There are lots of advantages of looking for a new job this month, with many new temporary and permanent vacancies and less competition, December is a really good time of year to be searching for your next role. If you choose to put your search off until the New Year you’ll miss out on lots of great career opportunities. Here are 5 benefits of job hunting this December!
END OF YEAR BUDGETS
Many candidates make the assumption that hiring managers will be slowing down over the festive season, however, lots of departments will be looking to spend the remainder of their annual budget in December, which can lead to a lot more job openings!
There are lots more temporary roles available in December to deal with a higher demand for products and services over Christmas and New Year. Keep an eye out for Christmas vacancies, as they’re a great way to expand your experience and get your foot on the career ladder!
READY FOR NEW YEAR ROLES
December is the time when most departments will be reviewing their annual performance and looking to find new ways to improve in the New Year, often this will result in new vacancies that a business will aim to fill by the start of the next year.
You will face a lot less competition in December as many candidates decide to leave their search until the New Year. Take advantage of this and continue your search throughout the festive season.
December is a great time to network! Whether you’re attending a friend, family’s or company event, it’s likely you’ll be presented with the opportunity to reach out and talk to lots of different people. Make the most of any events you attend over the festive season and expand your network. The bigger your personal and professional network the more opportunities you’ll have available to you!
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