I’m Mid-Career Employee and I’m Considering Changing Jobs. Should I Work With a Recruiter? If So, How?

Working with a Recruiter: Benefits and Common Mistakes Q:  I’m a mid-career employee with a Fortune 500 company and I’m considering a changing jobs.  As I do, I’m wondering if I should work with a recruiter.  Although I think it may be a good idea, I’ve heard things.  In fact, I’ve been told that recruiters don’t offer many benefits to job seekers. After all, the employer is the client – they are paying recruiters to find good candidates to fill … Continued

Which One Of These 5 Mistakes Are You Making?

WHICH ONE OF THESE 5 MISTAKES ARE YOU MAKING? This is the first in my series on the most common and absolute “dumbest mistakes” you’re probably making when applying for job after job. Mistake 1 Employers get so many resumes and letters saying the same worn-out things and using the same tired old phrases, that it’s hard to see the difference between the applicants. Phrases like: “I’m good with people,” “I’m a good learner” and “I love a challenge” appear … Continued

I’m A Financial Analyst and I’m Looking for a New Position. How Can a Finance & Accounting Recruiter Help Me?

FAQs About Working with a Finance and Accounting Recruiter Previously, we reviewed the best practices of working with a recruiter in general. However, what if you’re working with a finance and accounting recruiter specifically? What should you expect? What course of action is best? Fortunately, we have answers to these questions . . . in the form of more questions. Don’t worry, though: we also have the answers to those questions. Q1:  Where can I find finance and accounting recruiters? … Continued

I Want The Job!! How Do I Get Through The Interview?

SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY AND THE JOB: THE INTERVIEW So, you’ve submitted a killer Curriculum Vitae and supporting documents. You’re ahead of the pack and have just received a call for an interview. What do you do next? The interview is the most stressful and important part of job hunting. This is where the employers make a decision based on his or her impression of whether to hire you for their job. You will want to do your best in this … Continued