A Year in Review: PrideStaff Bend’s Top Pieces of Job Search Advice

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The end of the year represents a time of optimism and a time of reflection. Optimism for the year ahead (hey, at least 2019 isn’t an election year). And reflection to the year gone by (bright spots: Avengers: Infinity Wars; the Olympics…dark spots: well, no need to bring up those). In looking back, it’s important… Read more »

It’s Not A Bad Thing To Talk To Your Biotech Boss…

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It can be a strange and awkward relationship. You see each other every day. You know almost everything about each other’s hobbies and personality quirks, but you’re not really friends. Sometimes your adversaries and you almost never have a meaningful two-way dialogue. It can be even harder in an industry like biotech. It’s a highly… Read more »

4 Red Flags That You Might Not Actually Want The Job You Applied For

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When you’re out of work, any opportunity can seem enticing. You’re constantly throwing out resumes and taking every interview you can. Any sign of interest is welcome. But not all opportunities are created equal. Some positions are life-changing roads to a better career. Others are just a path of frustration and wasted time. The earlier… Read more »

Do’s and Don’ts Of Your Finance Job Search

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By now, you’ve probably read about 1,000 articles meant to maximize your job search prospects. You might think there are no more hacks to keep in mind. But there are points aimed at finance positions that require more emphasis. The world of finance comes with its own unique combination of rules. It’s more formal than… Read more »

4 Simple Tactics to Make Sure Your Candidate is a Good Fit

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You spend a lot of time and money on recruitment. So why does it seem like such a hit-or-miss proposition? After weeks of sifting through resumes, conducting interviews and gathering opinions from various departments, you still end up with someone ill-suited to your corporate goals. Now, you have a tough decision: Settle for a less-than-perfect… Read more »

Make Sure You Answer These Four Questions Before Negotiating Your Salary

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Getting ready for a salary negotiation can be nerve-wracking. Unless you’ve got the Wolf of Wall Streetgene, which will allow you to walk instantly into any situation ready to sell, the whole concept of negotiation might strike you as completely foreign. Our whole lives, we’re taught to stay humble, don’t talk about money and avoid… Read more »

These Accounting and Finance Certifications Can Help Boost Your Career

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The sheer number of certifications available to accounting and finance professionals can be dizzying. After a while, it may seem like alphabet soup, just with too many c’s. However, choosing the wrong path can have consequences. Obtaining each certification requires a massive investment of time and effort. Picking the wrong one won’t necessarily hurt you,… Read more »

5 Long-Term Benefits to Partnering With a Staffing Firm

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It’s no secret you need specialists for some parts of your business. When you need to get your taxes done, you hire an accountant. When you need to get a contract written, you hire a lawyer. Yet, you’re still doing all your company’s hiring yourself. That’s a shame. There are several benefits to partnering with… Read more »