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More Technology Doesn’t Mean Eliminating Touch Points. How Can You Maintain Communication with a Client?

Posted by & filed under Financial Staffing.

The main challenge when it comes to implementing technology into your accounting firm’s day-to-day processes is ensuring that the client themselves don’t get lost in the process. They are reliant on your levels of communication, skills, and professionalism when it comes to getting the job done effectively and efficiently. But added technology can enhance rather…

Care Manager – the Next Career Step for a Social Worker

Posted by & filed under Healthcare Staffing.

As our population continues to age, baby-boomers and GenXers are looking at the ways they can better provide care for their aging parents. For many, that means working with a care manager specializing in elder care to help them through the process. A care manager, unlike a healthcare provider, is someone that simply understands how…

New Career Options for the JD Degree

Posted by & filed under Legal Staffing.

Going to law school is a significant commitment. Before you even get accepted to a law school, you spend months, or even years, preparing to take the LSAT. Once that’s completed, the application process starts. Once you select your school you often only have a couple of months to make all of your arrangements in…

Yes, It’s a Candidate Market. No, You Can’t Ghost the Hiring Manager

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Imagine this scenario. You’ve been applying for jobs and get a call back from a company. You talk to them about their opportunity and then go on to do your research. Through the course of this initial conversation, you decide that this job isn’t quite right for you. Or, maybe you get another, potentially better,…

Empathy – the Skills Accountants Must Have in Today’s Business World

Posted by & filed under Accounting Staffing.

Accounting has long been considered a back-office role. The perception was always that accountants were better with numbers than with people, so the less interaction, the better. But this has never really been the case, and it’s certainly not the case in the 21st century. What are the important skills that today’s accountants need to bring…

A Guide for Healthcare Staff to Deliver Tough News to Families

Posted by & filed under Healthcare Staffing.

Working in healthcare can present a fair number of professional challenges. In some cases, delivering tough news to the families of a patient can be one of the most heart-wrenching experiences. But, no matter how you may try to avoid it, it’s an essential component to the job. How can you make sure that you’re…

24/7 Availability – How Can You Balance Your Legal Job and Personal Time?

Posted by & filed under Legal Staffing.

Since the invention of the Blackberry in the 90s, work/life balance took a turn in the American workplace. Today, more people are trying hard to recover the idea that work and personal life should exhibit themselves in separate spaces. With a career path as demanding as your legal job, how can you be sure to…

5 Ways to Stand Out and Easily Become the Best Candidate for the Job

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Interviewing for a company isn’t rocket science, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t nerve-wracking. So, how can you be sure to stand out and prove you’re the best candidate for the job? There are a few simple steps that can help you put your best foot forward and present yourself as the right person to…

What Makes You a Senior Accountant?

Posted by & filed under Accounting Staffing.

If you’re in accounting there are a few ways you can advance your career. One of those titles is Senior Accountant. But what makes you a senior level accountant? What kind of experience do you need to get that title? What will you be doing once you are in a position as a Senior Accountant?…