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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 »

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Having a voice in the work environment is important. However, introvert employees tend to be more observers than talkers. They prefer to take in everything around them and process it before sharing a response. That can be challenging when everyone is talking at once or people are dominating the conversation. For this reason, you must encourage your… Read more »

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With the changing Fall weather, focus more time indoors on reading management books. Studying books on leadership, strategy, managing and motivating people will help you grow as a leader and move forward in your career. Here are three management books to help you develop new skills this Fall. When looking for a new job to gain additional… Read more »

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Hiring Accountants in LA

In today’s economy, overqualified candidates often apply for positions below their skill set. Although you may be concerned that they will leave once a better opportunity opens up, remember that overqualified candidates bring to your business years of experience, leadership potential and a reduced learning curve. As a result, you should stay open to seeing why they… Read more »

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Alliance Resource Group, a finance and accounting executive search and temporary staffing firm servicing Southern California with offices in Irvine and Los Angeles, is honored to announce they have made the 2019 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. Alliance Resource Group offers a full suite of financial staffing… Read more »