Monthly Archives: August 2014

CFOs increase permanent headcount

By Matt Western Director – UK South Director, Robert Half UK  Boardroom confidence has returned and businesses are understandably eager to exploit growth opportunities as the economic recovery maintains momentum. In this more positive post-recession environment, we are witnessing a

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Why Keywords trump Buzzwords by CVGetInterviews

By CVGetInterviews     Choosing the right language to get your CV noticed is crucial in attracting the attention of potential employers. Recruiters and electronic screening systems filter CVs by looking for keywords; these are words which summarise your key skills and

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Why asking questions is key in a Senior Finance Interview

By Lauren Druce Lauren is Associate Partner at Cedar, a  specialist financial recruitment consultancy focused on sourcing senior financial talent across commercial organisations.      When candidates prepare for an interview, they typically focus on how best to talk through their CV, answer questions

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Perfecting your Personal Statement

By Corinne Mills Corinne Mills is the Managing Director of Personal Career Management , the leading career  coaching company who are now career management partners with GAAPweb. Recruiters tend to scan and dismiss CVs quite quickly so you need to convince them within the first half

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Accountants looking to move jobs in H2 2014

A new salary survey and market guide, produced by financial recruitment specialist Sellick Partnership, reveals the high level of competition financial professionals across the UK will face in the second half of 2014 when looking to switch jobs. The survey found

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Acing competency based interviews

That dread when you hear that the next stage of interview is going to be a ‘competency based interview’ is familiar to most of us; what if my mind goes blank, what if I don’t have any good examples, what

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