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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
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Now You’ve Got It – Wow

For graduates in 2010, this year has been very difficult from an employment perspective, and still is. As many of you will have read, BT has been in the headlines recently regarding their Summer Graduate Recruitment Campaign which received over 2,500 applicants for just 8 places. When it comes to competition for jobs, it doesn’t get much tougher than this. Even those who graduated in the 1980s and 1990s and who may have additional qualifications should feel lucky they don’t have 300+ other people to compete with.

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Now You’ve Got It – Wow
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Erasing Your Job Title – Should You ?

I am often asked by candidates how they should write a CV so that it gets noticed straight away by a recruiter, and the answer is not always that straight forward. Should you change your Job Title to make it appeal to a wider audience ? I think you definately should, particularly if it is not immediately obvious to an outsider what you do. Your CV is a selling tool after all, and it needs to be easy to understand and comprehensive at the same time.

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Erasing Your Job Title – Should You ?
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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