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 »

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 »

Good Recruiters Value Your Time Over Commission

  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 »

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 »

Company Size: Big or Small, Which is Right for Me?

  Are you better suited for a bigger company or a smaller one? You may not consider the two very different initially, but upon further inspection, they’re worlds apart. And it’s important to know which is best for you when making a career decision. After 25-plus years of combined recruitment experience, we’ve placed countless people… 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 »

Recruiters: The Cure for the Case of the Mondays

Every honeymoon period comes to an end, no matter how much you love your job. Eventually the magic fades and that’s OK. People who love what they do stay engaged long beyond the infatuation period. Doing what you love not only keeps your brain stimulated, it keeps the hands on the clock moving as you… Read more »