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Why recruiters have a bad reputation

Why Do Recruiters Have a Bad Reputation?

  Let’s be honest – every industry has its bad apples, and recruiting is no different. Most recruiters are ethical and hard-working, but the stories of those who aren’t tend to dominate people’s impressions. That’s understandable. When you work with a recruiter, you’re trusting them with your job search. And if someone falls short of […]

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BVOH 2018 Salary Guide [Free Download]

  Did you know as of July 2018 there were 9,534 finance and accounting jobs open in the Bay Area? Or, that Sr. Accountant is the most in demand skill set in the market in finance and accounting? We did — and as your partner, we want to share that information with you. As the […]

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land your dream job

Want to Land Your Dream Job? It May Take Longer Than You Think

  Everyone has a dream job, and everyone wants to land that job sooner rather than later. However, the line between where you are now and where you want to be isn’t likely to be a straight one – especially in the early years of your career. There are steps you need to take to build necessary […]

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Successful job candidates

6 Things I’ve Learned About Top Job Candidates as a Startup Recruiter

  It wasn’t long after I started my career in public accounting that I realized it wasn’t for me. I have always enjoyed working directly with people, and I quickly realized I would need a more interactive role to be successful long-term. When BVOH Finance & Accounting Search reached out to me regarding a position, everything […]

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Email etiquette tips

9 Email Etiquette Tips to Make a Positive First Impression

  Communication skills are everything when you’re looking for a job, especially in this day and age. So much of the recruiting and hiring process happens via email, and good etiquette can differentiate you from other competitive candidates. When email is your primary mode of communication, the other person can’t hear the inflection or enthusiasm […]

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6 Ways to Impress New Hires & Cultivate Employee Happiness

  Once you’ve hired a candidate, you might assume that first impressions have already been made. After all, you were impressed enough to make an offer and they were impressed enough to accept it. But the onboarding process is like meeting all over again. You both put your best foot forward during the interviews and negotiations. Now […]

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Interim Controller

Hey Founders! Here’s Why You Need an Interim Controller

  Most startup founders are great at hiring salespeople and engineers. These teams directly impact their early-stage growth, so they’re an easy hiring choice. However, those same founders often drag their feet when building out their accounting and finance departments because they assume they can always catch up on those later. But unfortunately, they find […]

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hiring unicorn candidate

Why Won’t My Unicorn Candidate Pay Attention to Me?

  Everyone’s in search of a unicorn in the Bay Area. Hiring managers want to recruit exceptional people, and at BVOH Finance & Accounting Search, we pride ourselves on helping them do that. But unicorns are rare for a reason, and hiring managers sometimes become impatient when the best and the brightest aren’t knocking down […]

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