3 Ways to Close Accounting Skills Gaps

Globally, finance companies are experiencing an accounting skills gap. These companies must constantly improve performance, therefore their accountants are being stretched to attain capabilities that go beyond typical audit and technical tax skills, according to Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). A contributor to IMA wrote, “As a result, accounting professionals are challenged to keep up, and entry-level workers often lack …

3 Ways to Fill Finance Job Vacancies with Qualified Talent

Like many industries, the finance sector is experiencing a skills shortage that has led to many vacant jobs. Closing the Finance Skills Gap stated, “Accounting and finance staff consistently rank in the top ten for the hardest positions to fill. There simply aren’t enough talented employees to fill every position — and that problem is only going to get worse as baby boomers …

Signs You’ve Found the Right Finance Company to Join

Are you a finance professional looking for the right employer to onboard with? If so, know that you are in high demand. The current finance skills gap has created many job vacancies. “Accounting and finance staff consistently rank in the top ten for the hardest positions to fill,” wrote a contributor to Spark. If you are an accountant or other …

Why You Should Be Hiring Baby Boomers

As 2019 rolls around, many companies are becoming increasingly focused on hiring Millennials. Perhaps this is because Gen Y will make up about half of the workforce by 2020. “Companies are focusing too much on (Millennials). Instead, they should be thinking holistically about the best way to attract and retain talent,” said Ken Shuman, VP of communications, NerdWallet. While there’s …

5 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Find a New Job

Have you been toying with the idea of getting a new job for a while but for some reason haven’t started a job search? Perhaps you are afraid to take a risk for fear that the job market isn’t stable enough, or maybe the thought of leaving your comfortable-but-unfulfilling job is just scary. Are you in this boat? 5 Reasons …

4 Tips for Saving Money During Your Job Search

Being out of work and looking for a job can be costly. Not only are you keeping up with your bills, but you’re also paying expenses related to job interviews, career counselors, student loans, etc. Thankfully, there are several ways to save money during this time. Save Money During Your Job Search with These Tips Job searching can be a …

If You Find Accountants With These 3 Qualities, Hire Them

In 2016, the accounting, bookkeeping, tax preparation and payroll services industry generated about $19 billion in revenue, which was a 3.4 percent rise from 2015. As this industry grows, an increasing number of individuals are pursuing accounting degrees. This means accounting firms will have their pick of job candidates. The Top 3 Qualities to Look for in a CPA It’s …