Create a Strategy for Managing Stress

This is the time of year when people begin to really feel stressed: holidays are approaching, bills are piling up and the pressure is on at work to get major projects completed before the start of the new year. It’s common knowledge that stress follows us, be it at home or to work, we struggle… Read More »

What to Look For in a Marketing Job Candidate

Looking for a strong marketing candidate is a little like looking for a strong sales candidate. You want to find someone who is good at forming relationships and can tell you the strengths and unique features of a product. Since marketing is so web-reliant these days, marketing candidates also need a lot of tech savvy… Read More »

A Financial Interview

Advancing—or even jumping headfirst into the finance industry—can prove to be a monumental task. It’s vital for you to gain a competitive edge over other candidates by standing out and properly preparing yourself for the recruiting and interviewing process. We’ve put together some insights into the dynamics of for a career in finance.… Read More »

Make It or Break It

It’s a war out there—figuratively, of course. Job seekers and hiring managers are battling tooth and nail to come out on top. Recruiters want to hire the best candidates and candidates are battling to be the best prospect. The pool of candidates, although substantial, lacks volume when it comes to experience. It is our job… Read More »

The Latest Trends in Salary and Benefits

With so many changes rocking the corporate world over the last 3 years, it’s only natural that companies have had to reconsider their salary and benefits programs. While experts are projecting a slight uptick in salary increases in 2012 compared to 2011, many companies are continuing to focus on variable pay. According to the U.S.… Read More »

It’s All About Who You Know

It’s not news that networking is a vital to jobseekers on the hunt for a new career. It’s said regularly by professionals and job seekers alike, “It’s all about who you know”. Do you know the right people? Whether you are just starting your networking venture or consider yourself a networking veteran, there are five… Read More »

Job Search Tip: Use tools to sell your story

When it comes to reviewing résumés, the sheer volume of résumés received in their inbox can overwhelm a recruiter. Think about it: a recruiter could get hundreds upon hundreds of résumés for a single job posting. And with that amount, it can be difficult to differentiate one from the other. That is why it’s important… Read More »

Real Recruiters Win Out

Well-rounded, dedicated recruiters know the difference between sourcing and recruiting; they also know the difference between passive candidates compared to the active ones. To be an effective, successful recruiter, there are several characteristics you must possess that help define you from hiring average employees to hiring candidates that reside at the top of the talent… Read More »

The Financial Market Speaks to Entry Level Job Seekers

AAFA (American Association of Finance & Accounting) is an alliance of executive search firms that focuses on recruiting and staffing finance and accounting professionals. They support over 45 offices across the United States that are staffed with more than 200 specialized accounting and finance job recruiters. AAFA offers every accounting and finance job candidate national… Read More »

What Type of Resume is Best for Me?

One of the first things you need to do when embarking on a job search is create a strong, concise resume. Your resume needs to be more than a list of what you’ve done. It needs to be a document that represents who you are and tells employers what you can do. Your resume often… Read More »