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 »

5 Things to Make Sure Are In Your Relocation Package

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You’ve found the perfect engineering job. One problem: it’s located in Bend, OR. You’ll have to move to take advantage of the opportunity. How do you know what’s reasonable to ask for in a relocation package? As the COVID restrictions lift, these questions will become more relevant. During the pandemic, the rise of the work-from-home… Read more »

Can I Use My LinkedIn As a Resume?

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LinkedIn represents a critical part of any career development process. However, has the social media behemoth become central enough to replace traditional job-hunting tools? Specifically, can you use LinkedIn as your resume? The platform certainly has a wide enough reach. It boasts more than 750 million members. Meanwhile, LinkedIn’s users offer more than 10 million… Read more »

What Are The Rules For Following Up Post-Interview?

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It may seem like a pointless formality. After an interview, you send a follow-up email, thanking the company representatives for taking the time. Does it actually matter? Yes, as it turns out, that small bit of courtesy can really pay off. One survey suggested that more than two thirds (68%) of hiring managers take the… 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 »

This Year’s Recruiting Trends to Land Top Talent

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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 »