“Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.” - Tom Peters
Olympic athletes spend years preparing for their moment at an Olympic games. Daily practice, nutrition, coaching, support systems, setting goals, perseverance, and mental strength are all needed to experience that magical moment on the podium.
According to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Chicago is second to New York in terms of accounting jobs, with over 80,000 people working as accountants, auditors, or bookkeeping clerks. The sixth and seventh largest firms (Grant Thornton and BDO Seidman, respectively) are headquartered in Chicago. Accountants and financial analysts with two to five years’ experience are in high demand. It is also a financial hub in the Midwest with many large banks and financial services companies established in the city.
You nailed that interview! You connected with the hiring manager, you had a great conversation, and you’re feeling great about the next steps. Should you send a thank you note? ABSOLUTELY!
Topics: Career/Interview Tips
This weekend, millions of families will fire up their grills as America prepares to celebrate Independence Day with neighborhood block parties, firework spectacles and parades commemorating the nation’s birth. Here are 10 facts you need to know to be a July Fourth rock star:
Topics: Just for Fun
HR professionals have important roles and responsibilities in addressing human capital issues within their organizations. According to the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), priorities in 2015 for HR professionals have included managing talent, improving leadership development, delivering on recruiting and staffing, and managing change and cultural transformation.
Advanced Resources is proud to be a six-time Diamond Award winning “Best of Staffing” company. Best of Staffing winners lead the staffing industry in client and service excellence. One way that Best of Staffing companies excel is in how they provide support for their temporary workers, making employment and the job search process less stressful. Healthcare benefits are a top concern for many temporary workers. A common misperception is that staffing agencies do not provide healthcare benefits for their employees. In fact, Best of Staffing firms are 53% more likely to provide healthcare benefits.
Topics: Advanced Resources