How to Open Up to Your Boss to Discuss Workplace Stress and Challenges…So You Don’t Have to Quit!


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 »

Why You Should Always Take an Interview…Even If You’re Not Actively Looking for Work


The best employees always are on the lookout for job opportunities. They like keeping their options open, sharpening their skills, and learning to interact with different personalities. Even if top talent is not looking to change employers, they appreciate seeing what is out there and how their jobs compare. When you are in the market… Read more »

Stop Skipping Lunch! Even If You’re Busy…Everyone Needs a 30-Minute Break to Refuel and Recharge


As a busy leader, you may be constantly finishing tasks and completing projects. You also may believe that you have no time for breaks. Although you might think that working through lunch will help you remain productive, the opposite is true. You are more efficient and effective when you take regular breaks, including a lunch break. For help… Read more »

Is Your Work-Life Balance Tipping Out of Control?


Like most people, work may be invading your personal life. You may be racking up hours in an attempt to get promoted. Or, you could have more work than one person can handle and be trying to get everything done on time. However, poor work-life balance mean you probably feel fatigued and unable to think clearly or work productively. Family and friends probably feel… Read more »

How to Mentally Prepare for a Workplace Presentation When You’re Typically More Introverted


As an introvert, you probably are more comfortable alone or in a small group than with a crowd of people. However, there will be times at work when you need to deliver a presentation to a potentially large audience. Because you already have the knowledge and skills needed to deliver, your focus should be on preparing your… Read more »

Self-Reflection Tips: How to Improve Your Management Style When Top Employees Leave Your Office


A common saying is that people do not leave companies, they leave managers. Part of employees’ dissatisfaction is due to management styles. Because certain styles do not work well with certain workforces, you need to adopt a management style that blends with company culture and increases employee engagement. When searching for top finance professionals, partner… Read more »

Is Work-Life Balance a Topic of the Past? The Guide to Finding Balance in the Noise


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As an employee, finding a work-life balance is challenging. With all the professional and personal demands placed on you every day, your work can seem to dominate everything else in your life. As a result, you need to focus on achieving a more satisfying and meaningful balance between your work and personal life. Decide What… Read more »

How to Elevate Your LinkedIn Experience to Effectively Use It to Your Advantage


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LinkedIn is the top professional networking site used by leaders in any industry. It is the place to go for connecting with other professionals and finding new opportunities. Follow these guidelines to maximize your experience on LinkedIn and use it to your advantage. Customize Your LinkedIn URL Change your LinkedIn URL to make it personal…. Read more »

Four Ways to Showcase Your Expertise During an Interview


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During an interview, besides showing you are a great fit with company culture, you want to talk about how your skills and experience make you most qualified for the role. These guidelines will help you show your expertise during an interview and bring you one step closer to being offered a position. Discuss Your Industry… Read more »