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Attending Conference as a Contract Employee

When deciding whether to pay for contract employees to attend a conference, think of how their participation will benefit your business. You will gain a more educated workforce by providing training and development opportunities that can increase your return on investment. Implement as a Recruiting Tool Conference participation can be used as a recruiting tool…. Read more »

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Improve Employee Onboarding Process | Alliance Resource Group

The purpose of onboarding is to instill a sense of belonging in your new employees. They need to feel a personal investment in order to succeed with your company. If your new hires are not quickly brought up to speed on the organization and their role, they will begin feeling frustrated and may start looking… Read more »

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Accounting Job Search in Orange County | Alliance Resource Group

When finding your next work assignment, there is more to consider than just salary. Along with examining your fit with company culture, you want to ask about your benefits package. Remember to learn more about these four benefits when deciding which assignment to take. Health Insurance Do you qualify for health insurance? Because of the… Read more »

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Decreasing Work Commute Time | Alliance Resource Group

Have you ever thought about how your commute time affects your work performance? Although the average worker spends approximately 25 minutes traveling to and from work each day, your commute may be even longer. Beyond the daily frustration and stress caused by commuting, there are even bigger reasons why you may want to consider finding… Read more »

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Using Alexa in the Workplace | Alliance Resource Group

As a busy professional, you are always looking for ways to improve your productivity. With the rise of voice recognition and virtual assistant tools, if you are not already using them, you should be. Voice assistants and applications can help you get much more done throughout the day while taking care of your business obligations…. Read more »

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Answering Email Throughout the Day | Alliance Resource Group

Like many professionals, you may wonder whether you should be answering email throughout the day or setting times to check your messages. Your solution most likely is whatever keeps you on task and improves your productivity. Whatever your decision, make sure others know when to expect a response, so they know you are staying on… Read more »

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Improving Your Workplace Meetings | Alliance Resource Group

Encouraging meeting attendees to participate in discussion is a common struggle. Many attendees space out or avoid talking in large groups. Because lack of participation blocks productivity, you need to gain buy-in so attendees speak up more in meetings. Here are four ways to move the conversation forward. Appropriately Prepare for the Meeting Schedule it… Read more »

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Hiring Interim Employees for Time Sensitive Projects

Alliance Resource Group knows that your business demands require immediate solutions. Whether you need financial expertise for a project or interim executives for key leadership roles, we give you on-demand access to top financial consultants who can assist with system implementations, provide year-end or seasonal support, and supplement your full-time staff. Fill Your Company’s Needs… Read more »

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The Best TED Talks for Leaders and Management

As a leader, you should be watching TED Talks as a way of honing your skills. Here are three TED Talks that will change your thinking about leadership. Listen, Learn… Then Lead by Stanley McChrystal “Listen, Learn… Then Lead” by Stanley McChrystal relates the leadership lessons he learned throughout his military career. McChrystal shares how… Read more »

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Finding a Job in California

No matter what industry you work in, you want to be passively searching for your next opportunity. Because companies are unpredictable, you may get laid off and need to find a new position. When your next great role comes along, you will be ready to compete for it. Control Your Career Passively looking for your… Read more »