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Learn How to Connect with Finance Hirers on LinkedIn
By: CareerCast.com
Getting your resume in front of the right Big 4 recruiter can often make the difference between getting an interview — or not. Once you’ve identified the entire population, you can scan your LinkedIn search results, or refine your search with additional terms, to find recruiters who specialize in your area of expertise. Try this by following Step 1, plus Steps 3 through 6, below. Ignore Step 2; you don’t need it here. You will find ready made Big 4 search strings for Steps 1 and 5, that you can copy and paste into LinkedIn’s advanced search fields for Title ... more
Deciding To Stay At Or Leave A Job
By: CareerCast.com
There can be a lot at stake in considering whether or not to depart an employer. Before we make a decision, if we have that discretion, we should consider who we are, why we may want to stay, and reasons to depart that are hopefully positive in nature and related to a new and better position. Who Am I? The starting point for any decision about our work is to know, as best we can, who we are. To help us approach this knowledge we can ask ourselves questions such as: What naturally interests and motivates me? What types of ... more
Tips For Big 4 Partnership Admission
By: CareerCast.com
If you are seeking partnership admission, Tara Fennessy, an Executive coach who has helped 100s of Big 4 directors take the step up to partner, has four tips: 1. It is a marathon not a sprint Probably the best way that I can explain the process of being on partnership track, is it is more akin to running a personal PR campaign to influence your partners that you are the best candidate to be admitted to the partnership. This isn’t something you can: cram for over a weekend hope to ‘wing it’ at the partnership panel interviews pass if you ... more
Finding A Job After Law School
By: CareerCast.com
Every year, law school graduates apply, interview and often receive multiple, simultaneous offers at law firms. This process operates on a set timeline thanks to school-sponsored on-campus interview (OCI) programs. Yet, every year, the majority of law school graduates are still in an active job search once OCI ends. There may be some comfort in the predictability of OCI, but for those who end up without an offer, the program does very little to prepare new lawyers for a typical job search process. Beyond the structure of law school recruitment programs, the calendar is much more flexible for lawyers on ... more
Court Rules Joint Employers Share Wage Responsibilities
By: CareerCast.com
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that joint employers each have an duty to ensure that workers are properly paid minimum wages and that one employer is not absolved from that duty in cases where the other is found to have illegally deducted wages. The court unanimously ruled that Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide Inc. and its Westin Hotel Management LP unit have to ensure that housekeeper Andro Tolentino's is properly paid under Missouri's state minimum wage law. CONTINUE READING AT LAW360.COMmore
Will Law School Offering Rebate On Tuition Start A Trend?
By: CareerCast.com
One law school now comes with a money-back guarantee. Brooklyn Law School announced on Monday that it will refund 15% of tuition costs to any student who doesn’t find the job of their choice nine months after graduation, starting with the class of 2015. The tuition there is currently $43,237. “Our students invest a lot of time, effort and money earning their law degrees,” Brooklyn Law School president and dean Nicholas W. Allard said in a press release. “Some students need more time and support than others to find that all-important first job to start a worthwhile career.” READ MORE ... more