The NRI Blog

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Why You Need to Be More Enthusiastic in Your Job Search

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Many people are surprised to find out that the best weapon a job seeker has is their attitude. Time and time again, recruiters and hiring managers talk to candidates who come across negatively or as though they are owed a job. Instead, the best way to approach an interview is by being enthusiastic about their…

How Can You Develop a Great Program for Your Accounting Interns?

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Does your accounting firm offer summer internships for college students? If so, have you considered the structure of your internship program? Many organizations don’t think through the process of creating a strong intern program, which will benefit not only the interns themselves but your firm as well. Before your next summer intern starts at your…

What Should You Do after a Tough Nursing Shift?

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Nursing is practically a contact sport. But add to the physical challenges the emotional impact of healthcare, and it isn’t surprising that some shifts leave you feeling both mentally and physically drained. What should you do after one of these difficult shifts? There are a few ways to relax and recharge between touch shifts, and…

How Can a Paralegal Job Candidate Get Prior Experience?

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It’s the age old question. You’ve gone to school to improve your career opportunities but you can’t find a job in your new field without previous experience. What happens now? Becoming a paralegal isn’t a small feat, so you will certainly want to find a way to land that first paralegal job opportunity to use…

4 Tips to the Perfect Elevator Speech

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Have you heard of an elevator pitch? The idea became popular several years ago with a thought experiment that put you in an elevator with Oprah. If you only had 30 seconds to convey to her who you were, what would you say? You can apply an elevator speech to all aspects of your professional…

What Are the Latest Salary Trends for Accountants in The DMV?

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There is a lot of opportunity in an area as wide reaching as DC, Maryland, and Virginia. If you’re looking for an accounting position, what kind of salary expectations can you have for a new job in a variety of specializations? Before you start your job hunt, and salary negotiations, it is important to do…

What Skills Should You Develop to Become a Nurse Administrator?

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Do you want to advance your career from a clinical nursing role to that of a nursing administrator? For many medical professionals, this is the logical next step for their long-term career goals. If you are thinking about transitioning from nurse to administrator, what do you need to know to be successful in this move?…

Is the Open-Office Format Right for Your Law Firm?

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There is a lot of talk in corporate environments about open-office spaces. Have you considered this as an option for your law firm? The idea behind an open office is to skip the idea of private offices and allow everyone to work out in the open, encouraging collaborative efforts. How do you determine if an…

Do You Need a New LinkedIn Headline?

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Navigating LinkedIn is a skill that every professional should cultivate. For better or worse, this is the industry standard for online networking and everyone needs to ensure their profile has all the right information. So, have you considered your LinkedIn headline? This may be the most important field in the LinkedIn profile and many people…

How Do You Shift from Accountant to Controller?

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You’re well on your way in your financial career, but have you decided on the next step? There are many paths you can take. If you’re currently an accountant, you may want to discover the right career path to becoming a controller. How do you start? What are the right decisions to make to help…