"I'm staying on for a few months after contract - when should I start looking for a new job"?
With the hectic pace of training contacts these days, it’s no surprise that many opt to stay on in practice for a few months, use up their overtime, take a holiday and take a deep breath before they think about next steps.
If that’s you, here are a few things that you should definitely keep in mind:
- It can take 3-4 weeks (or more) for that ideal role to come up in the right location for you.
- Most recruitment processes take between 1-2 weeks. That’s pretty fast.
- If you want to start new role in September, it’s best to start looking in early July (or even a little earlier if you want to get going ahead of everyone else!).
Most hiring managers won’t mind at all if you can’t start until September as long as it’s flagged up front. Hiring Managers are used to waiting 4-6 weeks (+) from offer to start date.
The Summer is short.
There are 12 weeks and closing between now and September.
The next busy season ain’t that far away you know….
It’s never too early to get going on your search.
Barden is where THE top accountants go before they start looking for a job. Get in touch with our Recently Qualified Accountant Team today who are here to help you get going on your search.
Not only are most of our Recently Qualified Accountant Team in Barden (Meet our teams – Dublin, Cork) qualified accountants just like you, we have all been trained in the Barden Career Model (TM). This unusual blend of experience, knowledge and training allows us to provide a different type of recruitment service!
(Got another question? Need a steer to keep you on the right track? Check out the Barden Newly Qualified Career Guide right here>>>)
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