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4 CPA Benefits

The decision to become a CPA can be a difficult one to make; the process toward earning a CPA license is of course known as being one of the more difficult professional pursuits. The certification test is no breeze, and the costs associated with earning the title can be intimidating. However, a CPA license can absolutely be worth the work [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|

How Many Hats Does Your CFO Wear?

Being a company’s CFO might come with the flashy title, but it also comes with significant responsibilities. Sure, every employee has their own key responsibilities (if they didn’t, there wouldn’t be a reason to have them on payroll), but CFO responsibilities directly impact the success and continued success of a company. Without a skilled CFO steering the helm of the [...]

By | February 18th, 2016|

Is Career Coaching For You

When it comes to big changes in your career, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and anxious. A lot of decisions come into play, and it can be difficult to see the full picture. Career coaching can be just what you are looking for. These trained professionals offer an unbiased opinion and work as a sounding board to help you make [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|

How to Squash Career Change Anxiety

Leaving one job for a new opportunity can be undeniably nerve-wracking. After all, it’s a big step to determine your career path needs to change its course. The decision to leave could be as easy as flipping a switch, or it could be a decision that takes some mulling over to ultimately reach a decision. Regardless of how easy or [...]

By | January 19th, 2016|

Top Career Posts of 2015

Looking to start 2016 with maximum career motivation? You’re in luck! We’ve compiled a few of our favorite career blog posts over the past year that address a variety of career topics, ranging from consulting to financial job search resources. Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive monthly updates from Burchard & Associates. Happy reading and here’s [...]

By | January 4th, 2016|

The Benefits of Employee Recognition

The holidays are time to reflect and give thanks for the important people in your life. Family and friends gather together to spend time, honor traditions, and make new memories. This season of gratitude is the perfect time to also reflect on whether your employees and direct reports are also aware of the importance they hold both in your professional [...]

By | December 22nd, 2015|

Finding a Job Over 50

Finding a job over 50 has its challenges; some studies show it can take older job searchers 5-10 weeks longer to land a new job compared to their younger counterparts. This timeline is especially problematic for workers who face threats of downsizing and unemployment. How is this the case when many of these professionals bring 20-30 years of experience to the [...]

By | December 7th, 2015|

Thank You Card Etiquette

'Tis the season for giving and gratitude! That’s why we’re answering one of the long-standing job search questions about thank you card etiquette: Do I still write a thank you note after an interview? In the digital age, so many of our interactions occur online. Especially during the interview process, many of your interactions with recruiters and hiring companies may [...]

By | November 23rd, 2015|

Preparing for a Job Interview

We’ve come a long way from the interviews of yore! While the interview process has evolved differently across industries, there are a few undeniable changes that have impacted all professionals in the job market. Learn how the digital age has affected how employers and potential employees go about preparing for a job interview. Social Media How did we live before social media? Personal [...]

By | November 9th, 2015|

How to Land a Job Above Your Experience Level

It’s a universal truth that the further you progress in your career, the longer it takes to find a new job. While many factors play a role, there are simply fewer opportunities for management roles and companies become more discerning with the applicants that apply. In entry-level positions, soft skills and education are the primary gatekeepers. But as you climb [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|
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