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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 »

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Ah, summer. Longer days. A flood of vacation requests. Waiting a week for customers to respond to your emails. And the big chance to show off your patriotic spirit. Depending on your business, you might already give your employees a holiday on Independence Day. But you can go further in setting the mood. Here are… Read more »

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Getting a raise is a binary prospect. Either you get it, or you don’t. The bosses say “yes,” or they say “no.” That makes the situation seem pretty simple. And while “yes” remains an uncomplicated answer, there are many ranges of “no.” The short-term implications of getting turned down for a raise don’t get more… Read more »

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You know the type: The ultimate introvert. The kind of person who avoids hides in the bathroom when you’re handing out assignments that involve presentations, or virtually crawls under the table to avoid speaking at meetings, or calls in sick on their birthday to avoid a breakroom celebration. It may not seem worth trying to… Read more »

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Once you get a job, you’ll be judged on your total output. Your bosses will see what you can do day in and day out. However, to land the position, you must perform well in a single brief, awkward conversation. It’s not a particularly fair system. But, unfortunately, it’s an almost universal practice. To get… Read more »