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2021 Q3 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

The Big Picture And the good news keeps on coming. U.S. employers added 850,000 jobs in June — a feat the White House Council of Economic Advisers touted as the fastest monthly job growth since August 2020. Of those, 33,000 were temporary jobs, rising from the previous two months with a 1.83% penetration rate. Leading...
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Two Career Check-in Questions You Need To Ask Yourself in a Post-pandemic World

The pandemic has altered the workplace. According to the Prudential Financial’s Pulse of the American Worker survey, one in four workers is considering quitting their job once the pandemic subsides. Of those, 72% say the pandemic caused them to rethink their skill sets. Now is a great time to reevaluate your career goals...
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Long-Lasting Ways to Improve Employee Well-Being in the Workplace

What is employee well-being and why does it matter? The mental and physical health and wellness of employees is crucial for a thriving business. But many organizations fail to prioritize their employees' well-being due to the common misconception that it's too challenging to implement. This couldn’t be further from the...
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The Value of Virtual Employee Recognition (and 4 Ideas To Get Started)

As many companies are continuing to utilize remote work, now, more than ever, teams can be comprised of employees that live in different states, countries or continents. But whether face-to-face or behind a screen, employee recognition is key in order to create a strong, productive environment. Doing so boosts morale,...
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4 Tips for Acing the Second Job Interview

You did it! You aced the first interview in the hiring process. Now that you know more about the company and what they do, it is time for round two. The first interview likely gave you a general introduction to the company and the role; it also served as a brief opportunity for the company to get to know you better....
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2021 Q2 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

The Big Picture Both the S&P 500 and the Dow closed in early April at all-time highs. It was the market's first reaction to the latest jobs report, which showed employers adding 916,000 jobs in March — the largest increase since August. The accelerating pace of hiring is leading forecasters to predict a strong...
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4 Reasons Top Companies are Outsourcing Their Accounting Needs

Hiring is hard. And as companies continue to adapt to this post-COVID-19 workplace environment, those challenges have only amplified. CEOs are tapping into staffing and recruiting firms to address these concerns head-on — investing in experienced experts to make smart, sound hiring decisions instead of handling talent...
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5 Ways Informational Interviews are Key to Your Job Search Strategy

As the job market tightens, skilled candidates are once again in high demand — and back in the decision-making seat. Use this as an opportunity to find the best job match for you. A resourceful way to do this? Informational interviews. A riff on the traditional job interview, these meetings put you in the interrogator...
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2021 Q1 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

The theme for the start of 2021: cautious optimism. As we turn the page on an unprecedented year, experts are looking to key indicators — including gross domestic product and the national unemployment rate — to make predictions of how quickly the labor market will continue to rebound from the impacts of the...
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4 Things to Consider When Hiring an Accounting Manager

The best companies understand that their most valuable asset is their people. That even as the job market fluctuates, a top-notch team can provide the stability needed for a business to succeed. And developing a hiring strategy that supports this goal is more important than ever in 2021. Accounting Managers — like...
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