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 »

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 »

Public or Industry – Which Accounting Sector is Right for You?

Accounting and finance professionals are in high demand, so there’s opportunity regardless of your preference. But there are noticeable differences between public and industry (corporate) accounting. Which setting suits your lifestyle? Here are some questions you should answer internally before making a decision: Do you prefer travel? Public accountants will serve numerous clients and traveling… Read more »

The Top-10 Finance & Accounting Skills Gap

There’s a gap between the skills finance and accounting professionals consider to be most important, and the skills they actually have. This is according to a 2015 study conducted by the Competency Crisis, a coalition of finance professionals, employers, students and professors organized by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Some 173 corporate professionals were… Read more »

Recruiting Tips for Cincinnati Small Businesses Needing Finance and Accounting Talent

  Recruiting top finance and accounting talent is arguably the hardest it’s ever been. Not only are the unemployment rates for these professionals considerably low, but their cost is continually rising. That means small businesses could find it especially difficult to recruit these professionals who are enjoying a candidate-driven market.   You can obviously win… Read more »