The Skinny2017-09-14T12:55:02+00:00

the skinny

Your go-to resources for reeling in accounting and finance career development and talent acquisition advice, and latest news from Hixen Search Group. From our success stories to our day to day updates.

Contract 911! What to do when a consulting role isn’t working out…

June 20th, 2017|Candidates|

Consulting, otherwise known as contract work, has gained significant momentum in the current job market over the past few years. Consulting presents many benefits such as flexible work schedules, opportunities to learn a new skill set, or the ability to learn more about a company before committing full-time.  

Full Disclosure

June 20th, 2017|Candidates|

Many workers feel skeptical giving a recruiter their salary history due to lack of trust or fear of unfair benchmarking. In the recent article published by Forbes, “When Someone Demands Your Salary History, Give Your Salary Requirement Instead,” it was recommended to job seekers that they never disclose prior salary history when speaking with a recruiter.

Working with Accounting & Finance Talent Acquisition Firms to Advance Your Career

June 20th, 2017|Candidates|

Before you start submitting your resume to every job board and company website in existence, consider finding an external recruiter to help.  People often think that contacting a recruiter is the last step; however, it SHOULD be your very first.  A little secret – there are pitfalls to sending your resume out in mass droves.