Employment Trends and Insights

2021 Q4 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

The Big Picture The U.S. economy may have lost some steam in September, but continues to steadily chug along with a total of 194,000 added jobs. This marks the ninth consecutive month of job growth as the country recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment also fell to 4.8%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor...
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How to Secure Passive Candidates

Employers across all industries, including accounting and finance, are having to adjust tactics to identify and recruit top talent as the market shifts from client-driven to candidate-driven. Knowing how to target the “passive" applicant is more crucial than ever, since most of the ideal candidates have already been...
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Flexible Leadership: The Importance of Adopting an Agile Mindset

Flexibility may just be the key to unlocking your potential as a leader. But what does it truly mean for a leader to be "flexible," and why is it important for leaders to strive for this way of thinking? The simple answer: even the greatest leaders can’t control all factors of their business. In fact, a tremendous...
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5 Strategies to Attract Gen Z Talent

Many human resources experts, recruiters and Generation Z professionals are laser-focused on true career advancement opportunities and a positive work atmosphere that stimulates creativity. But for Generation Z employees, developing insights into the company's individual brand is crucial. It should also come as no...
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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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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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