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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 »

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Workplace Frustration | Alliance Resource Group

Signs of toxic workplace culture may be seen throughout the office. For instance, the lack of communication between managers and teams means employees receive no feedback or recognition for their work. High levels of stress lead to a greater incidence of fatigue, illness, and burnout. Turnover increases because employees don’t want to work for your… Read more »

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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 »

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Feeling stress in your job is a normal part of your finance career. Regularly feeling overwhelmed and anxious isn’t. If you feel unreasonably stressed at work, you need to talk with someone. Learn how to open up to your boss to discuss workplace stress by following these guidelines. When it comes time to find a new finance job, contact Alliance Resource… Read more »