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Attract a Passive Candidate to Apply to Your Tax Accountant Role

In many cases, top candidates already are employed. Because these candidates enjoy their work and comprise the majority of the workforce, they typically don’t look for other employment. This is one reason why you need to source passive candidates and encourage them to work for you. Proactively reaching out to employed candidates to solicit interest… Read more »

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Deploying Additional Employee Recognition Practices

Recognition is a key driver of employee engagement. Staff tend to stay productive and put in their best performance when they’re consistently recognized for their contributions. For this reason, you want to continuously improve your employee recognition program to attain maximum impact on your company in 2020. For help hiring top accounting and finance professionals,… Read more »

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Setting and Achieving 2020 Professional Goals

In addition to key performance indicators your company may set for you and your team, you should create your own professional goals. Knowing what you want to work toward and putting a plan into action help you develop your career in the direction you want. The more decisions you make for yourself, the better you… Read more »

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Almost everyone is late to a meeting at some point. Unexpected circumstances may develop that prevent us from being punctual. However, making a habit of showing up late to meetings sends a variety of negative messages. Not being at least five minutes early gives the impression that whatever kept you was more important than respecting… Read more »

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As an accounting or finance manager, you may be wondering what sets apart Alliance Resource Group from the other professional staffing agencies. You might be looking for a top firm with candidates who have hard-to-find skills. Or, you could be looking for staff to fill interim or temporary roles. Find out why we are the… Read more »

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With the holiday season upon us, you should have some time away from the office to rest and rejuvenate. As you celebrate with family and friends, be sure to take time for yourself as well. One activity to participate in is reading personal development books. Here are four suggestions to get started. If your plans… Read more »

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Blocking Time to Increase Workplace Productivity

From the time you wake up to the time you go to sleep, you spend your days going to meetings, putting out fires, answering voicemails and emails and talking with employees. If you aren’t intentional in scheduling your time, you won’t be able to get much done or have time for your personal life. Since… Read more »

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As we look to the upcoming year, we remain optimistic about Southern California’s accounting and finance talent market. Despite concern over a potential economic slowdown, the possibility for a recession, and other economic variables, our firsthand experience in the local talent market leaves us feeling positive. After downloading and reading through our Financial Salary Guide… Read more »

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Improving Team Chemistry | Alliance Resource Group

When looking for new hires to add to your accounting or finance team, keep in mind that any knowledge and hard skills a candidate lacks can be taught. However, personality traits are something a candidate is born with and cannot be taught. For this reason, you want to focus more on personality traits than knowledge… Read more »

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Work Life Balance Improvements | Alliance Resource Group

In many cases, your work can take priority over everything else in your life. Your desire for career success can cause you to forget about the other significant areas that matter. For this reason, you need to find a balance between work and your personal life. Having a healthy work-life balance minimizes stress and burnout… Read more »