4 Finance Career Trends That Will Shape Your Career

4 Finance Career Trends That Will Shape Your Career

January 12th, 2017

Things will not remain static, and it’s important to stay on top of finance industry trends and the potential challenges they could present. Our finance and accounting recruiters have put together a list of some of the trends finance professionals need to pay attention to in 2017.

Is Your Finance Job at Risk? Signs You May Be on the Chopping Block

Is Your Finance Job at Risk? Signs You May Be on the Chopping Block

February 9th, 2016

No one wants to get laid off or fired, but it happens, even to good employees. When times are tight, finance companies have to make hard decisions about their staff. To ensure you are not caught completely off-guard and can create time to start looking for alternative career options, you need to be aware of the signs that you might be the next employee on the chopping block.

Hire Wisdom: 7 Tips from a Headhunter on Closing a Candidate – Pt. 2

Hire Wisdom: 7 Tips from a Headhunter on Closing a Candidate – Pt. 2

October 16th, 2014

Presenting a low ball offer to a candidate to save a few dollars on their salary is just bad business.
If you want a good employee who will spring out of bed in the morning to come and work for you, and stay for the long run, then pay them what they’re worth. A rookie mistake is to assume the salary you gave the last person in the role is good enough for a future employee. Salaries are dependent on the candidate and the market; how much could they get elsewhere? Remember that last year’s market prices or what you feel the market prices should be are irrelevant. Do some research to ensure the salary you offer is competitive.

Hire Wisdom: 7 Tips from a Headhunter on Closing a Candidate – Pt. 1

Hire Wisdom: 7 Tips from a Headhunter on Closing a Candidate – Pt. 1

October 13th, 2014

Most often a meaningful job with a lower salary will be chosen over a less meaningful job with a higher salary.
But what makes a job meaningful? Opportunities for advancement, feeling challenged, and making a real impact are some of the common factors. Outline how the candidate can progress through the company and how they will be challenged. How does the company as a whole, and that role in particular, make a difference in the world?