Secrets of the Job Hunt


Friday, November 17, 2006

Job Hunting Season is Coming

Saw this great article on the job hunting 'season' which really begins in earnest once the new year hits. I just love the start of a new season. Opening day is just about 7 weeks away.

Thirty-eight percent of IT professionals surveyed said they were likely to look for a new job in the third quarter of 2006, and the number is expected to grow in the fourth quarter, according to a survey released Oct. 23 by Spherion, a recruiting and staffing firm.

"Job-hunting times peak here in the fourth quarter and the beginning of the first quarter of the year. This is the time that budgets are approved and new initiatives are commencing and there is a flurry of activity, as seen in the number of jobs we fill for our customers as well as the activity base.

"A lot of people are saying to themselves: I will be in a new job next year," Jim Lanzalotto, vice president of strategy and marketing at Yoh Services, a provider of talent and outsourcing services based in Philadelphia, told eWEEK.

continue reading on eWeek

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