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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
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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

Secret Of Your Job Search Success

To carry on our monthly stories about real people finding new jobs, this months focus is from someone who secured a new role within the Accounting & Finance field, thanks to the recruiters at McGinnis Loy. This month we hear from Matt Wilkins, and asked him to share his job search experiences with us (both good and bad).

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Secret Of Your Job Search Success
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Stress & The Job Search

Stress is something at the top of many people’s list that I meet, and the overwhelming majority say job hunting is stressful. For many, stress comes with the territory and some people are able to keep it under control reasonably well. For others though, it can be a constant battle and if the meeting I had with a Finance Director last week is anything to go by, it seems many job-seekers are stressed for a whole host of reasons.

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Stress & The Job Search

Prepare Yourself Like Royalty

What a brilliant event the Royal Wedding was on Friday, the intricate preparation over many months ensured timings on the day were perfect. Reflecting back on the day made me think about job-seekers, and how much more successful individuals could be if they put the same amount of effort and enthusiasm into preparation for their job search.

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Prepare Yourself Like Royalty
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The Job Description & Interview Success

For anyone seeking a new role, understanding job descriptions are a key element of interview preparation – alongside gathering company information, researching interviewers background, finding out the style of interview, knowing if there will be psychometric tests etc. Ensuring you have a comprehensive job description from your recruitment consultant or direct from an employer will give you many clues about the questions you are likely to be asked should you be lucky enough to secure an interview.

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The Job Description & Interview Success