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The Trend to Consider Hiring Potential Over Experience

The Trend to Consider Hiring Potential Over Experience

While the historical theme over the past few decades has been to hire the candidate with significantly more experience, statics are now showing that companies are taking far more interest in potential talent. We are entering into an era where evaluation of the prospective upside of a candidate rather than their current competency or experience is being heavily weighted in to the equation. Yes, the hiring process and onboarding for these candidates is lengthier, but the benefits that both the company and new hire can reap in the long run are in many cases proving to be worth the wait. Potential is often defined in the qualities a person possess that, when developed, will reveal their underlying strengths and abilities, so, here are 3 reasons for employers to consider hiring the high potential candidate over the more experienced candidate:
Tuesday, December 19, 2017/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (5200)/Comments (9)/ Article rating: 5.0
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5 Creative Ways to Boost Employee Morale

5 Creative Ways to Boost Employee Morale

We have all heard the saying “laughter is contagious”, and have most likely seen the truth in this first hand. Well, unfortunately, low employee morale is just as infectious. Have you ever walked into an office and immediately felt that every worker would prefer to be anywhere else than there? This is usually caused by a lack in management and / or company culture, and often results in regular eye rolls, constant negativity, and rather high turnover rates within the organization. Luckily, there are many creative ways to boost the momentum in the work place, making the employees happy to come to the office everyday! Here are 5 techniques to help do just that:
Tuesday, December 12, 2017/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (11960)/Comments (66)/ Article rating: 5.0
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How Volunteering Can Further Your Career

How Volunteering Can Further Your Career

Searching for ways to enhance your life, both individually and professionally? Beyond the obvious reasons, volunteering can assist in these areas in more ways than one. Yes, this extracurricular activity is commonly known for serving the community and pitching in where people need help the most, but it can also help boost your career, while leading you to your next professional journey. Here are a few ways volunteering has potential to develop and enrich your personal branding:
Tuesday, November 07, 2017/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (5768)/Comments (8)/ Article rating: 5.0
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3 Non-Traditional Accounting Careers

3 Non-Traditional Accounting Careers

In search for a non-traditional accounting career, outside of the conventional corporate direction? The term “accountant” is commonly assumed to be someone crunching numbers in a cubicle for a Big 4 CPA firm – In reality; experienced accounting professionals are in high demand within various industries. Thanks to the numerous opportunities available in today’s generation, it is hardly expected to go the “normal” route anymore, so, here are three alternative paths to consider if you are looking to shake things up in your financial career:
Tuesday, October 31, 2017/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (7378)/Comments (30)/ Article rating: 3.5
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Why You Should Become A Mentor If You Aren’t Already

Why You Should Become A Mentor If You Aren’t Already

If you have a mentor, or have ever had a mentor, you understand how important and significant their influence is on your life and career. Having a mentor and creating that unbreakable connection with someone you respect, is one of the most beneficial relationships you may find. If you’ve ever considered becoming a mentor, do it. Everyone has talents, insights, and gifts to share. There are so many ways to give back and so many ways to make a lasting impact in someone’s life.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (5782)/Comments (16)/ Article rating: 4.5
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