Here's Why Tuesday is the Best Day to Apply for a Job

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By Jacquelyn Smith

If you want to increase your chances of landing a job, apply for the gig on a Tuesday.

According to new data from SmartRecruiters, which examined a randomized cross section of over 270,000 job postings, Tuesday is the most popular day for companies to post job listings.

The graph below shows that the week is front-loaded with job postings, with nearly 58% of all jobs being posted Monday through Wednesday, and Tuesday being the day with the most action.