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You spend a lot of time crafting the perfect interview questions. But as much effort and research as you put into the process, you might learn as much about a candidate from a simple response to a seemingly innocuous offer. “Do you want a glass of water?” On the surface, it seems like common courtesy…. Read more »

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You know that classic breakup line, “it’s not you…it’s me.” Well, in this case, it might be you. You might be the reason the right candidates don’t apply for your open positions. Specifically, your job description might be scaring people away. We know the feeling. The position has been open forever. You keep posting and… Read more »

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It’s like the final boss of the job search video game: the dreaded “what’s your biggest weakness” question. It’s the kind of query that keeps you up the night before. However, it doesn’t have to be an anxiety-inducing interview-killer. There are creative ways to turn the question to your advantage. The “biggest weakness” question doesn’t… Read more »

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LinkedIn has become a central pillar of any recruiting effort. It has particular value for targeting candidates with specific skills or refined expertise, the kind of workers that are difficult to find through a traditional job search. That makes the social media giant perfect for recruiting finance talent. Workers in the financial sphere often require… Read more »

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You jump out of bed every workday with a smile on your face and a song in your heart. You can’t wait to get to your job. You love it. Even so, you should still be looking for something else. Sounds contradictory, doesn’t it…maybe even a little dishonest. It feels like cheating in a way,… Read more »

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Safety isn’t just a business concern. It’s a moral one as well. You hold the health and livelihoods of your workers in your hands. Their lives might literally depend on knowing the proper safety procedures around your warehouse.   As such, you should view safety as a partnership. You might think of the topic in terms of insurance rates or… Read more »

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It wasn’t long ago that smartphones represented a new technology. Now, they are central to our lives. Just look at the process of recruiting: phones have become integral to the process. It leads to a situation where you to optimize for mobile or miss out on some of the best talent out there.  Once upon a time, if you wanted to attract new talent, you printed… Read more »

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Success in accounting doesn’t always equal success as an accountant. To move up in the corporate world, you have to combine your accounting chops with other skills.  It may not seem fair at first glance. However, the dynamic exists in any profession. To get promotions and to advance to higher-level assignments, you have to develop ancillary… Read more »

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It’s a world made for multitaskers. An accountant can’t just be an accountant. You have to display a bundle of skills. However, developing these competencies takes time and energy. How do you know which ones to focus on? We’re here to help. Here are nine skills all finance professionals need: (Provable) Accounting Chops Of course,… Read more »

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You’re looking to get the most out of your recruiting process. You want to find the best candidate in the cheapest, quickest, most efficient way possible. This makes sense. Most things companies do during the hiring process are meant to help the company make the best decision, while simultaneously limiting waste. From resume gathering to… Read more »