Career Advice and Training

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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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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The Truth About a LinkedIn Profile

By Ron Proul, CEO As recruiters, we are constantly asked about how LinkedIn has affected the business of recruiting. Is the impact positive or negative? The inquiry seems to originate from the perception that LinkedIn is a way to find a job and therefore what role does a recruiter play? Maybe a valid question if you...
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4 Steps for New Hire Success

Many companies and hiring managers forget that interviewing, making a job offer and getting an acceptance is only half the work when making a successful hire. There is an entire checklist of actions that need to occur in order to complete a successful hire. "Successful onboarding is the completion of the...
Stacey Monyei4 Steps for New Hire Success

5 Steps to Making the Right Hire

The Department of Labor has reported that unemployment for individuals with college degrees has trended below 2.5%* nationally. The competition for quality professionals is at an all-time high. What can you do to ensure you have the right talent on your team? Make sure you have the best process for making the best...
Stacey Monyei5 Steps to Making the Right Hire

5 Steps to Making the Right Hire

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that unemployment for individuals with college degrees has trended below 3.8% nationally. The competition for quality professionals is at an all-time high. What can you do to ensure you have the right talent on your team? Make sure you have the best process for making the best...
Stacey Monyei5 Steps to Making the Right Hire

5 Career Mistakes You Will Regret In 10 Years

Too many of us navigate our careers like we’re paddling across a lake, not sailing across an ocean. We are short-sighted when making decisions. We focus on completing the task at hand, fighting for the next promotion, outperforming a colleague. But there are many seemingly minor actions that can have a major impact on...
Stacey Monyei5 Career Mistakes You Will Regret In 10 Years

What You Need to Know: Your Career Brand

What do you need to know to successfully build and position your career brand? Companies spend tremendous amounts of money on advertising, brand management, product placement, sponsorships, and a whole host of strategies to build their brands. Careful thought is put into branding, and some of the world’s most successful...
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