If you’re interested in a new job or a career boost, now is the time to take action and jump into your job search—because January and February are the biggest months for hiring.

The start of the new year brings with it companies who are focused on finding new talent and kicking off the year by selecting people, making offers and awarding jobs. So polish your resume and land your next opportunity.

Why Now Is the Time

According to multiple sources from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics to hiring companies like Indeed and Monster, January and February boast the largest numbers of open jobs and also, applications.

In addition, hiring trends are positive. Specifically, more than 70% of people who were laid off said they found a new job within three months, according to Revelio Labs, and 85% of organizations say they’re hiring people in under four weeks, according to data from Employ Inc. Hiring leaders are also saying it’s challenging (81%) or very challenging (33%) to fill roles. All of this is good news for job seekers.