What You Should Know About Recruiters

Working with recruiters, specifically external ones, makes job searching, interviewing, and the post-interview process easier. External recruiters are considered the middle-man between firms and candidates. If you’ve never worked with one, you might be amazed at how beneficial they could be to you. Here’s an article that discusses what we do and the best way to work with one:

5 Things You Should Know About Recruiters

The 6 Most Important Resume Elements

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Resume Tips

Your resume

You only get one chance to make a first impression.  Gone are the glory days of 2004-2008 when all you had to do was show up for an interview and you got hired.

In 2009, there were on average 9 applicants for each open position in Accounting and Finance.  In the administrative world, there were 19 applicants for each open position.

In any given week, I will receive 400-500 resumes.  I have about 3 seconds to look at a resume and decide if I will spend more time working with that candidate.  Most hiring managers have about the same amount of time to spend per resume.  You MUST make your resume stand out in that first 3 seconds. Read more

The KEY to Making Job Relocation Smooth and Easy

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Have thoughts of moving to the beautiful sunny coasts of Southern California been filling your dreams? Has the big red bridge of San Francisco been beckoning you to join the city? Have the northern coasts of the west and their miles of green living drawn your attention?

People everywhere are limiting themselves to a smaller radius of living due to the costs and fears involved in relocating. While the decision to relocate anywhere involves a great deal of consideration, it doesn’t have to be as daunting and expensive as perceived. So what, do you ask, is the key to making this madness attainable? A recruiter! Read more

Job Searching Made Easy

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We work with Tax, Audit and Accounting professionals within CPA firms in cities across the United States and have 18 years of experience in doing so. Here are just a few of the places we work in: Read more

PFS Works with Top CPA Firms in the U.S.

Did you know that PFS works with some of the top CPA firms in the United States? If you are or know someone who is an Audit or Tax professional, give us a call at 661-799-0101! Let us help you launch your career today!

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National, Regional, and Local CPA Firms Looking for Exceptional Audit Seniors!

Did you know that PFS is working with multiple CPA firms who are looking for motivated Audit Seniors? We have positions in multiple areas all over the U.S.! Call us at 661-799-0101 to find out more.

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San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s Top 20 Staffing and Employment Firms List… again!

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Premier Financial Search (PFS) is happy to announce that we have made it on the San Fernando Valley Business Journal’s Top 20 Staffing and Employment Firms List… again! PFS is a leading staffing firm based in the Los Angeles Area. We specialize in the placement of Tax, Audit, and Accounting professionals and staff within public accounting, business management, and small to mid-sized entrepreneurial companies in most major cities in the U.S.

PFS continues to grow in revenue and firm size. Additionally, we add new locations that we work in across the U.S. every year. PFS thrives on finding the right candidates for the right firms and we will continue to do so every year.

Whether you are ready to make a move now or a year from now, give us a call at (661) 799-0101 and browse our jobs to find out what excellent opportunities are out there for you.

 

PR for… Yourself?

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Social media has been a resource for firms to determine candidate-worthiness in the past few years. Whether your Facebook profile picture shows you taking shots at a bar or doing admirable charity work, potential employers will judge you when it comes to getting a job… or even an interview. Here’s an article that explains how to do a little PR for yourself to help you get the job you want:

If You’re Applying for a Job, Censor Your Facebook Page

Relocating: LA

Why Los Angeles?

You want a new job, but you’re comfortable. Is it worth moving? Better yet, is it worth moving to Los Angeles? Is LA the best place for you? Sure it is! While Los Angeles is primarily known for the glitz and the glam of Hollywood, let us tell you a few more reasons why you might want to make LA your new home, by honing in on a few of our favorite neighborhoods that host our clients’ CPA firms. Read more

Standing Out From The Crowd

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With another big tax deadline coming to a close, accounting firms are once again looking to hire and amp up their teams for the new year.  If you are looking for a new career opportunity, then this article, as well as others on our blog, can be a great tool for you in your search.

When I was younger and my family went skiing, I never had to worry about getting lost on the slopes because my uncle wore this ridiculously bright and outdated ski suit.  It unfortunately consisted of neon blue skin-tight bell bottoms, a matching neon blue beanie and a neon coral puffy ski jacket.  Although he was a couple decades out of place, he ALWAYS stood out. Read more