If you want to land a job, now is a good time, according to the experts.
January usually starts slowly as people come back from holiday vacations, but by week two things are running smoothly. Once that happens, hiring picks up pretty fast, with interviews starting up and the momentum lasting into February, according to the job-seeker blog “Career Sidekick.”
Companies get their new hiring budgets for the year in January and hiring activity that was delayed in November and December can move forward. So there’s a backlog of jobs that needs to be filled.
Sound good? Well, of course there’s a lot more to it than that. Timing, location, your skills, experience and a slew of other factors come into play. Then, there’s the job market.