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Let’s Talk: Hiring in the 4th Quarter

Let’s Talk: Hiring in the 4th Quarter

Posted On: October 8, 2018 by Skywalk Group in: Business, Hiring, Jobs, News

Forget about everything you’ve been told about the fourth quarter. It’s typically known as a time when companies are crunching numbers and trying to pull themselves out of the red. Budget cuts, hiring freezes, and few candidate options have been long thought to be the norm for the end of the year. However, times have changed and hiring around the holidays has become beneficial to your company and its bottom line. Here are three myths about hiring in the fourth quarter and why they’re wrong: Myth 1: Always Wait to Hire When the New Year Starts Since many companies still wait to hire until after the first of the year, there is a hiring frenzy that can occur. The already small pool of candidates gets noticeably smaller as companies rush in to fill their open positions. By hiring in the fourth quarter, you can get the pick of the lot and ensure that your new hire is the best fit for the position. Don’t wait for competing companies to set up their new annual budget...