Don’t Wait, Continue Your Career Search During the Holidays…
The holiday season may present a perfect opportunity to build your network and be referred to professionals who can open career doors for you.
Four Powerful Cases for Career Searching Over the Holidays
- You’ll have more opportunity to attend holiday online networking events. Take advantage of those interchanges, then immediately connect with your new relationships online and keep the communication going.
- You’ll have less competition since many job seekers stop actively looking, Keep up with your networking and reach out to referrals.
- Your career contacts have more time to refer you now than they will just after the holidays. Don’t “buy in” to, “I’m very busy now. Let’s talk after the holidays.” We all know that work does not lighten up after the new year.
- More referrals are apt to be receptive to you when you reach out. The holidays are a time of gratitude and giving and definitely more social. There is no better time than to get to know new professionals, ask and give referrals, and make introductions.