Employment Trends and Insights

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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Why Retention is Key to a Successful Hiring Strategy

As we enter into a time where employee leverage is tipping the scale, it’s more important than ever to turn the focus on retention. Why? It boils down to time and money. The costs associated with employee turnover are astronomical, and it can take a long time to find and train a new employee. Here's the...
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The Benefits of Skills-Based Hiring in 2022

There's no way around it: to remain competitive, businesses must update their hiring strategies in 2022. Traditional hiring tactics are no longer a realistic solution for satisfying labor demands, and necessitates a shift toward skills-based recruiting. As one of the determining aspects of work performance,...
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2022 Q1 Accounting and Finance Employment Report

Forecasts for 2022 are in — and the good news? The economic outlook is even better than 2021. Employers are expected to continue adding to their staffs in the coming year, with 52% planning to replace/backfill positions and 41% hiring for new jobs, according to Monster’s 2022 Global Report, “The Future of...
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3 Ways to Hire Remote Talent in 2022

Before the pandemic, many sectors of the economy had only seen remote work as an experimental model — something permitted on a limited-basis. But as the pandemic made its entire presence, remote work's advantages became more evident than ever before. Even though workers are gradually returning to their onsite jobs as...
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Why Stay Interviews are the Powerful Retention Tool Your Company Should be Utilizing

There are two types of interviews you can expect with a company: as a candidate in the job search process and before moving on to your next opportunity. But what about interviews as an employee? For employers in today’s tight hiring market, stay interviews are a great opportunity to check in with your most valuable...
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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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