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4 Workplace Trends to Watch in 2021

The coronavirus upended our lives in 2020, causing dramatic and unforeseen changes in the workplace. Though last year proved that predicting workplace trends for the coming year isn’t always easy, here are four workplace trends you can expect to see in 2021. Remote Work Will Continue Due to the pandemic, most white-collar professionals moved from the office to working from [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|

6 Steps for a Successful Phone Interview

With continuing concerns about the ongoing pandemic, many companies are conducting phone interviews to screen job applicants before scheduling a video or in-person interview.  While many of the preparations for an in-person interview and phone interview are similar, there are some key differences you need to be aware of before you answer the call for your next phone interview. Follow [...]

By |December 17th, 2020|

5 Great Podcasts for Finance Professionals

Podcasts have exploded in popularity in the past five years. From true crime to comedy to sports, you can find a podcast that covers just about anything you’re interested in, including finance and the economy. But with more than one million podcasts out there, it’s tough to know which ones are worth your time. Below are some of the best podcasts [...]

By |December 9th, 2020|

How to Use Social Media to Research a Company’s Culture

You want to be happy where you work. And while a competitive salary, good health insurance, and a great company match on your retirement plan are all important, the biggest factor for job satisfaction is company culture. To be truly happy at work, you need to determine if a company’s culture is right for you before you accept a job.  [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|

How to Improve Your Application Process

When you have an opening on your team, you want to fill the position with the best person you can find for the job. But you may be hindering yourself with an inefficient application process.  A poor application experience can deter top tier talent from applying with your company. A recent CareerBuilder study found that the application abandonment rate for [...]

By |November 11th, 2020|

5 Ways to Quickly Improve Your Resume

A corporate job receives 250 resumes on average. Of those applicants, four to six will get an interview and only one will get hired. Considering only about 2% of applicants get called for an interview, it’s obvious that you need a top-notch resume to get the attention of hiring managers. You likely already have a resume, but is it the [...]

By |October 20th, 2020|

How to Attract Top Talent During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has upended professional life in a lot of ways. Many people have been working from home the past several months, and unfortunately, some businesses have been forced to shut their doors permanently.  Although the pandemic has created its share of hardships, there are still many companies that are hiring. If you’re one of the lucky employers who [...]

By |October 7th, 2020|

7 Productivity Tips for Remote Workers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people are still working from home. In fact, many companies, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Slack, plan to make remote work permanent for most, if not all, of their employees.  With no definitive end in sight for those still working from home, many may be starting to feel remote work burnout. If you’re finding [...]

By |September 22nd, 2020|

8 Exit Interview Questions You Should Ask

Turnover is inevitable. But when it gets out of control and you start losing your top talent, it’s time to start examining what you can do as a leader to stop it. First, you need to find out what is causing your best employees to leave. One way to get to the bottom of things is to conduct exit interviews [...]

By |September 10th, 2020|

5 Soft Skills Employers Are Looking For

In the accounting and finance fields, you know that having the right training, certifications and experience is vital. But did you also know that mastering the right soft skills can be just as important for your career?  According to a CareerBuilder study, 63 percent of employers said one of the main things they want to find out about a candidate [...]

By |August 25th, 2020|
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