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5 Fastest Growing Accounting & Finance Careers in 2020

Thanks to a growing economy and an increasingly complex tax system, accounting, and finance professions are growing exponentially. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, accounting and financial occupations are projected to grow 7 percent over the next 10 years, outpacing the average for all occupations.  As the financial and accounting industry grows, organizations are expanding operations and looking [...]

By |February 1st, 2020|

5 Ways to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Person

Hiring the wrong person is one of the most costly mistakes an organization can make. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, a bad hire can cost up to 30 percent of the employee’s annual salary. Not only will a bad hire have an effect on your bottom line, but you’ll also lose time and productivity correcting your mistake. So [...]

By |January 26th, 2020|

4 Tips for Finding a New Job in 2020

If you’re feeling stuck in your career, the beginning of the new year is a perfect time for a career change. And considering the current state of the economy, there couldn’t be a better time to find a new job.  With low unemployment and a shrinking talent pool, employers are struggling to find qualified candidates for their open positions. So [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|

What HR Managers Are Looking for on Your Resume

When you apply for a job, Human Resource Managers are some of the first people to see your resume. What they see could make or break your chances of landing an interview. They are the gatekeepers who decide which resumes a hiring manager will see. What do they look for on a resume? A recent survey by CareerBuilder has provided some insight. [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|

Having Trouble Writing Your Resume? This New Microsoft Word Feature from LinkedIn Can Help

Writing your resume can be a real chore. With stiff competition for jobs and the desire to stand out from other applicants, there’s a lot of pressure to create a flawless resume. If you’re having trouble, Microsoft and LinkedIn have a new tool that could help: Resume Assistant. Available for Microsoft 365 subscribers, Resume Assistant taps into LinkedIn public profiles [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|

7 Jobs Popular with Millennials

Millennials entered the workforce at an interesting time. The Great Recession made finding a job next to impossible, and the internet was transforming the way people do business. Despite the hurdles they had to overcome, many Millennials were able to start meaningful careers. SmartAssest, a personal finance technology company, looked at data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Current Population [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|

5 Interview Questions to Help You Find Quality Candidates

Quality candidates are getting harder to find. With an improved economy, low unemployment rate and stellar job market, many of the best candidates are already employed. So, when you need to hire, quality candidates are few and far between. How do you ensure that you choose the best candidates for your open positions when there are more unqualified candidates to [...]

By |September 20th, 2019|

4 Stats to Help You Reevaluate Your Recruitment Strategy

The hiring landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. Low unemployment and a lack of skilled workers has accelerated competition for talent. As you try to find high-performing professionals for your open positions, it may be time to reevaluate your recruitment strategy. Luckily, LinkedIn just released a report that offers compelling statistics that can help you revise your recruitment tactics. 70% of [...]

By |September 12th, 2019|

How to Tell if a Candidate Will Be a Good Fit For Your Team

You likely know an effective hiring process is an essential component of every successful organization. But did you also know there’s an easy way for you to hone in on the best candidates for your team during the process? It’s called the Big Five – and it’s the gold standard of personality models. According to the Big Five theory, while beliefs, values [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|
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