It is a common misconception that job searches die down over the holidays; however, that is not necessarily the case. There is a level of pressure to fill a job by the end of the year so the position can start at the beginning of the year, and recruiters as well as hiring managers are busy trying to fill these positions despite the holidays. However, for those involved in the hiring process, the phone can be less active during this time since many workers take their vacations during the holidays. As a job seeker, you should take advantage of this, as they will likely have more openings in their calendar to fit you into. Be proactive during this time and you may find yourself very glad you were!
To read more about how to use the holidays to your job search advantage, read the article in Forbes, “Use the Holidays Season to Find a Job.”