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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

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

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

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