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How to Ace Your Finance & Accounting Job Interview

How to Ace Your Finance & Accounting Job Interview: A 5-Step Approach

  No matter how many interviews you’ve done or how many jobs you’ve held, you must always prepare before speaking with a potential employer. In my 15 years of recruiting, I’ve never seen a candidate land a position without preparing for an interview — it’s of the utmost importance. Preparing isn’t just about rehearsing responses […]

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How to Name Finance & Accounting Positions to Attract the Right Talent

  What’s in a name? When it comes to accounting and finance titles, quite a lot. Young professionals seek jobs that offer a range of responsibilities and opportunities for growth, and they use titles to determine whether an opening offers those benefits. Use A Generalized Title That Indicates Variety A generalized title signals flexibility and […]

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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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How to Approach a Career Change

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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