Posts by Category: Current Trends

Venture Capitalists: A Potential Career Choice

If you have not thought seriously about which industry sector(s) you would like to work for, now would be a good time to do so, as some are performing much better than others. One of the micro-sectors within Financial Services that hardly anyone talks to me about are the Venture Capital companies – no one I know has ever considered them as an option

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Venture Capitalists: A Potential Career Choice

10 Tips To Help You Cope With Redundancy

Of all the people I meet through McGinnis Loy, those who tell me they have lost their job because of redundancy stand out for me, and there seems to be two distinct groups that people fit into. So what can you do if you have been made redundant recently and are job hunting again? Here are ten tips which will hopefully help steer you in the right direction

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10 Tips To Help You Cope With Redundancy

Holiday Over? 10 Of Britain’s Best Paid Jobs

With summer holidays over, this week will see everyone heading back to work. For recruiters and job seekers alike, we are coming up to peak season as key decision makers will soon be back at their desks too. There are two big times in the year when people think seriously about changing jobs, usually Aug/Sept after the summer holidays and again after Christmas / New Year. If you have just returned from holiday, that break for some can mean a more dramatic decision than just wanting to change jobs – it can be a complete career change.

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Holiday Over?  10 Of Britain’s Best Paid Jobs

Accountants, Social Media & The Job Search

I was intrigued by an article last week called “Accountants don’t do social media – or do they, but they don’t realise they do?” It was written by Elaine Clark, one of the speakers at an event held by the ICAEW. It made me think that when I interview Accountants, very few acknowledge Social Media and even fewer the power of Twitter.

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Accountants, Social Media & The Job Search