It started with an innocent phone call and it ended with a job offer. After much thought and internal debate, you’ve decided to take the offer. You’re going to quit your job for something brand new. And maybe you’re feeling anxious or worried. Maybe even terrified. First and foremost, congratulations. Before we even talk about quitting… Read more »

It was a job seeker’s market last year. That could be the case in 2017. If the early numbers are any indicator, 2017 could be another healthy year for the job seeker. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms that there are still more job openings than hires being made. The discrepancy is a result… Read more »

  According to, accounting and finance professionals will see their salaries increase in 2017, though by how much is uncertain. The information was released in a recent wave of 2017 salary guides cited by AccountingToday. These salary guides are created annually and encompass hiring data from all over America, helping set standards of compensation… Read more »

The Cincinnati Business Courier announced the winners of its annual “Best Places to Work” awards celebration last week. Finalists from all over the city gathered at Xavier University’s Cintas Center to celebrate, but not every company won. We’ll quickly link the winners below. Before we do, we covered accolades like this in a recent post about ways to vet… Read more »

Receiving a job offer is both exciting and incredibly stressful. Knowing a company wants to invest in you over other qualified candidates can be invigorating. But when the time comes to accept or decline, things get a bit more difficult. It’s usually not over money because the money is what it is. Either they’ll match… Read more »

  Finance and accounting recruitment firms exist in every city, ranging from large familiar brands to local small businesses. And with many options, it’s sometimes unclear which to work with. Of course any recruiter offering your ideal job and salary is your best option, but that’s unfortunately seldom the case. Finding good recruiters is your next… Read more »

Most job offers boil down to compensation and in a lot of circumstances it should. You deserve what you’re worth. Accounting and finance professionals have been in a demand for a while now and there’s no reason not to take advantage of this candidate market. But while a high salary is tempting, it often carries… Read more »

Feeling valued and appreciated at your office is vital. You can’t work 40 hours or more every week in an environment where you don’t feel important. Feeling like a valuable contributor is critical to being happy with your job. But we all know that’s not always the case. If you’re feeling undervalued, you shouldn’t ignore it…. Read more »

Study finds accounting still hot Accounting has been named the most profitable industry in 2016. The rank was assembled by Sageworks, a financial software company, which collects financial information on the private sector by aggregating data from large accounting firms. In an analysis of privately held accounting-related organizations that included accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and… Read more »