How to Resign Without Burning Bridges

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 »

Job Seekers Market to Continue in 2017

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 »

Finance and Accounting Pay to Increase in 2017

  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 »

Cincinnati’s Best Places to Work in 2016

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 »

Why Salary Isn’t Always the Best Motivator

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 »

Solutions for When You Feel Undervalued at Work

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 »

Accounting Ranked as Most Profitable Industry in 2016

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 »

Short-Term Career Outlook for Ohio Accountants and Auditors

In 2016, the finance and accounting market is largely a candidate’s market. There are more job openings across the country than there seemingly are qualified candidates to fill them, leaving companies competing for the same small bucket of talent. Accountants and auditors are especially in demand, but the forecast varies by state. Sure the outlook… Read more »

Cincinnati Ripe for Job Opportunities

How easy is it for you to get a job in Cincinnati relative to the rest of the country? Results are in from two notable sources and both say the Queen City is brimming with job opportunities, especially for new graduates. First back in May, ZipRecruiter, an online job-searching website, named Cincinnati the best city… Read more »