Why you must act quickly if you want to beat the competition and secure your dream job in 2021
Our new motto for 2021 seems to be: “Let’s put 2020 behind us”. And why wouldn’t you want to? It has been a year full of change, stress and let’s be honest – not a whole lot of fun. If that stress has been amplified current by your job, it may be time to start planning for a new one.
If you are thinking about making a career or job change for 2021 – you’re not alone. In fact, 16% of Australians are planning to pursue a job change in the next one to three months.
But did you know that the average time it takes to finalise your job change has increased over the last five years and is now a huge 63 days!
It’s longer than you would expect, but when you take into consideration the searching process, interviews, second interviews (and sometimes third!), as well as the leave you give to your old job, you start to see where the days add up.
The new year is just weeks away, and when you take into consideration shut-down periods over Christmas and New Year (because let’s be real, you are not going to be in job searching mode the day after Christmas), that leaves even less time.
This is exactly the reason why you should be starting your job search now to start 2021 with a bang!
The other reason why now is the perfect time to start your dream job search is that the start of the new year tends to be a time when everyone is on the hunt for a new job. It seems to be one of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions.
In a post-COVID world where jobs are the new premium, you can expect to see the number of job seekers increasing by the day. This can make the competition extremely high and might make it more difficult to land the job you are wanting.
How a boutique recruitment agency can help you start 2021 with a bang
Coastal Recruitment Group are the leading boutique recruitment agency across Newcastle, the Central Coast and Sydney. Using one of our Recruitment Specialists to help you find and secure a position will enable a streamlined, fast-tracked process saving you time matching you with potential employers. This could shorten the average 63 days significantly getting you into your new job sooner.
According to Greg Savage, a respected voice in the recruitment world and the recipient of multiple recruitment-based awards and honours, it takes recruitment agencies significantly less time to fill a job position than it takes to apply for one yourself. Quality recruiters can fill a temporary or contract job within five days.
Our Recruitment Specialists give each and every one of our candidates a personalised, custom experience. Always asking you the right questions about what you want out of your job and what your ideal future looks like.
If time is of the essence in your job hunt, we can help to fast-track your search.
Being a local recruitment agency, our specialists have all the knowledge and contacts to be able to match you with your needs and to your dream job.
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