Quick and Quintessential Career & Job Tips
Job-hunting tips from the June 12, 2000 issue of QuintZine.
Think summer is not a good time for job hunting? Think again. Summer can be a great time to job-hunt. Competition is minimal because job-seekers assume hiring decisions will be postponed until fall. While the assumption often proves correct, the groundwork for hiring can be laid in the summer – through effective networking. Just as parties and networking opportunities increase during the Christmas holidays, picnics, barbecues, beach parties, and outdoor sporting activities provide sizzling summertime networking occasions. Vacations can be planned around the possibility of relocating one’s career to another locale and networking while on vacation. New fiscal years often begin in June or July, making new hiring possible.
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