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2022 Q3 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

There's been some mixed expectations for what to anticipate in Q3 and the rest of this year. High inflation readings coupled with the U.S.' strong labor performance still have employers and candidates moving forward in their hiring and job search efforts, if not a little more cautiously. In June, the U.S. Bureau of...
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Elevating Employee Productivity During the Summer

How do you balance the relaxing nature of the summer season with the financial goals of the company? Here are the top three things that companies can do to encourage employee productivity during summer. Set goals that stimulate employee productivity When it comes to setting goals for employees, it's important to think...
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Starting a New Job? Conquer the First 90 Days Like a Pro

After landing a new job, the gears that once propelled you through the application and interview process start to shift. Now, you should be zeroing in on how to be successful in this new role. The first 90 days of a new job are crucial for making a good impression. During this time, you need to be focused, productive,...
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Top Value-adding Achievements to Highlight on Your Resume

When applying for jobs, many make a big mistake – they believe their resume only serves to outline their previous responsibilities. Truth is, it’s more than that. If your resume doesn’t show the value that you’ve brought to past employers, you’re missing the mark. In a sea of applications, stand out by including...
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Successfully Handle Tough Conversations Remotely

Constructive criticism can be uncomfortable and stressful for both the giver and receiver. But these conversations are necessary – especially when it comes to maintaining healthy work relationships. With the amount of remote workers on the rise, how can you navigate tough conversations when you're not face-to-face? Here...
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Handling Burnout: Importance of Prioritizing Wellness in the Workplace

Most employees have experienced feelings of overexertion and exhaustion at some point in their professions. Employees are at increased risk of burnout when these symptoms are persistent. How common is burnout in today's society? Burnout can happen for many reasons, but the most typical causes include: Failing to...
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2022 Q2 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

The U.S. economy closed Q1 on a high note — adding a total of 431,000 jobs in March, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The national unemployment rate also hit a post-pandemic low, coming in at a cool 3.6%. The high amount of job openings, wage increases and significant decline in jobless claims all...
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Why Retention is Key to a Successful Hiring Strategy

As we enter into a time where employee leverage is tipping the scale, it’s more important than ever to turn the focus on retention. Why? It boils down to time and money. The costs associated with employee turnover are astronomical, and it can take a long time to find and train a new employee. Here's the...
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How to Ace Top Behavioral Interview Questions

If you're in the market for a new job, you may find yourself preparing for behavioral interview questions. Including behavior-based questions is quickly becoming the standard in the interview process — and for good reason. By understanding how you handled situations in the past, hiring managers can get a better sense of...
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The Benefits of Skills-Based Hiring in 2022

There's no way around it: to remain competitive, businesses must update their hiring strategies in 2022. Traditional hiring tactics are no longer a realistic solution for satisfying labor demands, and necessitates a shift toward skills-based recruiting. As one of the determining aspects of work performance,...
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