Overcoming Age Bias in Your Job Search

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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 »

Strategies When Changing Your Career at the C-Level

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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 »

Who Should Be Your Reference When You’re the Boss?

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References can represent a critical step in landing your dream job. You need the right people to detail your experience and commend your work habits. However, this process can get muddled when you don’t have a clear direct supervisor in your previous jobs. Who should be your reference when you’re the boss? A study conducted… Read more »

Top Excel Skills to Land a Finance and Accounting Job

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It takes a lot to get ahead in the finance and accounting world. Intelligence, creativity, leadership, networking skills, and luck. But sometimes mastering the basic skills can have the biggest impact. That’s why it’s important to get the most out of foundational tools like Excel. Any job you get in finance or accounting will require… Read more »

5 Years of Service and Gratitude

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What an amazing five years it’s been – and we’re just getting started! We want to celebrate with you as we commemorate our 5-year anniversary! After a challenging and rewarding year, we are launching our birthday celebration with “Throwback Thursdays” over the next several weeks by looking back on some local and national highlights. Our… Read more »

5 Signs Your Workplace is Actually Toxic…

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Do you work in a toxic environment? No, we aren’t talking about the presence of radiation or chemicals. We mean emotionally toxic. These stressful workplaces make it difficult to excel and can even lead to physical and mental health problems. Of course ,there’s the old “is it you or is it me?” debate at play… Read more »

Feeling Burnt Out? Here’s How to Approach Your Boss

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To a certain extent, burn out happens because you refuse to have a conversation. As stress builds and pressures mount, you avoid talking to the one person who can truly help: your boss. That’s a mistake. Rather than risking your health and undermining your productivity, learn how to approach your boss when you’re feeling burnt… Read more »

3 LinkedIn Features That Can Help You Land an Accounting Job

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LinkedIn provides an excellent resource for landing an accounting job. However, to get the most out of the site, you need to go beyond the basic functions. You should take advantage of more advanced features in order to attract the attention of accounting recruiters. You can use LinkedIn as your career hub as you push… Read more »

Is The Only Way to Get a Better Work-Life Balance Through a New Job?

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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 »