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Millennials Starting Out: 9 Tips for Finance and Accounting Careers

Posted by Rebekah McLain on May 6, 2015 11:30:00 AM

x5-6_Millennials_2Like many others in the millennial generation, born between 1977 and 1995, you may be looking to launch a career in finance and accounting. But how can you get hired and thrive in today’s multigenerational workplace?

Topics: Career Advice, Hiring Advice, Career Development, Millennials, Finance and Accounting Jobs, Get Hired

How to Recruit and Retain Millennials at Your Workplace

Posted by Rebekah McLain on May 5, 2015 10:00:21 AM

x5-5_Millennials_1As more and more millennials enter the workforce, this younger generation of employees seems to be perplexing some managers. Also known as Generation Y, they have been criticized for being overly reliant on technology, lacking the drive of previous generations to put in long hours, and job hopping.

Topics: Industry Trends, Management Advice, Recruiting Top Talent, Millennials, Younger Workers

10 Accounting Mistakes Hindering Small Business Opportunities

Posted by Michelle Schusterman on Apr 29, 2015 2:00:00 PM

4-29_Accounting_MistakesRisk is an inherent part of launching any new business. No matter how carefully you prepare, things can go wrong. However, many new business owners are guilty of making seemingly small accounting mistakes that have a big impact on the health and longevity of your enterprise. 

Topics: Hiring Trends, Management Advice, Accounting Errors

6 Ways to Focus the Search for Finance Jobs

Posted by Josh Schusterman on Apr 28, 2015 6:30:00 AM

4-28_Research_Jobs_in_FinanceWhile the Internet has given us vast resources for job hunting, it has also created a seemingly endless ocean of information to sort through and an equally daunting number of competitors. When you’re looking for finance jobs, it helps to plug into more personal channels to find the right opportunities.

Understanding the resources that are most efficient can help you research and find jobs in finance. Here are six ways to get started:

Topics: Finance Job Search

Monday Management Minute: When a Small Business Needs a Financial Expert

Posted by Michelle Schusterman on Apr 27, 2015 8:30:00 AM

4-27_Small_Business_Jobs_Now more than ever, financial expertise is an important component in small businesses. As the business grows, so should the accounting staff, from bookkeeper to accountant to CFO, and that kind of hiring can be challenging for small businesses.

Topics: Finance and Accounting, Small Business, Finance Expert

The Top 7 CPA Skills You Need — and How to Get Them

Posted by DeLynn Senna on Apr 23, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Rock_climbingAs a certified public accountant, you have years of education, and you’ve passed an exam attesting to your knowledge in auditing, business concepts and more. But to maintain your good standing as you climb in your career, you must continually develop basic CPA skills, as well as acquire new ones.

Topics: Protiviti, Affordable Care Act, Career Advice, Internal Auditor, Financial Analyst, AICPA, CPE, QuickBooks, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ERP, SQL

Nightmare on Wall Street: 4 Tips for the Upcoming CFA Exam

Posted by Rebekah McLain on Apr 22, 2015 8:30:00 AM

4-22_CFA_Horror_StoriesThe chartered financial analyst (CFA) exam will be given on June 6. The stress accompanying this event has been known to cause some candidates to revert to primitive instincts. Brilliant financial minds morph into the werewolves of Wall Street. 

Topics: CFA Institute, CFA Exam

Accounting Courses to Help You Soar into Success

Posted by Michelle Schusterman on Apr 21, 2015 5:00:00 AM

4-21_Accounting_CoursesProfessional development is essential for staying on top in your field — whether you’re just about to graduate or you're a CFO with a master’s degree and a few decades of experience. You can earn CPA credits with the help of associations like the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). You can gain skills at conference workshops and seminars. Or you can boost your success with the following accounting courses and webinars.

Topics: Professional Development, Webinars, Professional Associations

Monday Management Minute: A Good Controller is Hard to Find

Posted by Mary McLain on Apr 20, 2015 7:00:00 AM

4-20_Talent_BullseyeAre you running into trouble hiring a new controller for your organization? You’re not alone: According to the 2015 Salary Guide from Robert Half, controller is one of the top 10 in-demand finance and accounting positions right now.

Topics: Monday Management Minute, Controller, Controller Job Description, How to Staff, 2015 Salary Guide

Accounting Rules All Year, Not Just Post-Tax Season

Posted by Cheri O'Neil on Apr 16, 2015 8:00:00 AM

4-16_FB_Favorite_PartThe hiring outlook is bright for accountants, demand for their expertise and services is high, and salaries are on the rise.  

Topics: Facebook, Office Humor, Accountants, Post-Tax Season, Twitter

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