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As we edge towards the end of this unprecedented year, finance and accounting teams will be tasked with unique-to-2020 activities on top of all the normal end-of-year projects. Do you have the right talent in place to flawlessly execute on everything that needs to occur between now and the start of 2021? If not, temporary… Read more »

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by Jennifer Hannigan, CEO of Alliance Resource Group After more than three months working remotely, I’ve spent more time with Zoom than my own children. And I’ve got a few things to say. I’ve Zoomed with my team. I’ve Zoomed with clients. I’ve interviewed dozens of candidates, hosted a Zoom webinar, talked to my kids’… Read more »

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If the events of 2020 have taught us one thing, it’s that the future is unpredictable. CFOs have been especially challenged during this unprecedented year, and reforecasting has become a more frequent requirement. Increasingly, finance leaders are turning to more agile models with multiple scenarios planned. This agility is key to navigating through the turbulence… Read more »

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by David Wells Managing Director, Alliance Resource Group   Mastering an interview takes practice. Interview experience leads to increased confidence and a greater chance of landing your dream job. Many resources, including Inc. and Forbes, give practical interview tips for novice and seasoned job seekers. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite tips for upping… Read more »

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The media and economists all have their predictions, but no one really knows how long this economic downturn will last or what prolonged effects companies will endure. Something we do know: Accounting and finance jobs are critical during times of economic uncertainty. Sales may yield revenue, but accounting and finance specialists track immediate results and… Read more »

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How to Address an Employee's Behavior

Your company culture has a significant impact on your organization’s success. Positive culture contributes to employee performance, business growth, and the ability to attract and retain talent. When employees with diverse backgrounds and skillsets align with the same vision and values, they are guided by the same mission and principles. This is why taking action… Read more »

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Whether you have decades of experience or you’re in the first phase of your career, LinkedIn is a powerful tool that can help tell your professional story to recruiters and potential employers. It allows you to convey much more than a resume and is often the go-to resource for anyone preparing to interview a candidate…. Read more »

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Recognizing Employee Stress and Challenges

The majority of daily activities and interactions are governed by the subconscious. This is why instinctive, emotional reactions are common during stressful situations. For someone like you with leadership responsibilities, maintaining self-control is necessary. The same principle applies to your team members. You need to help them take control of their thinking and behavior, especially when they get out… Read more »

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Hiring candidate aptitude

By David Wells Managing Director, Alliance Resource Group   Let’s be clear, hiring is always hard. But it’s even more challenging in today’s world where we have increased competition and a labor market not bound by geography; a global skills shortage; and unprecedented economic volatility spurred by COVID-19. Combine that with the cost of a… Read more »

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Working with a career coach in Southern California

A recruiter who acts as a career coach provides significant benefits for your accounting and finance career. They offer you career planning, resume building, interview coaching, assistance with job offer negotiations, and more. Because a recruiter is actively involved in placing candidates with client companies, they remain current with hiring practices and trends. You can… Read more »