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September 20, 2011

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Jerry Albright

Great post Mr Minnesota. I'm not surprised the "expert" didn't want to have a discussion on his site. I'm glad you have here.


I would like to point out though - that in my opinion not only does hiring "not" slow down - it can be quite busy in fact. Furthermore - as a job seeker why not take advantage of your competition's "holiday slumber" and be on the ball?

Why wait until January 2 to revive your job search? You're only asking to be one of HUNDREDS who rush to "update their resume" after the holidays.

Stay frosty people.

Cyndi Camarillo

I have a number of positions to fill before year-end and my hiring activity will INCREASE from now to the end of the year. Please people, keep applying.

Eric Putkonen @ MinnesotaTechJobs.com

As a recruiter myself, I have seen delays due to the holidays (vacations and trying to get stuff done before year end)...but I have never not had a stack of open positions on my desk during the holidays and made several hires during that month or so over the holidays (recruiters don't take the month off - as would be the case if no hiring happens and therefore nothing to do).

It is a myth...plain and simple.

Eric Putkonen @ MinnesotaTechJobs.com

As a recruiter myself, I have seen delays due to the holidays (vacations and trying to get stuff done before year end)...but I have never not had a stack of open positions on my desk during the holidays and made several hires during that month or so over the holidays (recruiters don't take the month off - as would be the case if no hiring happens and therefore nothing to do).

It is a myth...plain and simple.

Tonya

I have no plans to slow down my search. I am on a mission. I hope I dont look to selfish when I say I hope no one else reads this post lol.

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