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What Our 2017 Best of Staffing Award Means for You

  We’ve got big news to share here at BVOH Finance & Accounting Search. We recently won the Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards! What Is The Inavero Best of Staffing® Award? The annual award is decided by staffing companies’ net promoter scores (NPS). A survey goes out to every placed candidate and […]

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Successful Women In Finance: A Conversation With Zendesk’s First Female CFO, Elena Gomez, “Be Resilient”

  I recently had the privilege of sitting down with Elena Gomez, the CFO of Zendesk and former Senior Vice President of Finance and Strategy at Salesforce. During her time at Salesforce, Elena helped build a world-class finance operation, and she now leads Zendesk’s global finance and accounting team. But we spoke about much more […]

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Want to Relocate to the Bay Area? 3 Tips for Long-Distance Accounting Job Searches

  The Bay Area is white-hot right now, especially for young finance and accounting professionals. Specifically, demand for candidates with public accounting experience has skyrocketed during the past five years, making San Francisco an attractive market for these young professionals. To put this in context, BVOH Finance & Accounting Search is a boutique firm with […]

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How Do I Make the Switch From Accounting to Finance?

  Accounting is a great profession, but it’s not for everyone. BVOH Finance & Accounting Search often hears from candidates who are burned out from public accounting and want to transition to finance. I understand where they’re coming from because I made the switch myself. I worked in public accounting for two years at the […]

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Writing Your Résumé? Here’s What to Cut and What to Keep

  You only get one chance to make a first impression, and that’s as true for résumés as it is for in-person meetings. When candidates submit their résumés to BVOH Finance & Accounting Search, we know within minutes whether we can help them. A well-organized, polished résumé distinguishes you from other candidates when reaching out […]

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Stuck in the Wrong Job? How to Approach a Career Change

  I became an accountant because that’s what my parents encouraged me to do. They wanted me to develop marketable skills, and I had a natural aptitude for numbers. Accounting was the obvious career path. Within the span of six years, I worked in accounting for three different companies. I was good at what I […]

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Between Jobs? Here’s Why Consulting May Be A Smart Career Move

  When people are between jobs, they oftentimes are blind to anything that falls outside their dream position. They are so focused on finding their ideal opportunities that they may wind up with long stretches in between permanent positions. They could believe they’re better off focused on the hunt full time than working on a […]

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Holding Out For the Perfect Candidate? Consider Hiring A Temporary Consultant

  Hiring managers are skeptical by nature. They have to be. After all, they’re responsible for scrutinizing every candidate to ensure they’re selecting the best of the best. But sometimes that skepticism works against them when a permanent search takes too long. Many hiring managers are reluctant to bring on temporary consultants while they’re searching […]

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