By John Sumser
Ask around. Most of the incumbent career coaches are going to tell you that job hunting gets tough in December. They say that decisions don't get made, recruiters are slacking off, budgets are slamming shut and interviewers are glazing over. The 'end of the year slump' is like most of the other down times in the hiring cycle.
It's an illusion. Believe it and you'll relax your efforts. That's the very stuff of which self-fulfilling prophesies are made.