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Resolution Revolution: Jobseekers are most active in January, reveals latest Campaign Jobs data

More people apply for jobs in January than any other month of the year, according to the latest data from Campaign's specialist job board, Campaign Jobs.

Resolution Revolution: Jobseekers are most active in January, reveals latest Campaign Jobs data

In fact, 31% more people applied for a job on Campaign Jobs in January 2018 than the average over 12 months.*

In line with this trend, the number of people looking at jobs on the site saw a 24% spike in January 2018, and the overall number of unique users visiting the site was 16% higher than the 12-month average.**

A YouGov poll in December 2017 also revealed that the seventh most popular new year’s resolution is to ‘get a new job’.*** So if you’re recruiting, January is clearly a peak time to advertise.

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"Our job site data indicates that recruiters looking to advertise their jobs should consider January as a prime time to invest as it’s when you’re most likely to get the biggest bang for your buck", says Vicky Quinn, head of recruitment sales at Campaign Jobs.

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"Bearing in mind that advertising in January will make your investment work harder for you, it’s a great time to revolutionise your recruitment strategy and consider your options beyond a standard job listing", adds Joe Edmonds, recruitment sales director, Campaign Jobs.

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*Source: Madgex, 1 December 2017 - 30 November 2018
**Source: Google Analytics, 1 December 2017 - 30 November 2018
***YouGov poll, 2017


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