WRITING A GREAT FINANCE CV…..
I’ve been in the recruitment industry since 1996 so I’ve seen a few CV’s in my time. Short, long, multi-coloured, with photos, with tables, some without a name on, written in pencil, produced on a typewriter, a few in video format, with coffee stains...
Large firm vs Boutique
I recently moved from a large firm to a boutique and the difference has been massive!
In my previous role it was very much a large firm mentality, with the job opportunities and sectors each consultant was working on being very specific and repetitive...
Pendulum swinging back to the candidate side?
It’s been over 10 years since Northern Rock and Lehman Brothers announced the financial crisis on the world stage in bright flashing lights.
During that time, an entire generation of hiring managers and their HR colleagues became used to there being...
It’s that time of year again…
The days are getting lighter and the weather is beyond erratic. That can only mean one thing… It’s March and another financial year is drawing to a close. An opportune time then to reflect on the year that was.
Thank you 2018/9, you were very...
Human Resources and Private Equity
Private Equity, I would argue, is the best place to be within Financial Services. This applies to HR as much as it does to other areas. It is the industry that Investment Bankers want to get into but there’s only room for the select few.
Lessons in Recruitment from an Intern (Part 2)
A good interview should feel like a good first date: not love at first sight yet, but an exciting prospect!
Anyway, let’s go back to my face to face interview at Carnegie. Needless to say I couldn’t afford to mess up my interview. I was feeling...
Lessons in Recruitment from an Intern (Part 1)
I got hired in Carnegie Consulting through what came to be a happy mistake. A good friend of mine suggested to look up people on LI who had done recruitment internships and to call these companies upfront. One person (whom I will probably never find again)...
Private Equity Accounting Roles – More Than Meets the Eye
So you’ve spent 3 years working your butts off to get through a demanding ACA course whilst also working very hard in your external audit role. You’re working with Investment Management clients, likely working with some Private Equity/Venture Capital...
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