Posts Tagged: business finances

Age is just a number… or is it?

Since the market collapse of 2008, it’s been a rough go for millions of Americans searching for work—regardless of the industry.  As you can imagine, with this many people on the job hunt—and a limited amount of openings—the process can become quite competitive. The amount of experience, education and overall general background will all come… Read More »

The Art of Writing a Cover Letter

As recruiters, we field cover letters and résumés on a daily basis. While some are extremely well crafted—perfectly showcasing all of their skill and attributes—some just fail to hit the mark. We understand that many of you may have a family, a second job and other obligations, but you must invest time and effort to… Read More »

The Importance of Making an Informed Decision in Your Job Search

After several months on the job search, it comes as a huge relief to be offered a position in your respected industry. As easy as it is to get ahead of yourself in the acceptance process, it’s important to take a moment to sit back and re-evaluate the position to ensure it is the best… Read More »

The Game of Interview Telephone

Being a people person is a great quality—it can take you above and beyond in the professional workplace. However, what happens if you aren’t particularly good on the phone? In today’s job market most pre-screening takes place over the phone, which is why it is important to know the best way to engage in phone… Read More »

What Finance and Accounting Recruiters Really Look For

No matter your industry, there will always be competition in the job market. Knowing what will make you stand out from the crowd is what makes the difference between getting the interview or not, getting offered that promotion or getting overlooked. To help you get noticed by recruiters and employers, we have put together some… Read More »

A Financial Interview

Advancing—or even jumping headfirst into the finance industry—can prove to be a monumental task. It’s vital for you to gain a competitive edge over other candidates by standing out and properly preparing yourself for the recruiting and interviewing process. We’ve put together some insights into the dynamics of for a career in finance.

The Financial Market Speaks to Entry Level Job Seekers

AAFA (American Association of Finance & Accounting) is an alliance of executive search firms that focuses on recruiting and staffing finance and accounting professionals. They support over 45 offices across the United States that are staffed with more than 200 specialized accounting and finance job recruiters. AAFA offers every accounting and finance job candidate national… Read More »

When Is It the Right Time to Hire?

Now that the economy is starting to pick up, so is hiring. Is it the right time for you to hire some new employees? Obviously, the first question you should ask yourself is “Can we afford it?” After assessing your cash flow, existing revenue and inventory, you may be unsure. But don’t make the mistake… Read More »

Accountant vs. CPA – Which One is Right for Your Company?

When you need someone to look after your company’s financial records and handle your taxes, an accountant and a Certified Public Accountant perform almost the same duties. They can both monitor your equity, cash flow, chart of accounts and balance sheet and tell you how these factors are affecting your business. While most people use… Read More »