While shopping for everyone’s must have items for the holidays, do not give up on your job shopping for your new next step. Also, when you have a few days "off" from work (maybe), spend some time catching up with my #profadvice on managing your career and more.
If you are shopping for a new job, try not to get disappointed with the lack of communication as you will probably not hear back from anyone because the holidays are so busy for everyone. Do not get discouraged; understand that most every office goes to half-staff either planned or on accident because everyone is more focused on planning their events and fun stuff for the holiday season. That being said, do not give up on your search because it is possible that your resume will be seen right after the holidays. Early spring is a great time to find a new job because once the holidays are over and the New Year has officially begun, people are thinking about achieving the rest of their performance goals by the year-end for their particular companies.
Ways to be ready to be on the top of everyone’s minds for the new jobs opening up is to consider following these quick tips for holiday job shopping:
If all of my content and lessons have spoken to you, please check out my seminars being offered at Wagner College to help you prepare to take your next step: http://wagner.edu/lifelong-learning/career-workshop/
Have a great holiday and spend some down time catching up with my content, lessons learned and videos to help you prepare for finding your next step in your career. Happy Hunting!
Lisa Vento Nielsen