pointers on leveraging the holidays in your job-search favor.