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CHOOSE LIFE…by Tariq Siraj

They say sports and politics should never mix, but they do share a common trait – certainly in recent times – in that both have largely helped debunk the myth of the ‘all-knowing commentator’. Time and again the pollsters, forecasters, pundits and predictors get it wrong. Life, it seems, does not play out according to stats, simulations or rankings. Read More

The CV is not dead! by Tariq Siraj

It’s hard to remember a time when the traditional CV wasn’t ‘outdated’, when someone somewhere wasn’t trying to disrupt the recruitment market with the latest alternative.

I’ve always been drawn to this idea. While all else around us is driven and updated by the latest technological trends, the great old ‘paper’ CV has stubbornly remained. However, whilst I generally embrace the new and the digital, I am yet to be convinced that a better option exists. Read More

BLT SURVEY SNIPPET

Did you know that if you work in-house in Indirect Tax, you’re most likely to have a car allowance to top up your base salary if you work in the Retail & Consumer Goods space? Other sectors that also score well on the likelihood of getting a car allowance are Energy, Mining, Utilities and Pharmaceutical companies. It makes a difference when base salaries are commonly on a more equal footing across all sectors these days.

There’s a lot to digest in BLT’s Indirect Tax Market Report 2018, so over the coming weeks we’ll highlight a few of the items that you might not have spotted amongst the mass of data! If you haven’t yet received received your copy of the Report do drop me a note to gnb@blt.co.uk

 

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BLT SURVEY SNIPPET

Did you know that professional services firms have focused their recruitment efforts at Manager level and above in the last year, a definite shift from the focus on Assistant Manager level recruitment the year before?

There’s a lot to digest in BLT’s Indirect Tax Market Report 2018, so over the coming weeks we’ll highlight a few of the items that you might not have spotted amongst the mass of data! If you haven’t yet received your copy of the Report do drop Emma a note on ejw@blt.co.uk

 

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BLT SURVEY SNIPPET

Did you know that Indirect Tax mid-tier and independent firm base salaries are now matching those in the Big 4 at the levels below Senior Manager? The myth that the mid-tier firms pay less can now be officially quashed…although not completely as you’re more likely to get access to a bigger bonus pot in a Big 4 firm.

There’s a lot to digest in BLT’s Indirect Tax Market Report 2018, so over the coming weeks we’ll highlight a few of the items that you might not have spotted amongst the mass of data! If you haven’t yet received received your copy of the Report do drop me a note to gnb@blt.co.uk

 

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