Posts by tag: finance

30 Employers Using Twitter To Recruit

Whilst some employers are a lot more engaging about Twitter than others, it is the larger corporate’s that are becoming more savvy in using Twitter as a platform to source job seekers. For this week’s blog, I have compiled a list of Twitter accounts from 30 large employers here in the UK which they use to tweet about the jobs they are currently looking to recruit

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30 Employers Using Twitter To Recruit

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

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)

10 LinkedIn Groups For Finance Professionals

Once you get used to it, social media is a great tool for recruiters and job seekers alike. From a work perspective, I really like and favour Linked-In, and have been an avid user of the site for years now. I am a member of a whole range of groups, as it allows me to keep up to date with current topics in the Accounting field, and I can engage with people in the profession who may at some point require the services of McGinnis Loy.

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10 LinkedIn Groups For Finance Professionals
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Are You A Pick & Mix Job Seeker ?

Fortunately for my children, Pick & Mix is alive and kicking – in cinemas, shopping centre’s, holiday resorts and airports to name just a few places. There is a new kid on the block too it seems – the Pick & Mix job seeker. When you go online and search through different job boards, there can be so many jobs that as you glance through them, you want to apply to as many as possible. What do you do? Well, if what other people tell me is true, you send out a generic CV to all of those jobs and see what happens. As you click the send button without giving your ‘suitability’ a second thought, you anxiously wait for a response

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Are You A Pick & Mix Job Seeker ?

Graduate Jobless Rate Doubles – 8 Tips To Help You

At the end of January the ONS issued some new figures on unemployment rates amongst recent graduates, and I was hoping for better news. The title gave it away instantly, and it’s not great reading if you are a graduate unfortunately – ‘Jobless rate for new graduate’s doubles over recent recession’. Unemployment was 20% in the 3rd quarter of last year, almost double the rate in the last quarter before the recent recession, and the highest unemployment rate for new graduates in over 10 years. So, here are 8 things you can do THIS WEEK to get yourself in the employment market and keep you focused

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Graduate Jobless Rate Doubles – 8 Tips To Help You

60 UK Twitter Accounts for Graduate Jobs

Graduates and Tuition Fees are back in the news again following the recent ‘Browne’ Review. Whilst this wont affect those who have recently graduated, many of the 2010 and 2009 class are still finding it tough to secure their first job since leaving University. My post last month which you can read here showed graduates how they could start using Twitter to greater effect when job hunting, and how many blue chip businesses here in the UK are now using Twitter more effectively, some with a very strong following. I have listed below 60 UK companies that have Twitter accounts, and do recruit for graduates.

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60 UK Twitter Accounts for Graduate Jobs