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Tell Your Interviewer How You’re Valuable Culturally

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Company culture is a buzzword that pretty much just means the type of atmosphere and work environment  —  it’s why you could be employed with the same title, with the same responsibilities at two different places, while loving one and hating the other. The same train of thought applies to employers: A candidate who doesn’t… Read more »

Short Work History? Beef Up Your Resume With These 3 Tips

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If you’re still somewhat new to the workforce, it can feel like a battle to get an employer to take a chance on you when you don’t have much work history to show. Fortunately, many hiring managers operate with the mindset that they can teach their way of doing things to the right candidate. It’s… Read more »

How to Hire Over the Summer

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Summertime is when many people, hiring managers and candidates alike, take time off to enjoy the season. Just because the weather is heating up doesn’t mean your hiring needs will cool off. Since vacations can make it challenging to schedule interviews and get all decision makers together, it helps to be prepared so you can… Read more »

2016 is Half-Way Over. Where Does Your Accounting Team Stand?

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If you set your accounting team’s annual goals back in January, now is the midpoint to assess how close they are to reaching them by the end of the year. Now is the opportune time to figure out who is on track and address any areas that need improvement, since there’s six months left to… Read more »

Should You Use the Same Cover Letter for All Opportunities?

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A cover letter allows you the opportunity to add context to the qualifications listed on your resume and show off the real person behind the application. Since the purpose of a cover letter is to support your resume and expand on why you should be considered, it’s essential to avoid using a generic cover letter… Read more »

How to Search for an Accounting Job While Employed

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Job seekers are often advised that the search process is like a full-time job itself because it requires consistent effort and focus. If you’re currently employed, you’re often considered more desirable to hiring managers because it shows that another company values you. However, it can be challenging to not only find the time to start… Read more »

Get the Best Summer Temps While You Can!

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Summer is understandably the time of year when vacation requests skyrocket – but if your business needs don’t slow down during the warmer months, you’re left with a challenge: Maintain productivity and keep pace with demand without causing morale to plummet by denying time off. Temporary workers may be the ideal solution. They can provide… Read more »

What to Include in Your Temp Onboarding Packet

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Time is especially of the essence when you’re training temporary employees. The very nature of their positions means they need to be able to contribute as quickly as possible. Get your temporary workers up-to-speed and ready to be productive with a well-planned onboarding packet that includes the most relevant information they need to feel confident… Read more »

Not Sure If You Want the Job? Here’s How to Stall

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Getting a job offer is generally the anticipated outcome of a job search, but just because you were initially interested doesn’t mean that you’ll feel 100 percent confident in accepting it right away. It’s not a decision to be taken lightly, and most hiring managers would rather you be sure when you accept. Buy some… Read more »