You are a good candidate caught in a difficult employment market. You do all the right things. You work closely with your recruiter, network with your connections, and respond to open positions like a hawk. Your recruiter calls to discuss a contract financial analyst position in New York.

posted on January 20th, 2011

You’ve been searching for a new job for several months. You have great skills and experience. You get interviews, but you haven’t landed a position yet. So, you decide it’s time to talk to a recruiter. This can be a great choice for you if you’re open to following three simple rules that will help your recruiter get your job search back on track.

posted on January 16th, 2011
Being out of work for an extended period of time can be very difficult. Some job candidates let the pressure get the best of them. Whether it has been six months, a year, or longer, use these ten tips to help yourself get back on track.
posted on January 12th, 2011
Many job candidates are wary of taking a contract or temporary position. Why? That’s a good question. Contract positions are a great opportunity often overlooked by job candidates. Don’t let any of these myths about contract positions make you miss a real opportunity to get a job in accounting, finance, or any other industry.
posted on January 9th, 2011
After reviewing the candidate's background, skill set, and experience, our recruiters say, "let's talk about compensation." Good candidates will tell our recruiters how their skills and experience justify an increase. Great candidates know that the three best answers to the compensation question have nothing to do with money.
posted on January 6th, 2011
Too many candidates worry that the position they are looking at is not their dream job. They are not sure if they can commit to it for the rest of their lives. But why should the choice be so stark? Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good when it comes to considering temporary and contract positions.
posted on January 5th, 2011

Whether your recruiter is helping you find a job in finance, accounting, IT, or human resources, you always need to evaluate how well they can serve your needs. There are some simple yet great questions you should be asking your recruiter from day one.

posted on January 5th, 2011
More and more job seekers are taking advantage of the many contract and temporary positions available in the market. As recruiters, we are pumped that people are making the most of these potentially great opportunities. For a lot of folks, this might be their first time taking a contract or temporary job. Whether you are a novice or old pro, here are five things you should think about when considering a contract or temporary position.
posted on December 21st, 2010

Some recruiting firms have quotas.  Their recruiters must meet with the required number of candidates, even if the candidates are outside of their field.  I’m not sure why a recruiter would want to spend time with someone they know they can’t help, but I’m certain that it’s not a good u

posted on December 11th, 2010

It’s easy to view the job market as a singular entity. People will say that “the job market is down, unemployment is up, businesses aren’t hiring.” Broad trends can be useful, but they can ignore the fact that certain segments of the job market grow robustly even in a downturn. Today, I’m blogging about accounting and finance jobs in grant accounting and management, a segment of the job market that is hot even as the broad contours of the job market remain in a bit of a chill.

posted on November 30th, 2010

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