4 Job Search Tips if You’re Over 40

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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 »

5 Things to Negotiate in Your Job Offer

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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 »

How to Find an Accounting Job You’ll Love on LinkedIn

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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 »

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 »

How Much of a Pay Raise Should I Request When Changing Jobs

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You’re ready to switch jobs. You’ve found a likely position and the process is moving towards the negotiation stage. How much of a pay raise should you ask for? In the post-pandemic world, pay rates are rising throughout the economy. That puts you in a good position. The tight labor market gives you significant leverage… Read more »

What is the World of Remote Work Going to Do to My Salary?

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The rise of the work-at-home trend has sparked a lot of changes. Work schedules, home lives, and wardrobes have all come under scrutiny. But what about pay rates? How will remote work impact your salary? We have entered a new era. The pandemic has taken the long-simmering trend of remote work and turned a flamethrower… Read more »

Networking Is Your Golden Ticket to Your Next C-Level Position

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Everyone knows networking is essential to building a career. This is even more true for C-Suite positions, where the hiring process almost always comes down to relationships.  For these high-level executive positions, networking becomes the golden ticket. Managing professional connections is important at every level of the corporate hierarchy. A study conducted by LinkedIn showed… Read more »

Do I Really Need to “Job Search” At the C-Suite Level?

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Securing a spot in another C-Suite requires tact and the application of a special set of skills. Yes, you need to take steps to find a new position as an executive. But that process doesn’t look the typical “job search” you would use for other professions. Adding your name to another company’s leadership roster isn’t… Read more »

How to Job Search As a Busy Executive in the 2021 Job Market

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Will you be one of the high-ranking executives looking to upgrade their careers following the pandemic? If so, it’s important to have a clear-eyed view of the job market in 2021. You’ll also want the best strategy to find a better position while still maintaining your schedule as a busy executive. The end of the… 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 »