6 Tips for Sticking Out Your Holiday Job Search

Posted on December 1, 2015. Filed under: Career Management, Executive Job Search, International Job Seekers, Job Market Trends, Job Search Tips |

holiday job searchIt’s that time of year again. That time when mixed emotions, nostalgia, sentimentality, joy, anxiety, regret, and depression, all float around us for ~6 weeks like some deranged version of the Nutcracker.

And if you’re in career move mode or job search mode, it’s an even more confusing dance.

On top of the typical feelings that come with the end of one year and the beginning of another, job seekers have the emotional baggage that comes with any type of career move (internal or external).

If that isn’t bad enough, everyone, everywhere seems to have an opinion on what it’s like to go through a job search during the holidays that range from complete despair to unfounded optimism.

This year, to help curb some of the mixed signals you might be getting as you wade through the job market zoo during the holidays, I’ve put together a no-nonsense report called “6 Tips for Sticking Out Your Holiday Job Search.”

(I’m probably one of the few who thinks that the holidays can be a positive time for the job seeker if you’re willing to think and act a little differently than most!)


Click to download the free report: 6 Tips for Sticking Out Your Holiday Job Search


Stephen Van VreedeAbout Stephen—-

Stephen Van Vreede is not your average IT/technical résumé writer. He provides career strategy and concierge job search solutions for senior (15+ years) (ITtechExec) and up-and-coming (NoddlePlace) (5-15 years) tech and technical operations leaders. Stephen and his team focus on building simplified, targeted, and certain career move campaigns, be it an external search or an internal promotion. He is co-author of UNcommon with career development leader Brian Tracy (out June 11, 2015). Contact Stephen directly at Stephen@ittechexec.com or send him an invite at https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenvanvreede. To see whether Stephen and his team are a good fit for you, take their free (and anonymous) 1-minute compatibility quiz, Is the ITtechExec Approach a Good Match for You? Also, feel free to take his complimentary resume self-assessment quiz, How Certain Can You Be About Your Technical Resume? You might be surprised by what you find out!

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