Now 9 days into the new year and many of us have set ourselves new year’s resolutions. Research done around the most popular resolutions showed 71% of people chose to eat healthier whilst only 15% of people chose to drink less alcohol, probably very different percentages if I were to ask around my network, I digress. Each year, pretty much every one of us says the same thing - losing weight, saving money or learning something new. It may not come as a surprise to you to know that 32 days from now, almost 80% of people will have either given up or forgotten about their resolutions. I know it seems like I’m not going anywhere with this but bear with me.
In the top ten list of resolutions for this year, amongst the usual of reading more and spending more time with friends sits finding a new job. Given that most people have given up their new year’s resolutions by the second week of February, some people may stop searching when really their search has just begun.
Given that January is one of the busiest months for people leaving their jobs and for jobs becoming available, it’s important to be ready if you are looking for a new job. But how do you get ready? What is the best thing to do? How long does it actually take? Well to answer that, the link below gives advice on how to make the best use of this busy time. The most important thing to remember though is to take your time, don’t grab the first opportunity that comes your way if you know it’s not right. 2019 could be your year if you start it right, so why treat your career any different. Happy hunting!
"You don't want to jump ship from a place where you have longevity and make a bad move," Weiner advised. "Take a slower approach with the search."