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As a professional, you understand the importance of preparing for job interviews. You conduct thorough research, you prepare impressive anecdotes, you polish your resume and you conduct mock interviews to hone your skills. Preparation is extremely important, but many professionals forget that following up after an interview is equally important. The right follow-up strategy should… Read more »

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When it comes job search advice for accountants, there is no shortage of resources available for people who are in the early stages of their careers. But what about accounting professionals who have years of experience under their belts? If you’ve been in the accounting game for some time and you’re ready to seek new… Read more »

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No CEO has ever said, “Our goal is to remain the size we are today.” Growth is a goal for every business, but some businesses seem to have growth down to a science, while others seem to struggle. One of the biggest stumbling blocks for growth involves hiring. Ramping up hiring during a growth phase… Read more »

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It is extremely rare for job searches to be a one-and-done endeavor. No matter how experienced and talented you are, job searches can take weeks or even months. To complicate matters, the best jobs are often not advertised to the public and by some estimates, nearly 80% of all open jobs are unadvertised. If you… Read more »

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Job searches are time consuming endeavors. If you’re already juggling a stressful full-time job and you’ve got personal and family obligations to fulfill, it can be difficult to find time to fit it all in. It is critical to manage your time wisely as you search for a new opportunity so that searching for a… Read more »

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One of the biggest challenges facing business leaders today is how to sustain and excel in the face of rapid and non-stop change. We now live in a world where technology advances every day, where geographic boundaries are virtually nonexistent, where time-to-market continues to shorten and skills become obsolete in about two years’ time.  The… Read more »

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Making the wrong hiring choice can cost you a lot of money. Forty-one percent of companies that have made a bad hire report that their mistake cost them a minimum of $25,000.  It goes without saying that the higher up the ladder the bad hire, the more expensive the mistake. And if a string of… Read more »

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Wouldn’t it be great if your team could pull together to get the job done every day? Every team, no matter how effective they may be, experiences struggles from time to time. Teams are comprised of complex individuals with different personalities, strengths and weaknesses and it is unrealistic to expect them to get along and… Read more »

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According to experts, companies have less than ten days to find and hire a talented candidate before someone else does.  When the average hiring time in the US is still around 63 days, it’s no wonder hiring managers struggle to find great people. If you want to fill open positions faster and connect to quality… Read more »

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Career advancement, salary increases, career transitions and burnout are just a few of the myriad reasons why people seek out a better job than the one they currently hold. Searching for a job while you’re still employed is common, but it is still a sensitive activity.  Confidentiality in a search is critical in order to… Read more »