Why You Should Hire Millennial Accountants

Millennials don’t have the best reputation in the professional world. They are often seen as unreliable and idealistic. Because of this, Millennials (individuals born between 1981 and 2000) are not always seen as the most desirable job candidates. Have you ever encountered or personally held this type of mindset toward Generation Y? Millennials Make Great Accountants While there are surely …

Do You Have the Skills You Need to Land an Accounting Job?

How long have you been in the field of accounting? If you are fairly green, you may be unsure of what employers are looking for. Congratulations on doing your research about what it is employers want before searching for an accounting job. Once you know what traits employers seek in an accountant, you can confidently move forward in searching for …

How to Hold Onto Your Employees for Life

Around the globe, employee turnover rates are at an all-time high. Many financial organizations can’t hold onto employees beyond a few years at most. Most employers struggle to retain the employees they work so hard to train. The whole process is frustrating and disheartening. When employees leave a company, that company takes more than one type of hit. The Huffington …

How to Transition Smoothly from One Career to Another

It is not uncommon for someone working in the field of accounting and finance to decide to switch to another career within that same arena. Accountants become actuaries, financial advisors become internal auditors and investment analysts become tax advisors. Have you ever wanted to make a career change within the realm of accounting and finance? Although it’s exciting to make …

Why Employers Should Care About Emotional Intelligence

Have you as an employer ever had a boss you loved? Were you once under the supervision of an organizational leader who made you feel important and had a disposition that set you and all your peers at ease? If so, you no doubt had a great work experience because your employer had a high level of emotional intelligence. What …

How to Get Asked Back for a Second (or Third) Job Interview

Have you ever left a job interview thinking the position you were being considered for would certainly be offered to you only to hear back that another candidate was hired? If so, you intimately understand the frustration and confusion that accompanies not being asked back for a second or third job interview. If employers aren’t inviting you to multiple interviews, …