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Why Company Culture Matters

In a job interview, there are those requisite questions employers expect to hear from candidates. One of the most common: "How would you describe your company culture?" But instead of breezing through the topic, companies need to understand how important their response is to prospective employees. It can mean the...
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The Ugly Truth About a Counteroffer

We get it. Breaking up is hard to do. And when it comes to a professional split, the same hesitance that may keep you in a safe, often unsatisfying job can be just as prevalent — especially when there's an incentive added to the mix. Our advice: don't give in. Century Group's team of Executive Recruiters regularly...
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Century Group Launches New Office in Denver, Colorado

Since opening its doors in 1989, Century Group has established itself as a leading executive recruiting and project/interim services firm specializing in accounting and finance professions. And the thriving company recently set its sight on Denver, Colorado — taking its growth into new territories. It launched its...
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Century Group Sponsors 11th Annual Orange County CFO Awards

The Event For the sixth year, Century Group proudly sponsored the Orange County Business Journal's CFO of the Year Awards — an annual reception that recognizes area Chief Financial Officers who demonstrated superior leadership and corporate stewardship in the preceding fiscal year. More than 500 financial...
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Everything You Need To Know About the Salary and Criminal History Bans

It's a new year. And for California employers, that means one — well two — new things to consider: laws AB168 and AB1008. Effective Jan. 1, the salary history ban outlaws employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. While the criminal history ban (also known as "Ban the Box") prohibits companies...
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Q1 Accounting & Finance Employment Report

By Ron Blair, COO & Managing Director Are We At Full Employment? The Wall Street Journal surveyed 68 economists to weigh in on this very question — they answered as follows: 42% — YES 48% — NO, but it's close 9%  — NO, and it's not close to full employment So what does this mean for financial...
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When to Leave the Big 4

By David Liebman, Director, Executive Search Congratulations! You're wrapping up your second or third busy season. All of your audit hours are complete, CPA exams nearly finished and your license number will be in the mail soon. The calls from recruiters are so frequent they've morphed into a staccato background noise...
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5 Interview Habits Employers Always Notice

By: Brian Harkavy | Director, Executive Search Those long hours spent surveying countless job listings and polishing your resume have finally paid off — you've landed an interview. Not so fast. Hiring managers and recruiters endure just as tedious a process as job seekers when trying to fill a position, and it's your...
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4 Reasons Why the Holiday Season is Great for Your Job Search

The holiday season is upon us. Time to ease off your job search, and reroute that focus toward friends and family, right? Wrong. Now is an optimal opportunity for job seekers to standout from that crowded candidate pool — to think like a business does. Companies' hiring needs aren't guided by seasonal calendars....
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Q3 Accounting & Finance Employment Report

By Ron Blair, COO & Managing Director  The overall pace of job growth continued with a slight hiccup in September as employers appeared to shed 33,000 jobs. We say "appeared" because expectations are that these job losses will be short lived and are likely the result of hurricane related issues and not a change in the...
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