January 2018

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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