If your New Year’s resolution is to find a new job in 2019, you’re selecting a tremendous year to do so. Not only is this time of the year a great time to seek out a new job, but today’s hiring market is a high-demand, low-supply market, which gives you strong leverage during the hiring process.
Traditionally, December is seen as the worst time to look for a new position. With abbreviated hours for the holidays, many hiring managers are out of the office, and thin year-end budgets, even your best efforts may go unnoticed.
Building a career in finance and accounting requires a blend of ambition, strong technical skills, and willingness to put in the work to achieve your career goals. Corporate finance professionals need to listen and absorb constructive criticism, be diligent in their work, and embrace a life-long learning mentality to get ahead.
Graduating from college can be an emotionally-conflicting experience. There are the obvious feelings of accomplishment and triumph. The process of obtaining your college degree likely featured a number of difficult challenges, and you should feel great about your success.