For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, summer is well underway. In Washington D.C., where I reside, this means days are so humid that going outside can feel like stepping into one big steam shower. It also means lighter traffic, empty restaurants, and plentiful parking.
As the “out of office” email responses start flying in, it becomes increasingly obvious that the working world is on vacation. Especially in more vacation-leave generous places such as Europe, some offices virtually shut down during the months of July and August. But what if you are a job seeker — should you put your job search on hold, too?