MOVE OVER BLUE MONDAY, JANUARY PROVES THE PRIME TIME FOR A FRESH START AND NEW JOB

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Known as the month of new beginnings, January is a chance to reinvent ourselves and make a fresh start. Now a new study from JOB TODAY, the UK’s number one hiring app, is dispelling the myth of Blue Monday – allegedly the most depressing day of the year. Revealing that January is far from joy-free, The study published on Manchester TV finds that Blue Monday in fact marks the month when most of us take charge and make a change.

JOB TODAY found the number of those searching for ‘career change’ skyrocketed in January by more than 40 per cent the monthly average, and nearly double that of December, as many of us look at jumping ship with our jobs to make good on the ‘new year, new me’ mantra.

With the current political climate causing future uncertainty in the job market, it appears Brits are actively pursuing a career change to seek stability, with the popularity of working multiple jobs also becoming a growing trend.

 

Top months for searches of “Career Change”

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

Dec

14800

9900

9900

9900

8100

 

(Above data compiled from Google searches)

 

For those craving a career change, the run up to Christmas seems to be the cause. The research reveals actually the most stressed at work in October and November, as work commitments ahead of the festive season leave Brits tense.

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