Employment Trends and Insights

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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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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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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Everything You Need To Know About Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act

As we prepare to usher in 2021, Colorado employers should add the state's "Equal Pay for Equal Work Act" to its list of things to consider. Effective Jan. 1, the new law protects against pay discrimination on the basis of sex (or sex in combination with another protected status). It also forbids an employer from seeking...
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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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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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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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