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 »

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 »

How to Know Your Accountant Employees Are Miserable

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Unhappy employees are unlikely to ever reach out to you and let you know how dissatisfied they are before it is too late. However, if you’re paying attention, they generally exhibit changes in behavior. Prevent losing top talent and having your business suffer by looking out for the signs that your accounting employees are miserable…. Read more »

Someone Quit On You? Think “Temp”

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When a full-time employee puts in their notice, especially if you are completely blindsided by the news, you may have very real concerns about how to handle their workload until you can find a replacement. Temporary employees can be the solution to help you make it through the transition seamlessly without productivity suffering or causing… Read more »

3 Reasons a Temporary Hire Might Not Work Out

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Hiring temporary employees has many advantages: They can help fill in during unexpected absences or sudden influxes in demand, and you only have to hire them for as little or long as you need them. Just like with any position, not all temporary employees will work out. Learn about the top reasons a temporary hire… Read more »

What to Say to Candidates You Don’t Hire

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For every candidate you offer happy news to, there are significantly more who will not make the cut. Candidates who are seriously considered are owed a more personal rejection than an automatically generated template. Although it may be awkward, it’s more professionally courteous. Plus, if candidates have a poor experience, they may tell others and… Read more »

How to Spice Up Your Temporary Accounting Job Listings

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Writing job listings isn’t likely to be at the top of your list of enjoyable professional tasks – which may explain why so many hiring managers treat it as a formality and reuse the same templates. Tired, boring and unclear job listings aren’t going to attract the attention of top talent. Spice up your temporary… Read more »