Posts by tag: job search tips

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

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

Secret Of Your Job Search Success

To carry on our monthly stories about real people finding new real 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 Allan Kerr, and asked him to share his job search experiences (both good and bad).

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Secret Of Your Job Search Success

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

Attitude: The Approach To Increase Job Search Success

Many have said it before but that doesn’t make it any less true, looking for a job can be a full time job in itself. Although it can be difficult and frustrating it is imperative to stay as motivated as you can, determined and driven. No matter if it’s your first application or your fiftieth, you need to approach it with same amount of enthusiasm. That’s not easy. Take breaks where you can, use your support network and where possible try and identify a search coach, someone who can help keep up your morale. Approaching your application with a bad attitude, low energy or sense of failure before you start is a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Vent your frustrations carefully.

Complaining to the recruiter rarely ends in a good result so vent your frustrations to a third party. Focus on what you are hoping to achieve, jobs are rarely given out of pity and it would not be the best start within a new environment if they were. Focussing upon past rejections could plant a seed of doubt in their assessment of you.

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Attitude: The Approach To Increase Job Search Success