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Accounting Careers: Different Job Titles & Descriptions

Accounting Careers: Different Job Titles & Descriptions

People pursuing accounting careers usually work to analyze and maintain company financial accounts and statements. These employees may work for the government, offer their services...
Tips For Writing an Employee Recognition Letter

Tips For Writing an Employee Recognition Letter (With Template)

As a manager, one way you can show gratitude for the great work done by your employees is to write an employee recognition letter. These...
Top 5 Ways to Identify a Toxic Workplace

The 5 Signs to Help Identify a Toxic Workplace

A toxic workplace is an unhealthy environment that can have real negative impacts on your life, in and out of the office. Perhaps the people...
Best Strategies to Achieve Successful Career Growth

Best Strategies to Achieve Successful Career Growth

Uncertainty has the ability to make us resist change. However, it can be a chance to develop our mindsets and become familiar with fresh avenues,...
Top 4 Ways to Improve Performance Reviews

Top 4 Ways to Improve Performance Reviews

Managers are sometimes required or prefer to follow a specific process for their performance reviews for employees. They may not like the available system or...
Networking Tips for Professionals in a Remote Business World

Networking Tips for Professionals in a Remote Business World

Networking is simpler when you work in a physical office because as you can meet people in break rooms, have meetings with new clients, or...
Top 5 Accounting Books 2020

Top 6 Accounting Books of 2021

It doesn’t matter if you are a budding bookkeeper, a business owner, or even a seasoned CPA, as a top accounting professional, you need the...
HR Conferences 2021, Human Resources Conference 2021

Top 16 HR Conferences of 2021

This year is like no other when it comes to HR conferences (2021). With some of the big changes to the way people work taking...
How to Give Constructive Feedback that Fosters Skill Development

How to Give Constructive Feedback that Fosters Skill Development

Feedback is information about an employee's performance which is used as a platform for expressing general thoughts. Constructive feedback, however, is different from praise in...