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Four Contract Employment Myths Busted

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.

Job Happiness Comes From More Than Compensation

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.

Why Contract Employment Works For You Right Now

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.

Five Considerations for Contract Employment Positions

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.

Job Seekers Must Find the Right Recruiter for Them

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 use of a candidate’s time.   How do you make sure that a recruiter can help you find a job that matches your specific set of skills and preferences?  Ask these two questions to make sure your recruiter can actually help you find a great job.

Accounting & Finance Jobs in Grant Accounting are Growing

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.

Your Job Search Benefits from Honesty

I’m a recruiter. Unfortunately, I’m not a mind reader. Sometimes, I wish I could read minds because it would help candidates avoid the one big mistake they make when partnering with recruiters. Always be completely honest and upfront with your recruiter.

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