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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 »

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People often talk about “leadership” as if it’s a singular thing. But really leadership exists at the nexus of a series of skills. Given that fact, what are the key components of leadership? It’s an important question. Every organization wants successful managers. But beyond those supervisory roles, organizations seek out frontline employees who show leadership… Read more »

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As the year starts, 2022 looks like it will experience a complicated labor market. Companies are still scrambling for workers and facing the prospect of higher wages. You need to do everything you can to keep your best employees happy. The current economic conditions put a premium on retention. But are you doing enough to… Read more »

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The pandemic has spurred a massive expansion of work-at-home options. That means new corporate structures, fresh scheduling options, and, maybe more importantly, the need for different management techniques. Is your hiring system optimized to find the best remote management team? Answering this question the right way could have a crucial impact on your ability to… Read more »

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Changing career paths is difficult at any level. However, the challenges intensify when you reach the C-suite. That’s why you need well-considered strategies to make a meaningful switch. At the top rungs of the corporate ladder, your career becomes highly entrenched in a particular industry or specialty. It’s difficult to get people to see you… Read more »