About Ronda Burchard

Ronda Burchard is the General Manager of Burchard & Associates, Inc. Ronda graduated from Murray State University with a BS in Accounting in 1987. She started her career in public accounting and transitioned to Controller for a privately-held company in St. Louis. In 1995 she blended her accounting and interpersonal skills in the financial recruiting business with Burchard & Associates, Inc. In her spare time she loves the outdoors, hiking and physical fitness, and many walks with Lucy.

Office Newbie? Here’s How You’ll Fit In In No Time

You know that anxious feeling you had on the first day of a new school? You didn’t know anyone; you weren’t entirely sure where your classes were; and most frightening, you didn’t know who you would eat lunch with.

That’s what it can feel like to start a […]

By |2019-02-20T08:41:52-06:00September 9th, 2016|

3 Qualities To Look For In A Mentor


Finding a mentor is one of the best strategies for navigating a career today. Mentors provide professional knowledge and experience to less experienced workers, hoping to teach lessons and impart wisdom they have received over their own careers’ lifetimes. For a mentee, pairing up with the right […]

By |2019-02-22T08:45:36-06:00August 29th, 2016|

Informational Interview Tips

Informational interviews are a great tool to utilize as you navigate your job search. They give you an eye into an organization before you commit to applying for a job. At their most basic, informational interviews simply give you—you guessed it—information about the company you are meeting with. […]

By |2019-02-25T08:54:22-06:00August 11th, 2016|

4 Apps For Productivity

I’m so busy: Three words that we have all heard and uttered countless times before. It seems like people are getting busier and busier, with no end of busyness in sight. So how can we abate this plague of go go go? There are a handful of strategies to mitigate the feelings of exhaustion, such as learning to […]

By |2018-01-04T13:41:12-06:00July 27th, 2016|

How To Stand Out With LinkedIn Pulse

The term personal brand might be a buzzword these days but for good reason. Establishing a personal brand is what sets you apart from your counterparts, especially against a digital landscape. Cultivating a personal brand has never been more important.

There are many components that go into developing a personal brand that […]

By |2019-02-27T08:45:39-06:00July 15th, 2016|

4 Resume Requirements

We all know by now how important first impressions are. When it comes to applying for new jobs, your first impression doesn’t even involve your whole self, but rather the self you choose to put on paper via your resume. It’s incredibly important to make sure your resume is up to […]

By |2019-05-15T08:33:21-05:00June 30th, 2016|

How To Choose Your References


Squads are having a moment. Thanks to Taylor Swift and her ubiquitous gaggle of best friends, “squad goals” has entered the American lexicon as something we would all like to achieve.

This idea of the perfect squad doesn’t just translate to whom you’ll ring for the next happy hour; indeed, […]

By |2018-01-04T13:41:12-06:00June 15th, 2016|

How To Interview On The Sly

Securing a new job can feel like a feat unto itself, but interviewing for a job when you already have one can feel like a Herculean task at times. There’s a bit of a secret agent feel to it, and you might feel like you are metaphorically, or possibly […]

By |2018-01-04T13:41:12-06:00June 1st, 2016|

How to Slay a Skype Interview


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Technology has no doubt changed the world—even when it comes to the job search. The advent of the internet and social media has changed the name of the game when it comes to nabbing a new job. Candidates submit […]

By |2018-01-04T13:41:12-06:00May 20th, 2016|

Job Hunting Tips for Grads

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The beginning of summer is an exciting time for any student—including those graduating and looking to begin their careers. Resumes, cover letters, interviews for the Dream Job: All can elicit a […]

By |2018-01-04T13:41:12-06:00May 5th, 2016|
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