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Finding an executive that fits into your organization can involve a grueling effort. One study found that it can take up to two months just to make a shortlist of candidates, with a final decision likely happening more than three months after the search was launched. It’s a complicated process. However, this level of scrutiny… Read more »

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The search for an executive position doesn’t resemble the process for any other job. Relationships and industry profile matter more than with many other professions. However, some of the basic components of any job search still apply, including the presence of a resume. True, you aren’t just going to log onto Indeed and blast out… Read more »

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Networking provides a core strategy in any job search, from entry level to CEO. One study showed that 85% of all jobs get filled through a connection. This becomes even more important at the highest levels of a company, where relationships and reputation become crucial to landing the choicest positions. As such, you should focus… Read more »

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A tight labor market means you need to use every tool to find and recruit the best talent. There are lots of strategies that can improve your ability to attract top employees. That said, one factor can single-handedly push your hiring efforts to the next level: effective employer branding. In the modern economy, marketing has… Read more »

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Generally speaking, a company will take about three months to make an executive hire. Typically, this includes a preliminary process of about two months preparing a shortlist of candidates, followed by another month or so of making a final decision. From your point of view, that means even a successful process could involve months of… Read more »

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Job searches are never easy. When you’re just out of school, starting your career, you get turned away because of your lack of experience. Once you build up an impressive work history, you start to feel the pinch of age discrimination. As a result, you need to have an updated strategy for career development once… Read more »

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We’ve all heard about the Great Resignation by now. More than ever, workers have decided to seek out new opportunities and take advantage of a strong labor market. But how can you make sure you negotiate the best deal when you get that new job offer? Improving these skills will help you maximize your career… Read more »

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With about 800 million members worldwide, LinkedIn represents a crucial hub for any job search. As part of this, you’ll find plenty of opportunity in the accounting field, with hundreds of thousands of positions listed. However, you can’t just cover your eyes and click. Finding the perfect accounting position comes with challenges, even with a… Read more »

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Given the tight labor market that has emerged in the post-pandemic era, you need to take every step possible to appeal to top candidates. That includes working parents attempting to regain their career footing following COVID disruptions. To better position yourself for these candidates, should you add childcare to your employee benefits package? These programs… Read more »

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Age bias represents a serious problem for job seekers over 40. One study showed that nearly a quarter (21%) of workers in that age bracket have faced discrimination. At the same time, more than a third (36%) thought they have been barred from a position due to their age. Meanwhile, the issue gets worse as… Read more »