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NETWORKING TIPS FOR INTROVERTS

Posted in Career Advice - Mar 02, 2014

You’re searching for a new job, you’re an introvert and you can’t imagine networking… If you’re more comfortable keeping your thoughts to yourself, being private about your feelings and moods, and not needing to impress others in social settings, chances are that the idea of networking isn’t extremely appealing to you. However, so much of [See More …]

IS NETWORKING ENOUGH? THREE REASONS TO USE A RECRUITER..

Posted in Job Search - Feb 26, 2014

There are people who rely on the power of networking to help them find their next job opportunity. But sometimes tapping into your network is easier said than done (not to mention a little stressful). If you’re in need of some help in the next step of your career, why not consider working with a [See More …]

AVOID THE VERBAL DUMP TRUCK

Posted in Job Search - Feb 04, 2014

When interviewing for a job opportunity, remember that although you may be a bundle of nerves, it’s important to take a breath, slow your racing thoughts, and relax. Next, tell yourself to stop from wanting to impress the interviewer with too much information too soon. Instead, simply stay calm and take every opportunity you can [See More …]

STEER YOUR SHIP

Posted in Career Advice - Jan 28, 2014

HOW TO GO FROM BEING JUST A TEMP TO BECOMING INVALUABLE… If you are a consultant, independent contractor or temporary employee starting a new project assignment, your focus should be on exceeding expectations and becoming an integral member of the team. Discovering ways to help your client manager and co-workers operate more efficiently, productively and successfully [See More …]

LOVE THE JOB YOU’RE IN AND SUCCEED

Posted in Career Advice - Jan 14, 2014

Think you’re in need of a change in employment? Maybe you’re just in need of a little inspiration to stay right where you are. Energize your interest, create job satisfaction and advance your career with the following recommendations: START YOUR WORKDAY EARLY Being at work even 15 minutes before the start of your day gives [See More …]

SET RESOLUTIONS YOU CAN ACHIEVE

Posted in Career Advice - Jan 01, 2014

Resolutions are easy to proclaim; and, they are also easy to break because the belief and strong will to keep them wane away as the year goes on. How can you make 2014 a year that is different from the rest? Follow the wisdom of Theodore Roosevelt – “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” [See More …]

HOW CAN THE PRINCIPLES OF SEO HELP YOU IN YOUR JOB SEARCH?

Posted in Career Advice - Dec 06, 2013

As an accounting or finance professional, search engine optimization (SEO) is a business practice that you don’t have to be concerned with in your work activities. However, if you’re looking for a new career opportunity, your job search should work like search engine optimization at its best. So read on, learn a little bit about [See More …]

WHEN THE HOLIDAY SEASON EQUALS LESS STAFF AND MORE

Posted in Hiring - Nov 26, 2013

When the Holiday Season Equals Less Staff and More OT As the holiday kicks into full swing…decorations start going up, Black Friday is mentioned everywhere, and your staff starts preparing for their vacations; this can only mean more work for you.  The perfect solution just might be temporary staffing.  Hiring a highly skilled temporary professional [See More …]

SIMPLE INTERVIEW TIPS

Posted in Job Search - Nov 18, 2013

So, you got the interview? Well, here are simple tips to remember: Do Your Homework Before the interview, thoroughly study the potential employer’s website and any relevant publicly released information. Think about examples of previous work experience that would be applicable to the position you are interviewing. Rehearse ahead of time your responses to potential [See More …]

2012 FGD FINANCE FAST 100 PRESS RELEASE

Posted in General - Oct 30, 2012

Press Release Financial Staffing Leader, FGD Finance, Ranked #43 on the San Francisco Business Times FAST 100 List. San Ramon, CA, October 26, 2012:  FGD – Financial Group Direct, LLC (DBA:  FGD Finance), the leader in Accounting & Finance staffing and search solutions, today announced it has been named one of the Bay Area’s fastest-growing [See More …]