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Get off the Couch and Be Social – Networking for Accountants

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Connecting with other like-minded and aspirational professionals is one of the top practices that contributes to career advancement. People in industries like accounting, which isn’t as relationship-based as an industry such as sales, may not have as much experience or natural inclination for networking with new people. Reap the benefits of professional relationships – network… Read more »

Go Home and Feel Better: Keeping Your Staff Healthy

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Employees becoming sick isn’t just a personal problem for them — it’s a personnel problem for your organization. Whether your workers take sick time and stay home, or show up anyway and try to make it through the day, it negatively affects the whole workplace. The best strategy for combating a sick staff is prevention…. Read more »

How to Job Search Long Distance

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The challenges of a long-distance job search are reminiscent of the challenges you may have faced when you were trying to get your first job. Just like it’s hard to get a job without experience, it seems like you can’t get a job in a new location until you move there — but it’s hard… Read more »

Why Temporary Employees Are Crucial During Flu Season

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When flu season hits, your staff can start dropping like flies. Unfortunately, the workload doesn’t stop, but you can protect productivity against the flu with a dose of temporary employees. The nature of temporary employment provides flexibility in times of unexpected, last-minute staffing needs. Check out the benefits of hiring temporary employees for coverage during… Read more »

Happy New Year! Now Get a Job

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The New Year’s resolution process tends to be a predictable cycle of vague goals made with the utmost enthusiasm, only to be abandoned soon after. If you truly want to make a professional change in 2016, make the type of resolutions that will actually help you accomplish your goal (rather than being forgotten about in… Read more »

You’re Employed, But You Should Never Stop Looking

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The professionals who progress on their career paths are not the ones who sit around and wait for opportunities to come their way, or for circumstances to change to finally force their hands. Maybe it sounds counterintuitive, but if you start waiting to job search until you actually need a job, you’re already a few… Read more »

We’re Going to the Fair … The Job Fair!

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When you go to a job fair, you are quite literally a face in the crowd. How are you supposed to stand out to employers when there could be dozens or even hundreds of other job seekers? Approach the challenge with strategy and preparation to make a lasting impression. Follow these tips to make the… Read more »

Make the New Year Easy on Your Staff by Hiring Temps

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It’s a good thing that the new year generally brings a renewed sense of motivation, since Q1 is when many companies experience an increased workload. During these busy times, “all hands on deck” may not be enough to maintain the pace. When you have a seasonal demand influx that doesn’t call for hiring additional permanent… Read more »

4 Ways to Make Temporary Employees Feel Welcome

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Temporary employees may not be staying with your organization indefinitely, but that doesn’t mean you should skimp out on the welcoming gestures. Besides being professional courtesy, putting forth the effort to make your temporary employees feel like part of the team will only benefit you through increased productivity and faster acclimation. Try out these four… Read more »

Who’s Got Your Back? Who to Use as References

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Your application may get your foot in the door with hiring managers and a great interview may put you at the top of the list, but it’s your reference check that is often the “make it or break it” factor in whether or not you get the job. After all, they’ve gotten to hear why… Read more »