It’s a myth that no one hires in November & December. In fact, I filled a tremendous number of openings in November and December because I forced my clients to forfeit their budget & headcount if they didn’t fill a position that was open for more than 90 days by the end of the year.
I’m heartless, but nothing motivates a manager like budgets, money, and span-of-control.
So don’t be depressed or discouraged about your job search based on the myth that no one gets a job at the end of the year. People do get hired. Be depressed and discouraged that society places so much stress upon us during the holidays.