7 Tips to Motivate Your Workforce & End 2019 on a High Note

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As the end of the fiscal year draws near, the final three months will determine whether your team met their goals and made more progress than the previous year. With the holidays approaching, motivating staff and increasing productivity is challenging. Fortunately, there are ways for you to encourage your employees to continue producing. Here are seven tips… Read more »

Question: How Can I Get My Introvert Employees to Speak Up in a Meeting and Share Their Thoughts?

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Having a voice in the work environment is important. However, introvert employees tend to be more observers than talkers. They prefer to take in everything around them and process it before sharing a response. That can be challenging when everyone is talking at once or people are dominating the conversation. For this reason, you must encourage your… Read more »

Three Management Books to Help You Develop New Skills This Fall

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With the changing Fall weather, focus more time indoors on reading management books. Studying books on leadership, strategy, managing and motivating people will help you grow as a leader and move forward in your career. Here are three management books to help you develop new skills this Fall. When looking for a new job to gain additional… Read more »

How Should You React to a Top Candidate Who Might Be Overqualified for the Job You’re Hiring For?

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Hiring Accountants in LA

In today’s economy, overqualified candidates often apply for positions below their skill set. Although you may be concerned that they will leave once a better opportunity opens up, remember that overqualified candidates bring to your business years of experience, leadership potential and a reduced learning curve. As a result, you should stay open to seeing why they… Read more »

The Key to Navigating Generational Differences Among Your Workforce

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Today’s workforce is made of more generational diversity than ever before. Because more Baby Boomers are delaying retirement, your company may have as many as four generations working together. Although generational diversity is an asset, it also can cause tension when employees don’t understand or know how to communicate with other generations. As a company leader, follow these… Read more »

The Guide to Confronting an Employee Who Is Performing Below Expectations

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Confronting Employees Who Are Performing Below Expectations

As a leader, performance management is a significant part of your job. You need to deliver high productivity by using your team to reach its potential. Despite your best efforts, there will be times when an employee fails to meet performance expectations. It is then that you need to confront them about their performance and develop… Read more »

Are You Welcoming Remote Workers into Your Workforce and Properly Including Them in Team Events?

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Managing Remote Employees

When onboarding remote workers, the first few weeks with your company are crucial. You need remote workers to embrace your culture, build relationships with colleagues, and learn your systems so they begin contributing. To ensure your workers feel integrated into the team, here are six ways you can welcome remote workers into your workforce. For help finding remote accounting and finance professionals, talk… Read more »

Growing Talent from Within: How to Offer Development Opportunities to Your Team

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Workplace Growth and Development

 Developing your team is an important part of your leadership position. Your members look to you for training and support to increase their skills and experience, maximize their performance, and move up in the organization. For this reason, you need to be aware of what training your teammates need and find ways to provide it. Follow these… Read more »

Should You Offer Flex-Time to Your Accounting Team to Help Them Manage Personal Schedules?

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Offering Flex Time to Employees

Flex-time is very important to accounting professionals. Having a strong work-life balance allows them to take care of personal responsibilities while fitting in work. Team members make fewer errors, experience less stress, and avoid burnout when working a flexible schedule. Whether having a compressed workweek, flexibility in start and end times, having two part-time accountants fill one full-time position,… Read more »

Self-Reflection Tips: How to Improve Your Management Style When Top Employees Leave Your Office

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A common saying is that people do not leave companies, they leave managers. Part of employees’ dissatisfaction is due to management styles. Because certain styles do not work well with certain workforces, you need to adopt a management style that blends with company culture and increases employee engagement. When searching for top finance professionals, partner… Read more »