Is There Buy-In and Other Questions to Ask Before Hiring Accountants

We’ve done a lot of blogs, and even a key resource, on the questions you should ask during the interview process.  But the…


What to Do if You’ve Made a Bad Finance Hire

It happens. In spite of our best efforts we make a bad accounting or finance hire. But to mitigate the impact of our misstep,…


The Sixth Sense and Hiring Bias

The end of The Sixth Sense offers a startling reveal, and then it shows us the subtle clues that we missed as the movie…


Tips from Toronto Recruiters: Checking References for Contract Hires

According to Toronto recruiters, checking references should be viewed as an integral part of the hiring process. After all,…


Interview Questions for Hiring a Contract Finance Director

In a larger organization the Director of Finance is the bridge between the CFO, VP and senior managers. They need to be able…


How to Make an Effective Offer of Employment

Eli Broad, the only person to build two Fortune 500 companies in different industries once said, “The best move you can make…


How to Know if an Employee is Ready to Become a Manager

Your organization believes in promoting from within. As such, it makes sense that someone from your existing employee pool…


How to Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Great Accountant

In a perfect world we would post a job description and be inundated with top-notch accounting and finance talent.…


Tips for Interviewing Contract Accountants

It’s your worst-case scenario. Angela, your seasoned financial analyst, is leaving and taking her 8 years of company…


How to Hire Accountants for Small Business

In one day a small business owner can be a marketing specialist, an inventory guru and a bookkeeper. At some point, however,…