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Burchard & Associates Blog Post Mash-Up

Each week, we find an amazing variety of quality career advice to help streamline our resumes, hone our leadership skills, and unlock career happiness.

But there are always a choice few that impact us more deeply and find a way into our psyche, leaving a lasting impression on the way we view our professional path.

We’ve compiled a few of […]

Burchard & Associates Blog Post Mash-Up 2017-06-01T11:34:23+00:00

Efficiency Hacks for the Frequent Business Traveler

Whether you’re new to business travel or just started ramping up your travel frequency, there is a large learning curve to traveling smart for business. Not only do you need to pack and plan your trip, you also need to anticipate obstacles and situations that could throw a wrench in your travel and work-related plans.

Here are a few […]

Efficiency Hacks for the Frequent Business Traveler 2017-06-01T11:10:46+00:00

Ways to Foster Work-Life Balance

In the age of mobile technology, WiFi, and cloud computing, we are truly always-on. The notion of snow days, sick days, and after-hours have essentially been eliminated from the workplace. With 24/7 access to email, files, and contacts, even the idea of a proper vacation is lost for many professionals, who are unable to unplug or escape from […]

Ways to Foster Work-Life Balance 2017-06-01T12:31:10+00:00

AAFA: Power Up Your Financial Job Search

It’s a power tool that most finance professionals aren’t using in their job quest.

A network with national reach but strong knowledge of local markets.

It’s the American Association of Finance & Accounting.

The AAFA is a well-established network of executive recruiters who specialize in sourcing and placing talent for finance and accounting roles in markets across the country.

 

How Can […]

AAFA: Power Up Your Financial Job Search 2017-06-01T11:53:15+00:00

Do You Have these Top Leadership Qualities?

Leaders, managers, professionals, lend me your ears. Every leader is unique but are there essential qualities that effective leaders share? This is a very subjective question, as many professionals value different qualities in their leaders. But here are 5 core qualities that we have found lend themselves to strong leadership potential.

1. Leaders Are Trustworthy: whether trust is built […]

Do You Have these Top Leadership Qualities? 2017-06-01T11:11:58+00:00

Rethinking Your Work Space for Productivity

Lifehacks are everywhere these days. In today’s fast-paced world, we’re always on the hunt for a quicker, and easier way to accomplish even the smallest of tasks. Productivity has become an everyday pursuit in both our professional and personal lives, as we attempt to wring out every ounce of […]

Rethinking Your Work Space for Productivity 2017-06-01T11:13:46+00:00

Always-On Methods to Attract Recruiters

Social media is one of the most valuable tools you can leverage to remain always-on for recruiters. While it takes consistent work and time to invest in your social reputation, the potential rewards are vast. Even if you’re not actively searching for new job opportunities, evergreen social media activity […]

Always-On Methods to Attract Recruiters 2017-06-01T11:19:22+00:00

The Exquisite Art of the Cover Letter

With the rise of social media, many job candidates increasingly use their LinkedIn profile and other online personas to act as an evergreen cover letter. While your social profiles are immensely valuable and can act as catalysts for new job opportunities, it’s imperative you leverage all opportunities to communicate to potential hiring companies why you’re the right person […]

The Exquisite Art of the Cover Letter 2017-06-01T11:08:23+00:00

The Executive Job Search: Why It’s A Different Game & How to Win It

Welcome to the executive job search.

Unlike the majority of job applicants, professionals searching for executive or c-suite level positions face a whole new set of challenges when it comes to securing new opportunities. Find out how to best conquer these barriers and unlock a new world of career potential.

Barrier #1: Higher Competition & Longer Lifecycles

At the executive level, […]

The Executive Job Search: Why It’s A Different Game & How to Win It 2017-06-01T11:09:48+00:00

LinkedIn Premium: Is It Worth The Investment?

LinkedIn Premium is the social network’s subscription-based offering, aimed to supercharge job search, business development, or talent acquisition efforts. If you’re curious as to the difference between the free and premium access, LinkedIn has a wonderful comparison.

But is LinkedIn Premium worth the investment?

When it comes to job-seekers, LinkedIn Premium is a toss-up. If you’re only casually exploring your […]

LinkedIn Premium: Is It Worth The Investment? 2017-06-01T11:31:07+00:00