While I'll encourage you to make the most of August, get the jump on the other guy in December, and use the summer slowdown to your advantage, there are times when even fervent job geeks like me will advise you to take a load off and skip the job hunt.
How does length of career and size of compensation affect the length of the hunt for TheLadders’ customers?
How does time in the work force affect compensation for members of TheLadders? And how much do years and salary prolong their job searches?
According to TheLadders’ data, members at the high end of the experience range – 15 years or more – earn significantly more than their less-experienced peers. Ultimately, however, it is higher salary expectations that extend the job search rather than long work histories.