It can be difficult to break into the accountancy or finance industry, but it is achievable for many. However, getting yourself into a long-term career niche isn’t quite so easily achievable. To get anywhere in finance you have to be intelligent, disciplined and you must be able, mentally, to cope with some very tough situations.
There are lots of different jobs roles and it usually takes any individual person years and years to find their rightful place. To help you … Read more >>
If you’re trying to hire the best of the best when it comes to accountancy and finance candidates, obviously we should be your first port of call, because we have the expertise and skills to help. In the meantime however, it’s worth considering your current interview questions and general interview process. If you haven’t really got an interview strategy, it is likely you will struggle to get the information you need from your candidates. This may lead to you hiring … Read more >>
The time has finally come – you have landed yourself a brand, spanking new job. You made a fantastic CV, you aced the interview and you got the job over 25 other applicants – quite clearly you are the best. All you need to do now is get through the first day unscathed. Anyone who’s had a ‘first day’ before at any job can tell you there are plenty of potential pitfalls. Accidentally offending someone, going red, feeling like you … Read more >>
Interviews are nerve-inducing occasions that are so important, exciting and terrifying – all at the same time. Attending an interview is enough to make many people fall apart, but it needn’t be that way. This is just a small part of a much bigger picture, one that involves you showing off your awesome skills and getting the job you deserve.
Some people can just saunter up to an interview unprepared and nail it, no prep needed. However, most of us … Read more >>
As a small business, hiring an employee is huge. It is exciting because your business needs an extra pair of hands, and your company dynamic is about to completely change. However, it’s also terrifying because your business needs an extra pair of hands and your company dynamic is about to completely change…
Don’t panic. This is really exciting and you don’t need to have done an exam to hire the right person, you just need to read these top tips:… Read more >>
You’ve Connected With Us, But How About Everyone Else?
When you’re fresh on the job market again, your first step will of course be engaging with us, sending us your fantastic CV, and letting us help you get your perfect job. Following that though, you’ll need to use all the other tools available to you to help you get hired.
If you don’t already use social media for job hunting, it’s time to ditch the horse and cart and get … Read more >>
We are delighted to be supporting Donations with a Difference this year. DWAD.org is a registered charity raising money for great causes via a selection of wonderful events such as comedy nights, quizzes and online events.
This year we are backing Super10. The charity fantasy football with a difference and you can join via our dedicated MacKenzie King link.… Read more >>
Now in a contradiction to our title there may not be a perfect CV but there are many steps that if followed can help you land that perfect job!
The Curriculum Vitae is vitally important to landing your perfect career move. Here at MacKenzie King we see hundreds over any given week and we cannot stress the need to produce a well structured and presentable CV. Sleep on it. No, not literally rather write it up, perhaps have a family … Read more >>
You have struggled to find that perfect job and really stuck the hours in researching the company you wish to join, so don’t blow your chances; make sure you stand out with the perfect interview attire!
Make no mistake what you wear to an interview will create the image of the type of candidate, and person you are. Choosing the correct clothes is critical to any future success.
Now that is not to say that every job you go for … Read more >>
As with any well dressed person, or as The Kinks proclaimed, ‘A dedicated follower of fashion’ MacKenzie King like to move with the times.
While we were very happy with our previous website site it was agreed that we should spruce up our offering a little. So like an episode of ‘Homefront’ or some other such home makeover TV show we have had the decorators in and we can proudly welcome you into our new home!
Of course the dust … Read more >>