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So far Danielle Penfold has created 13 blog entries.

Attracting Candidates

2017-11-08T17:33:08+00:00October 30th, 2017|

What Do Treasury Candidates Want? The current political and economic landscape has created a certain amount of trepidation amongst treasury candidates. Let’s face it, treasury professionals prefer certainty, they like to manage risk, not put themselves at risk! For this reason, many treasury professionals can be reluctant to explore job opportunities often taking the ‘better [...]

Treasury Recruitment insight: My first year as a Recruitment Consultant

2017-10-16T15:09:21+00:00September 19th, 2017|

by Danielle Penfold, UK Treasury Recruitment Consultant In April 2015, after nearly 6 years of working in events, I realised it was time for a career re-think. I met a local recruiter, who presented me with the role of Recruitment Coordinator at The Treasury Recruitment Company, (formerly MR Recruitment). Initially I had no idea about [...]

International Treasury Recruitment Market Update

2018-02-12T17:43:17+00:00June 21st, 2017|

Whilst the UK market has temporarily slowed, the International market has gone crazy! Mike recruited me to run our rapidly expanding International Treasury desk, I have had to learn quickly and work fast to meet demand from our clients. The hot markets across Europe continue to be Switzerland, Belgium and Germany, with The Netherlands growing once [...]

10 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Shine

2018-02-12T17:44:01+00:00May 12th, 2017|

In a day and age where social media is one of the most used tools to communicate, it only seems right that you make the most of LinkedIn. Without a LinkedIn profile, you’re not visible! One of the most common things I get asked is, how can I make my LinkedIn profile shine? So we’ve [...]

Why Is The US Treasury Recruitment Market So Different?

2018-05-04T13:31:10+00:00February 2nd, 2017|

I spoke at the Chicago Treasurers Conference, my third US speaking session in recent years, talking about the US Treasury Recruitment market. Since reopening our US office in 2012, I have discovered some major differences compared to the UK and European Treasury Recruitment market and I wanted to share these with the readers of my [...]

Don’t Interview Like This!

2018-02-13T09:56:49+00:00February 1st, 2017|

Adopting an intelligent interview strategy during any hiring process is critical to success. Here is an example where one of our clients got it very wrong and nearly lost out on their perfect candidate! We have recently been recruiting for a privately-owned company based in a rural location in the North of England. They were [...]

Rogues Gallery AKA the “worst LinkedIn photos we have seen”

2018-05-04T13:05:02+00:00August 7th, 2015|

Do You Need TO Change Your LinkedIn Photo? My posting today has a constructive message with a bit of fun thrown in! I spoke to at the Chicago Treasurers Conference about this and one of the main topics of my session was about what we see as the key fundamentals to a successful LinkedIn profile? [...]

Will Resigning Now Help You Secure A New Role Sooner?

2018-02-13T12:04:34+00:00November 11th, 2015|

One of our candidates is keen to make a move so she asked us if she should resign and then she would not have to serve a 3-month notice period. She wanted to know "would this make her more marketable to a new employer?" No I don’t believe so. Firstly it is likely that the [...]

Talking Treasury Careers

In this weekly podcast, I interview treasury professionals from across the globe about their treasury careers. I talk to them about their roles, how they built their careers, where they are now and where do they see both themselves and the treasury profession developing.

Other areas we talk about include; Career highlights and lowlights. Where they got their big break? What do they see as key to their success? Where do their careers go from here? What do they see as the future of the Treasury profession?