As sure as the sun rises, gyms and personal trainers will start advertising immediately after Christmas to entice the overindulgent to sign up.
It stands to reason there's also a 'purple patch' for seeking out a new job. Want to know when it is?
I want tell you the most powerful job hunting secret you'll ever hear. OK, big call, I know, but time after time, when I speak with job hunters, this is one of the most radically under-used strategies I see. Or rather, don't see.
And before you get all skeptical on me, I can tell you now, that scientifically, mathematically and any other kind of 'ically' you'd like to throw at me, it's an actual fact that you'll be six times more likely to get a 'Yes'.
Somewhat unimaginatively, I like to call it 'The Big Six'. And here it is: You don't ask one question, but six. Boom! There it is. So what exactly are these six mystical questions? Here goes...
Many people are advised that they should look for a company that 'provides a career'. Often I hear candidates say they want to leave a job, because their current employer is not 'looking after my career'.
Sure, it's important to work for a company where you can thrive, but above all you must understand this.