Employment Trends and Insights

2023 Q1 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

The Big Picture In 2022, the U.S. added 4.5 million jobs — the second-most on record, according to the New York Times. And while job production maintained its slowing trend, employers increased their payrolls by 223,000 jobs in December, which included gains in construction, retail trade, manufacturing, financial...
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Top 2023 Talent and Recruiting Trends

With the global talent shortage expected to continue into this year, companies will need to be more proactive than ever when it comes to talent and recruiting. To remain competitive and find top-tier candidates, there are certain trends that employers should consider in order to attract and retain talented professionals....
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How to Combat the Productivity Slump at Work

Productivity has been on the decline, resulting in what some are deeming “curbed ambition.” But, does this come as a surprise? Since the pandemic, employees have been dealing with varying work-from-home policies – leaving them confused about expectations. At the same time, inflation has caused associates to see...
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For Managers: How To Avoid These 3 Interview Mistakes

Interviewing a candidate can be a daunting task. But what if it didn’t have to be? At the root of it: you want to ensure you're doing everything you can to find the best possible candidate. However, to make the process smoother and more efficient, there are some interview practices you need to avoid. This article will...
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2022 Q4 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

The Big Picture The U.S. added 263,000 jobs in September, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics — highlighting notable gains in professional and business services, as well as leisure and hospitality and health care sectors. The national unemployment rate also dipped slightly from August's 3.6% to 3.5%. In...
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Managing Hybrid Staff: 4 Insights for Success

Many companies are making the switch to hybrid, and as a manager, understanding and adapting to this new style of work is essential. How can you successfully manage a hybrid workforce? Here are four tips to help you out. Be Flexible You're likely familiar with the fact that your employees — and their work preferences...
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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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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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