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Make Your Office Safer for the Return to Work

We are all anxious to return to work, but what changes do we need to consider in light of COVID-19 and the new norm of social distancing?   Last week, Alliance Resource Group CEO Jennifer Hannigan invited fellow Orange County CEO Cheryl Osborn of Casco Contractors to a webinar focused on ways to make your… Read more »

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Safer Workspaces

As Southern California slowly begins to reopen, the far-reaching impact of COVID-19 has made employee health and safety a top priority for businesses. CEOs are bringing their HR, facilities and finance leaders together to develop plans for the return to work. What does going back to work look like? How will you change your virtual… Read more »

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Working on the Weekends | Improving Your Career

As an accounting and finance professional, career development is one of your top priorities. Staying current in your field by increasing your knowledge, skillset, and qualifications keeps you relevant. Continually providing additional value to your employer ensures longevity. These are reasons why you should be spending a few hours each weekend developing skills to further… Read more »

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Recruiters thrive on making optimal matches between job seekers and employers. We’re always looking for the win-win — the candidate gets the best possible job for his or her needs and the company adds prized talent to their team. Working with a recruiter definitely puts you at an advantage. In today’s reality, recruiters and candidates… Read more »

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Improve Your Virtual Meetings | Improve Zoom Meeting

As an accounting and finance leader during this time of COVID-19, you are navigating a path to keep your team connected and productive while moving the company forward. Along with other ways you have adapted how you conduct business, you most likely have replaced in-person meetings with virtual ones. Although apps such as Zoom make… Read more »

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A deep and broad network can be one of your most powerful tools, helping you find great opportunities and, likewise, helping great opportunities find you. This has never been truer than during COVID-19. The economic chaos spurred by the pandemic has rocked all sense of job security for most of us. We’re all left wondering:… Read more »

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Kickstart Your Morning | Morning Habit Improvements

How you start your morning has a significant impact on how things unfold throughout the day. Beginning with the right attitude and expectations affects how well you accomplish what you set out to do. By properly preparing yourself for a hectic workday, you are better equipped to handle anything unexpected that comes your way. Here are three suggestions… Read more »

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Zoom Interview

  While the United States has seen a historical jump in unemployment during COVID-19, we’re starting to see movement in hiring across many industries. Economists predict a small recovery in Q3 and a big bounce in Q4 and well into 2021. Smart companies have their eyes on the horizon and understand they need to start… Read more »

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  Earlier this week Governor Newsom announced that a small group of nonessential businesses, primarily in the retail sector, can reopen with certain restrictions as early as Friday, April 8. Additional Phase 2 announcements are expected any moment, allowing more and more Californians to return to work. While the economy will slowly begin to rebound,… Read more »

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Managing a Remote Workforce | Alliance Resource Group

In response to the uncertainties created by COVID-19, your finance team probably is working remotely. If you are new to remote work, you may be experiencing challenges in leading your employees. Because you lack the daily, in-person interaction of the office, you are finding new ways to navigate forward during rapidly changing circumstances. Fortunately, there are research-based… Read more »