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A Busy Season Story You Can Relate To #SurvivingBusySeason

If you have ever worked in public accounting, you know all too well January through April are in fact the longest months of the year. No, we are not referring to shorter amounts of daylight and gloomy winter weather. We are talking about what accountants call “busy season.” What is the funniest thing that has happened to you during “busy season”? Here’s our most memorable story from Manager, Ronda Burchard.

By | January 29th, 2018|

Here’s to you, HR!

Your company's internal recruiters are your friends, not your enemies. We realize it can be challenging though. Here are 5 tips to effectively work with your internal HR department as a hiring manager in accounting or finance.

By | January 8th, 2018|

Five Reasons Why Working With A Recruiter is A Better Return on Investment Than Using Hiring Software

You’ve crafted a detailed job description, received enough funding in the yearly budget to grow your team, and are ready to hit the ground running to start the hiring process. Now, it’s time to find the perfect candidate. But… where do you start? With hundreds of online job boards, the hiring process can seem overwhelming even for the most seasoned [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|

Not Just The Number Crunchers: The Uncovered Hobbies and Talents of Greater St. Louis Area Financial Professionals

As a financial and accounting recruitment firm, Burchard & Associates focuses on one thing: People. Every day, we meet with members of the St. Louis financial community. We learn why they want to make a move in their career, the qualities they are looking for in a company and peers, and why they decided to enter the financial industry in [...]

By | July 18th, 2017|

Digital Detox: What It Is And How To Achieve It

See if this scene feels familiar: Your phone alarm goes off, and you immediately turn it off only to fire up your email app. You scroll and you scroll, and eventually you switch apps to scroll some more. You eventually hop out of bed and put on your favorite podcast as you are getting ready. Once you sit down for [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|

Keeping Your Work Sanity During the Holidays

The end of the year can feel like a mad sprint to the finish line. Between various holidays, family get-togethers and crowds everywhere you look, stress levels can easily rise. And that’s before you factor your work into the equation! In order to stay calm, cool and collected both in and out of the office, be proactive when it comes [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|

3 Questions To Keep In Your Back Pocket at Job Interviews

There are a couple of givens when it comes to preparing for job interviews. You research the role for which you are applying and to whom you will be speaking; you prepare your answers to questions you might get; and you ensure your resume is in tip-top shape. This is, of course, a great checklist to go through before you [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|

Why Personal Branding Is So Important

Personal branding might sound like it is thrown around like an overused buzzword, but it’s actually an important strategy to hone in on and nail down. Your personal brand speaks before you do and can have a measurable impact on your professional life and the opportunities you come across. Without one, your professional image isn’t as clear and complete as [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|
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