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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
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SWOT Analysis For Your Career

Last week was an important one in the calendar for McGinnis Loy – we all sat down to periodically review our SWOT analysis for the business, updating where we are going and how we are going to get there. It got me thinking that the same could and should be done by everyone who is job seeking currently to make sure their careers are also on track.

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SWOT Analysis For Your Career

Top 25 Accountancy Practices In The UK & The Job Search

Following my post about jobs in the Accountancy Profession last week, roles in practice are certainly one of the growth areas within the wider Finance & Accounting sector. Between the Top 25 Accountancy practices in the UK there are over 2,000 jobs currently available, but as I mentioned last week, securing a role within practice is both highly competitive and very sought after.

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Top 25 Accountancy Practices In The UK & The Job Search

Top 10 Accounting Firms & The Job Search

When deciding on a career in Finance, there are usually two routes that accountants can take. One is to find a position with an accountancy practice after University, and the second is to find a role straight in Industry. Ranked by Fee Income, I have listed below the largest 10 UK Accountancy firms, with details on partner numbers, offices, revenue and direct links to their carer sites so you can browse through the available jobs.

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Top 10 Accounting Firms & The Job Search

Accounting Institutes & The Job Search (Part II)

Having run through some of the major accounting bodies last week, I thought it would be good to highlight a selection of the more specialised institutes within Finance & Accounting, and discuss what they offer job seekers within their niche field. Using the career resources of a professional association can be useful if you are looking for a new finance role, alongside all the other methods we talk about here at Approachthemarket.com

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Accounting Institutes & The Job Search (Part II)