Job searching TODAY? You’re Not Alone
Today — the first Wednesday of the year — is the most popular day to start looking for a new job, according to Monster. Reason: “In December, your career is most likely not on the forefront of your mind because you’re racing around with holiday plans and functions,” says Monster’s Vicki Salem. “But January is a time for fresh starts. When the New Year comes, you might decide you’re not being challenged enough at work, you’re bored with your job, or you want to increase your salary.” In this piece, Fast Company lists five steps employers can take to help retain staffers who might be looking around.