It doesn’t matter whether you’re working remotely or from your employer’s office, we all have the same issues regarding focus and time management throughout the workday. The question is, are you intentional about how you focus and manage your time?
Hiring during the past 18-months of the pandemic has been a bit challenging to say the least. And it may get even more challenging as the war for talent heats up. As a recruiter or HR professional, the pressure is on you to find qualified talent that fits your organization, and it’s more complicated than ever. That’s why you must think strategically and execute new strategies to find the people that will lift your firm to new heights. Your firm is counting on you. If you’re stuck, consider these three recruiting and hiring strategies:
Industry experts say the “Great Resignation” is on the horizon as people make their way back to the office. The good news is that there is a way to prevent this from happening in your organization. Here are three ways you can avoid the “Great Resignation:”
If your firm was like most in the United States, you started working remotely in mid-March 2020. Now, 15 months later, employers and workers are reflecting on their time working remotely. What did we learn about ourselves and what we need as individuals? Hopefully, we learned a lot about what we want out of work and life in the future.
Most public accounting firm leaders have come to realize that firms today exist in an environment of differentiation and specialization. It is no longer effective to send a message to the market that “we provide quality tax, audit, and assurance services.” This generic message simply does not resonate with potential clients because every firm can make that claim. It is not a winning statement that leads to a valuable client relationship.
Milwaukie Communications, LLC today announced the launch of the TogetherCPA Career Hub. The TogetherCPA Career Hub is designed to connect leading public accounting firms with qualified candidates who are pursuing a career in the public accounting field. Firms can post free or featured career opportunities, and feature their firm’s unique culture, opportunities, and community lifestyle.
May is mental health awareness month. For something as important as our mental health, it’s helpful that an entire month is dedicated to shining a light on it and providing people with tools and resources. Thankfully there are so many exercises and self-care practices we can use to support our mental health. Here are 5 self-care practices to add to your routine:
Wherever we’re at in life and in our career, we must keep learning new skills, and we must be curious and ask questions that will spark critical thought.We also have to own our development. So often people look to their employers for ongoing development, and I encourage you to take ownership over it and not wait around.There are plenty of amazing resources out there, some free and some have nominal costs. Here are a few of the resources I love.
When we neglect the important work, it catches up with us at some point. And I’ve learned the hard way.Here’s a suggestion for you that I’ve learned from trial and error: plan your day, week, and month and experience what it’s like to take ownership of your schedule.
Too many hiring managers, recruiters, and HR professionals treat a job post like a job description. The job post is a marketing tool to acquire candidates, whereas the job description is for internal use–it’s a management tool to set benchmarks, key performance indicators, and manage performance. In other words, do not use the job description as your job post.
Today’s job search is much different than just 5-10 years ago. Employers of all sizes have access to the most sophisticated tools to streamline the candidate journey, and standing out in a crowded marketplace has become even more challenging. It’s time to go back to the basics and rethink how we’re writing the job post.
Interviewing is as much of an art as it is science. The type of questions you ask during the interview is the difference between finding the perfect fit or making the wrong hire.Behavioral-based questions, which lead to answers about how one might behave in situations involving people or projects, are essential to the interviewing process.