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Breakups are hard. It’s as true in business as it is in relationships. When employees leave, it can create an awkward situation. This is true no matter the circumstances, But managing the departure the right way can create significant value. Having a strong offboarding process can actually improve employee retention. At the same time, it… Read more »

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Fully two-thirds of workers say they don’t have a proper balance between their home lives and their office responsibilities. If you find yourself in that category, it can strain your family life, create significant stress and even lead to health problems. You need to rebalance your priorities. But how do you get this done? Is… Read more »

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It felt good to finally say “goodbye” to 2020. Unfortunately, 2021 isn’t off to a much better start. All signs point to another complicated year…but that doesn’t mean you can put business on hold and wait for better circumstances. You still need to build and manage your team, which involves leveraging this year’s recruiting trends… Read more »

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It’s no secret that employers seek out experience when they look to fill open positions. It leads to the age-old job-search quandary: how do you get experience if no one will hire you without experience in the first place? Well, there are ways to accomplish this trick. You just have to look outside the box… Read more »

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The start of a new year gives you the opportunity to jumpstart your career development. How do you accomplish this? Networking, of course! By connecting with people, you can find hidden possibilities and increase your chances of landing your ideal position. That makes networking the best way to find your next job. One study suggested… Read more »

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Building the perfect team requires great hiring and exceptional management. But those aspects are only part of the equation. It’s also crucial to invest in retention so that you can keep your best employees right where they are. Losing workers is expensive. One data set showed that an hourly worker costs between $4,000 and $7,000… Read more »

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Experts generally agree that a diverse workplace leads to significant concrete benefits for a company. However, in the current environment, devising and implementing new inclusion efforts may seem like a secondary concern. Still, don’t ignore these long-term goals. Even with the business challenges likely in the new year, take steps to implement improved workplace diversity… Read more »

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With COVID complicating the economic situation for the foreseeable future, finding an accounting job could remain a tricky endeavor. Even with specialized skills, you need an extra push to find that ideal position. Sometimes a solution is hiding in plain sight: LinkedIn provides an excellent resource for active accounting job seekers. LinkedIn has long been… Read more »

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COVID has been with us so long that it often seems like it will never pass. We’ll be stuck either laid off or in virtual-work purgatory forever. But, eventually, the threat of the virus will pass, and workers will return to their pre-pandemic schedules. When that happens, you’ll have to help your employees readjust to… Read more »

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We typically think of job interviews as a way for employers to interrogate potential employees, a step in the process companies use to winnow down the candidates for a particular position. And, of course, that’s part of the process – maybe even the largest part. But an interview should also provide the opposite opportunity. A… Read more »