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One of the hardest parts of any manager’s job is the act of reviewing employee performance. It can be difficult enough to keep track of all the achievements and accomplishments of your individual workers – but it’s even worse when you have to deliver a poor performance review.   While no manager wants to deliver a… Read more »

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When it comes to finding a new job, most job seekers tend to stick to their areas of expertise. After all, your prior experience in the field can easily be transferred to your new role. But what happens if you don’t have the experience that is relevant to the job you want? How do you… Read more »

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Professional accountants fill a valuable role in our society. According to recent forecasts from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the entire accounting field is expected to see 10% growth within the next six years, so now is a great time to begin looking for qualified candidates to fill your ranks.   Helpful Soft Skills  First… Read more »

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Self-doubt can be a real motivation killer – especially in the workplace. Not only can it hamper your performance and your ability to complete your day-to-day responsibilities, but it can cause you to miss entire workdays, which will ultimately end up in your termination. While it’s natural to experience some amount of self-doubt, especially when… Read more »

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While there was a time when most employers focused on an applicant’s hard skills, today’s job market has experienced a renewed interest in soft skills. However, many of these skills aren’t easily identified through standard job applications and interview questions. Instead, you’ll need to ask highly targeted and specific questions to your potential candidates.  Can… Read more »

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Are you working at a dead-end job? Have you been unhappy in your current position for a while now? If so, you should take these as immediate red flags. There’s no use in staying at a job if you’re unhappy – especially when there are plenty of other opportunities out there. But what other red… Read more »

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As an employer, it’s essential that you examine both a candidate’s hard skills as well as their soft skills. Generally speaking, hard skills refer to learned abilities – like the ability to use power tools or heavy machinery – while soft skills are a part of your natural personality. Some primary examples of soft skills… Read more »

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There comes a point during most job interviews where you are asked about your greatest weakness. While there is no right or wrong answer, there are good and bad ways to answer the question. Not only can these tips give you an edge when explaining your greatest weakness, but some of them can be used… Read more »

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Active job seekers tend to get a lot of attention amongst hiring managers, and it’s no secret why. They are, after all, the ones who are actively seeking out new opportunities, applying to jobs and attending interviews. While these recruits often make great workers once they’re hired, they’re not the only candidates you should consider.  … Read more »

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While it’s easy to sit back and answer the standard questions that your interviewer has to ask, this is rarely the best method when it comes to securing a job. Instead, try to take a proactive approach by asking the interviewer some questions of your own. Not only does it show your genuine interest and… Read more »