The library’s most checked-out career-related books of 2015 were mainly focused on the specific nuts and bolts of getting a particular job, such as creating a stellar resume or cover letter, nailing a job interview, or passing a professional exam.
The holiday season may not seem like an optimal time to find a job, but there are creative ways for job seekers to use this unique time of year to their advantage.
For one thing, there’s less competition at this time of year. Holiday parties can be viewed as opportunities for networking. There are seasonal volunteering opportunities that can be used as a chance to build skills and experience and connect with potential employers. These are just a few examples of the opportunities that arise as a New Year approaches.