Why job seekers should not take the holidays off

Holiday networking

The holiday season can be an ideal time to reach hard-to-access contacts.

“Everything slows down at companies in December,” my client said, “so I think I’m going to take the month off.”  My reply: “Missed opportunity!”  

Everything slowing down is exactly the reason we SHOULD be intensively networking right now–reaching out to our existing contacts, and working to establish new ones.  [Read more…]