About This Episode
In this episode, we are discussing the different hiring seasons in the cybersecurity industry. After all, understanding the different hiring seasons is essential to reaching your goal of getting hired into your dream cybersecurity role. Many people don’t realize that there are high periods and low periods of hiring throughout the calendar year, so in this episode we are going to discuss the three key hiring periods that occur each year and the reasons behind them.
Looking for a job can be challenging, so it is often difficult to land your dream job immediately. By understanding the hiring cycles and where they exist on the calendar, you are going to be able to increase your odds of landing a position faster. Depending on the specific portion of the cybersecurity industry you want to work in, there are better and worse times to submit your application. For example, if you want to get a position working for the government, one of the biggest hiring seasons tends to be in October and November because the Government’s new fiscal year begins on October 1st each year.
Throughout this episode, we will focus on the three distinct hiring seasons and which is used in which parts of the industry. This includes the January/February, April/May, October/November hiring seasons.
Of course, you can find a job at any time during the year, but certain times are better than others as you will learn in this episode. While timing can help increase your odds of success, remember that you still need perseverance, adding value to the organization, and being confident in overcoming challenges to ultimately be successful in your job hunt.
What You’ll Learn
How does the calendar affect the hiring process?Why do different companies and organization hire more people during specific times of the year?What steps can you take to increase your odds of being hired during that hiring season?
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