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2020 Q4 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

In a year like no other, this economic trend continuing into Q4 is a welcome one: steady growth. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported an added 661,000 jobs in September, with unemployment dropping to 7.9%. "These improvements in the labor market reflect continued resumption of economic activity that had been...
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5 Ways to Develop Your Ability to Adapt – and How to Interview for It

There's no question which trait is most in-demand by employers in wake of COVID-19: adaptability. As companies and, more specifically, professionals, have had to make adjustments to where and how they work, this characteristic has been essential to continuing to do what we do. Do you find it challenging to acclimate to...
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3 Productivity Tips to Get More From Your Workday

Burnout is a serious thing right now. Whether from video conferencing, remote work or any number of stressors this year has brought on, staying focused on your everyday tasks can be difficult. We get it. That’s why we've put together a list of productivity hacks that can help you get back on track — and closer to...
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3 Ways to Create a More Diverse and Equal Workplace

The past several years have brought many prominent social issues to the forefront of discussion — forcing us to analyze how modern businesses operate. And with the rekindling of the Black Lives Matter movement and spotlight on systemic racism's continued presence in society, the need for creating a more diverse workplace...
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2020 Q3 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

Twenty-twenty has proven itself to be a historic year in many ways — and June's jobs report was no different. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers added a record 4.8 million jobs last month as the national unemployment rate continued its steady decline to 11.1% from April's 14.7%. This is the...
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Remembering Century Group Co-Founder, Don Yaeger

Century Group is saddened to announce the passing of one of its co-founders, Don Yaeger, early this month. Yaeger was instrumental in establishing the firm in Los Angeles 30 years ago — as a place where team members are encouraged to apply their individual strengths and experiences toward achieving results for our...
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How to Prepare for a Safe Return to the Workplace

As companies begin cautiously welcoming employees back to the workplace, it’s important both employers and employees are prepared for what that really means. We share key considerations both should evaluate to help provide a safe working environment for all. For Employers Monitor and Maintain a Healthy Workforce For...
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3 Ways to Build Your Network Virtually

Like most things in the last several months, in-person networking events and seminars have vanished from our social calendars. And in their place — well, not a whole lot. Lucky for us, social distancing measures have reinvigorated our craving for human connection. And professionals are using this time to develop...
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How to Promote Remote Team Bonding

As much of the U.S. settles into the changes brought on by the pandemic, employers are working to adjust accordingly. One area that your business may be overlooking: maintaining a strong company culture. See, just because your employees are working from home, that doesn't mean creating a collaborative, inclusive work...
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2020 Q2 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

Within the last several weeks, stay-at-home measures have shut down normal life in California and much of the United States. Most reports indicate a dramatic increase in layoffs that is both historic in size and speed. The pandemic has impacted nearly every facet of life as we know it — from the way we grocery shop to...
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