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10 Best Practices for Handling Criticism at Work

Nobody's perfect. And at this point in our lives, we've had to give and take our fair share of feedback. But there is an art to its delivery and reception, especially at work. And developing effective ways to get your message across and handle criticism are key to keeping an open flow of communication between you and...
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2020 Q1 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

The decade closed on a high note for the U.S. economy — capping off 11 years of consecutive job growth with the creation of more than 2.1 million jobs in 2019. In fact, employers added a solid 145,000 workers in December, while the unemployment rate remained unchanged at a record-low of 3.5%. Economists expect the...
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4 Steps to Resign from Your Job Like a Pro

No one likes to be the bearer of bad news, especially in the workplace. But when it comes to your career, tough decisions need to be made. We say: accept that exciting job offer — your current employer will be OK. There seems to be a misconception that handing in your resignation means severing important working...
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Q4 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

Q4 comes on the heels of record unemployment for September: 3.5% — the lowest it's been since December 1969. Job growth continued to trend downwards, however, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting that employers added 136,000 jobs last month. This remains in-line with 2019's average pick-up of 160,000...
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Why Your Company Should Invest in Professional Development

Competitive compensation is key to attracting and retaining top talent, right? Yes, but it's not always enough — especially with this new generation of workers. In a tight labor market, companies must appeal to the candidate on multiple levels. And when it comes to giving millennial employees what they want, a focus...
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Top Industries Hiring in 2019

Sure, June's solid job creation helped ease some concerns of a slowing economy — but it's always in your best interest to take advantage of the tight labor market while you can. One method: know where the jobs are. WHERE THE JOBS ARE High-earning jobs like registered nurses, accountants and auditors are expected to...
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Q3 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

May's lackluster 72,000 added jobs indicated what many had feared — the economic slowdown is here. But if June's encouraging bounce-back showed anything, we've staved off that reality for a bit longer. The Labor Department reported 224,000 jobs were created last month and helped to close Q2 on a strong note. The...
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The Epidemic of Tempnapping

BY: Ron Proul, CEO In the last installment of CG Recruitment Trends, we took a look at tactics for maximizing the ROI of your company's recruitment strategy. This week, we'll examine a troubling trend I've seen emerge in the recruitment industry over the past several years: an epidemic of companies and individual hiring...
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3 Ways to Accelerate Your Career This Summer

Summer is considered vacation season for most — a time to push pause on your life and reflect. We're not saying that's a bad thing. In fact, taking a step back to refocus on your goals is important, and key to personal and professional growth. Here are three ways to heat up and accelerate your career this summer. 1....
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Maximize ROI from Your Recruitment Strategy

BY: Ron Proul, CEO Stellar recruiting strategies are key to company growth, but some tactics designed to save on recruitment costs end up undermining your goal of attracting the very best talent. According to LinkedIn's Global Recruiting Trends report, 35% of businesses cite "limited budget" as one of the biggest...
dani villalobosMaximize ROI from Your Recruitment Strategy