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Applying during summer

August 21, 2019 | Career & job search | Nathalie Burg

Why it may be advisable to apply in the summer

Every year, many jobseekers have to be reminded that it can be very beneficial to apply for a job in the summer. Waiting to send your applications in September can be a grave mistake. The following are some of the reasons why one should not pass on trying to find a job this summer:

Less competition

Your chances of getting a job are much higher in the summer months since there are fewer applications.

HR consultants are easier to reach

In the months of July and August, especially in larger companies, there is less going on and the HR consultants can take more time for individual interviews. Of course, this also bears benefits for the mood of the discussion.

Hiring from September

Since most companies like to take their time and be sure when hiring new staff, the process can take two or even three months. Applications for September are therefore already underway.

Thanks to smartphones, tablets, or laptops, searching and applying for a job is no longer a problem, even if you are on a beach or in a hotel.

Apply, despite holidays

Thanks to smartphones, tablets, or laptops, searching and applying for a job is no longer a problem, even if you are on a beach or in a hotel. One should just take care not to miss any calls from a potential employer and to keep the noise during the call to a minimum.

Revise your CV

In addition, the summer offers good opportunities to revise your CV and add that special something. You also have time to rethink your profession and maybe pursue an additional training course.

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