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14 07, 2016

EXECUTIVE RECRUITER

By | July 14th, 2016|Blog|

DIRECT HIRE RECRUITER   Summary: Our Direct Hire Recruiters work in a team environment and have responsibility for negotiating and with new as well as current clients. Direct Hire Recruiters market our services over the telephone and by conducting in-person meeting with hiring managers and decision-makers in accounting and finance departments. More responsibilities include: recruiting, interviewing and matching highly skilled accounting and finance professionals with clients’ full time openings; manage ongoing assignments to deliver excellent [...]

30 10, 2015

Should I Consider Working With a Staffing Agency?

By | October 30th, 2015|Blog|

Staffing companies like Controller's Group aren't the flashiest businesses out there; you may never have heard of one before today. There's a very good reason for that – they aren't the focus of a staffing company: you are! Companies like ours take your resume and your interests and place you with companies who are looking for talented people like you, with your specific set of skills. We take care of the contract details with the [...]

29 10, 2015

Your First Day On the Job

By | October 29th, 2015|Blog|

So you landed a great job through your job placement agency and now it's your first day! First days are stressful for everyone, so remember that it's not just you. There's always a period of adjustment. Every workplace is a little different, so it's natural to feel out of sorts and a bit confused even if you've been doing this job somewhere else for years. Whether this is a permanent position or a short-term one, [...]

28 10, 2015

Common Misconceptions about Job Placement Agencies

By | October 28th, 2015|Blog|

The job placement agency is a misunderstood business. Known as recruiting agencies, job placement agencies, head hunters, staffing agencies, employment agencies, and staffing companies, many think of them as narrowly focused on temporary, low-paying clerical work. This could not be farther from the truth. Staffing Industry Analysts predict that the total industry will reach $139.1 billion in 2016, which is certainly not happening only on placing clerks! Historically, job placement agencies did only work with [...]

27 10, 2015

Is a Job in Finance Right For You?

By | October 27th, 2015|Blog|

Finance jobs cover a wide group of related enterprises and require diverse skill sets. No matter what your personality type, there could be a great career in finance waiting for you. Taking a Closer Look At Your Personality Understanding just where you may fit within this exciting market sector is important.   Are you a people person? An extroverted person can be very comfortable in the finance sector, despite the stereotype of awkward bankers with [...]

26 10, 2015

Your worst job interview fears—solved!

By | October 26th, 2015|Blog|

Your worst job interview fears—solved! Got the goose bumps and cold sweats? Make sure anxiety doesn’t ruin your chances with this easy advice. By Robert Fucci, Monster staff | October 26, 2015 The clammy palms. The thundering heartbeat. The spiking blood pressure. No, we’re not talking about how you feel when you watch Halloween II; we’re talking about how what happens when you go to a job interview. Whether you are a first-time job seeker [...]

26 10, 2015

Working with a Head Hunter

By | October 26th, 2015|Blog|

Looking for your dream job in the financial sector? Consider seeking the assistance of a head hunter. An employment “head hunter” is a person whose function is to match qualified candidates (like you!) with their ideal careers in the financial industry. At Controller's Group, we do this on a regular basis for individuals throughout the Bay Area.   What You Need Right Away To make the best use of your time, you should make sure [...]

21 10, 2015

4 Common Job Candidate Weaknesses — and How to Put a Positive Spin On Them

By | October 21st, 2015|Blog|

Take these tips to make the best out of a tough job search situation. By Catherine Conlan Monster Contributing Writer Everybody has a weakness of some sort — the challenge comes when that weakness interferes with your job search. There are ways to turn your weakness into a strength and eliminate red flags when you’re job hunting. Here are four common job candidate weaknesses and what you can do to mitigate them. Little experience “A [...]

12 10, 2015

Three-Steps to a Successful Career Transition

By | October 12th, 2015|Blog|

Career transitions are challenging in today’s market where hiring managers expect to understand immediately how you are a perfect fit for the role at hand. Strong documents alone, however, will not cut it when it comes to making a 180-degree career shift. Changing careers means going up against competition with experience in the new industry you are targeting. Without relevant position or industry experience, your application will rank well below those who have worked in [...]

6 10, 2015

How long is too long for a resume?

By | October 6th, 2015|Blog|

The rules have changed. Make sure you’re keeping up. Whether you’re a 20-year professional or among the millions of recent college graduates looking to break into the workforce, the same thing stands between you and your dream job: Your resume. No matter your experience level, your C.V. will always be key to getting an interview. Naturally, then, your inclination will be to go on at length detailing all of your experiences and accomplishments. Not so [...]