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Q2 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

Q1 ended on a high note — painting the picture of a healthy job market as March came to a close. February's disappointing 20,000 jobs even edged upward to a revised 33,000, while the Labor Department reported an impressive gain of 196,000 jobs last month. These figures surpass most economists' expectations as the...
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What You Need to Know About Temporary Employees and Missed Meal Breaks

Staffing and employment law can be tricky — especially for companies that utilize staffing agencies for temporary employee services. Our General Counsel and Managing Director of Human Resources, Francesca Brooks, breaks down the Serrano v. Aerotek decision and what it means for California employers. About the Case In...
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5 Ways to Overcome Stress at Work

It's time to take back control of your workday. Stress can easily curb your productivity — but only if you let it. Here are 5 steps to help overcome stress at work, so you can make the most of your nine to five. 1. Prioritize You don't have to be a list person to understand the importance of prioritizing. Life is...
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How to Make a Good First Impression at Your Next Job Interview

A person walks into a job interview. They're 20 minutes late, slouching in their seat and make their distaste for their former employer known, well, several times within the conversation. It's safe to say the candidate's left a not-so-great impression on the interviewer — one that even the most qualified or skilled...
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A Recruiter’s Guide to Finding Your Next Great Hire

CEOs agree: finding the right talent is one of the biggest challenges of 2019. See, a bad hire is costly. There's the loss of dollars put toward recruitment and training, as well as revenue from having an open position. Recent surveys by The Predictive Index, XpertHR and Gartner, Inc. each present this challenge in...
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Boost Your Career by Developing These 5 Soft Skills

AI can seem like a formidable foe to the everyday employee. For one, artificial intelligence has the potential to increase productivity. Joined with enhanced accuracy and reduced costs, and the future looks progressively automated. Fret not, candidates. Employers don't underestimate the soft skills needed for a company...
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3 Tactics to Win the War for Talent

There's a consensus among employers: talent is hard to find. And that’s a battle that can bring down the most established of companies. Our suggestion? Alter your approach to meet the demands of the skilled professionals you're looking to court. Century Group's 2019 Salary Guide for Financial Professions found three...
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Why You Should Apply for a Temporary Job This Month

It's officially a temp economy. With low unemployment and the rise of gig culture, temporary workers are excelling in today's market — and employers are starting to catch on. Temporary work has been on the grow since 2008, with professionals drawn to the flexibility and immediacy of contract positions in the midst of...
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Century Group Sponsors 12th Annual OCBJ CFO of the Year Awards

On Jan. 31, more than 700 professionals attended this year's Orange County Business Journal CFO of the Year Awards held at Hotel Irvine. The well-attended event is a highlight for the Orange County business community, which recognizes senior financial executives who've demonstrated excellence in their roles as corporate...
dani villalobosCentury Group Sponsors 12th Annual OCBJ CFO of the Year Awards

Q1 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

It's 2019. And despite last month's spiraling stock market and talks predicting a recession on the horizon, the labor market remains steady — much like the competition for skilled talent. With the national unemployment rate at 3.9%, the demand for professionals continues to drive the current hiring environment....
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