Finance & Accounting

Improve Contingent Workforce Management

Catherine Hess  |  December 2016  |  With 2017 fast approaching, many employers have begun to examine how to remove risk from their balance sheets and realign strategic organizational goals in the coming year. One area ripe for review is a company’s contingent labor program. Across industries, employers have increased their use of contingent labor significantly. These professional workers now account for approximately 40 percent

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Flexible Work Opportunities

Matthew Kosinski  |  August 2017  |  Flexible work isn’t just for hip, young startups anymore. The biggest names in corporate America have started embracing it, too. In fact, some of these giants are even leading the way. The people at flexible work job board FlexJobs recently cross-referenced the latest Fortune 500 companies list with its annual Top 100 Companies with Remote Jobs

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Work in a Small Town to Experience Big Perks

Angela Copeland  |  January  2017  |  During a job hunt, many job seekers find themselves considering a possible move to a new city. A list of questions comes up when evaluating their options: Are there many jobs available in my current city? Am I near my family and friends? Would I rather be on the coast or near the mountains? Very often,

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3 Tips for Building Connections That Last

Alan Fox  |  December 2016  |  While management is often a serious and goal-directed pursuit, there also exists a contrary approach – “management by walking around.” The idea is that you can sometimes manage best just by wandering around the factory floor or office without any specific agenda other than to learn something useful and, more importantly, to establish connections with your

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A Recruiter’s Approach to Finding Great Team Players

Rob Simons  |  December 2016  |  Finding and hiring great team players is a challenge for most organizations. One of the obvious solutions is to hire an outside recruiting firm to help you – but what if you are that recruiting firm? That was the case with my client J2T Recruiting Consultants, a successful boutique accounting and finance recruiting firm in Denver. Owner

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Use These 6 Important Components When Telling Your Interview Stories

Bob McIntosh  |  December  2016  |  I remember being in a Chinese restaurant in Vancouver, Canada, where my four brothers, my mother, my father, and I were waiting for our food to come. My father was telling us a story about our favorite topic – how our parents met – and even though the food was late, we didn’t care. Dad had

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Preparing Your Career for 2017

Angela Copeland  |  December 2016  |  The holidays can be a difficult time in the life of a professional. Things at work start to slow down a bit, which gives people time to begin considering what they might like to find in a new job, whether it’s more money, a new position, or a better work-life balance. Unfortunately, the time between Thanksgiving and the

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Non-HR Executives Are Starting to Take on HR Roles

Samantha LoCoco  |  December 2016  |  The human resources department is undergoing an extreme redesign, and career-long HR pros are no longer the only people overseeing the new and improved teams in the field. Many companies are now hiring non-HR executives, such as lawyers and accountants, to take on HR roles. According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends 2016 report, these new faces

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The Color Psychology of Branding [Infographic]

Matthew Kosinski  |  December 2016  |  Ready to design a logo for your startup? Make sure you spend some time carefully thinking about the color scheme. As it turns out, the colors of a company logo are about more than aesthetic preferences – they provoke emotional and psychological responses in people. It’s in your best interest, then, to choose a color scheme wisely.

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For the Best Tech Tools, HR May Want to Look to the Consumer Side of Things

Matthew Kosinski  |  December 2016  |  It’s an exciting time for HR technology, with new software, systems, and platforms arriving at a steady pace, but unfortunately, few HR departments get to take advantage of the most interesting of these developments. Instead of being on the cutting edge of new technologies, many HR pros are limited to systems that serve their core functions,

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