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What to Look for When Hiring Accounting Contractors

The grumbling on your team is getting louder. This new initiative is daunting. Tired and overworked, your normally smooth…


Why Good Accountants Quit

Why do good accountants exit stage left? While there are a number of reasons, the most important appears to be poor…


How to Make Your Company Brand Stand Out in a Finance Job Description

Most job descriptions are the equivalent of “I like candlelight dinners and walks on the beach” – predictable and……


3 Ways a Bad Finance Hire Hurts Your Bottom Line

Hiring well is beyond challenging. With the attendant timeline constraints, budgetary considerations and team dynamics,…


Making the Right Hire Requires Solid Groundwork

This article originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of The Bottom Line. By Frank WdowczykIn this day and age when…


Why a Bad Finance Hire Hurts More Than Your Budget

With the average bad hire costing 100% of the candidate’s first year salary, there is no doubt that a poor hiring decision…


3 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Accountant

You stare at one of your team members uncomprehendingly. Did he really just resign with only two weeks notice and a big…


How to Improve Your Finance Interview Process

You’re frustrated.  The candidates that you hire aren’t performing up to expectations. You’re spending time and money and you…


3 Financial Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

In the world of financial hiring, selecting the wrong candidate can be costly, potentially setting a team back months. To help…


3 Interview Red Flags to Avoid When Hiring Accountants

If you were driving your car and there was a flashing red light in the near distance, would you blithely continue on,…