If you're thinking about jumping the ship this year, you're not alone. According to a new survey from Glassdoor, 35 percent of recruiters, HR professionals and hiring managers anticipate that more employees will leave their companies within the next 12 months.
While finding another job is often an important catalyst for positive change, let's be honest: The process itself is not exactly anyone's idea of a good time. Between resume and cover letter drafting, interviewing and negotiating salary, job seeking can be time-consuming, stressful and draining — so ideally, you want to go through that process as few times as possible.
The key to accomplishing that, of course, is finding a job that you'll be happy with for years to come. But how exactly do you find that?
The answer, hiring decision makers believe, is to inform yourself as much as possible during the job search. So the next time you find yourself seeking out a new position, make sure to take the following steps.