Learn About Unwritten Rules for Remote Employees

Most workplaces have two sets of rules. The first is easy to explore as it is typically outlined in formal policies and procedures. The second is often trickier, based on informal expectations and cultural standards. Unwritten rules are usually learned through experience. Employees figure them out over time, both based on the reactions to their… Read more »

Take That Next Step From Senior to Manager

While it can take a significant amount of time and effort to become a senior accountant, many who work in those positions still have aspirations beyond their current role. Transitioning from senior to manager is a common goal, and the number of opportunities to do so only seems to be increasing. However, making the move… Read more »

Learn How Technology is Transforming Accounting

Technology has a way of revolutionizing any field it touches. While the accounting industry remained unchanged for significantly longer than some other sectors, tech has recently shaken the world of accounting to its core, thanks to the rise of automation, cloud computing, advanced software, mobility, and social media. If you are wondering how technology is… Read more »

Tips for Becoming a Great IT Manager

There is something that separates the okay managers from the great ones. Often, it involves having the right soft skills, ensuring you have the ability to lead instead of just instruct. Luckily, many of these capabilities can be learned if you dedicate yourself to improving. If you want to become a great IT manager, here… Read more »

There Are Many Organizations That Still Don’t Understand Cybersecurity

A shocking number of companies have not dedicated the time and resources necessary to manage cybersecurity concerns. If you are an IT security professional, this can be particularly frustrating, especially if you are tasked with keeping systems safe. Luckily, there are things you can do to inform your employer of the importance of cybersecurity, ensuring… Read more »

Learn About Some of the Highest-Paying IT Skills That Don’t Require Certifications

Certifications are often touted for the ability to help IT professionals land higher-paying positions. While they can certainly augment your resume, not every IT skill has to be supported by a certification in order for you to secure a lucrative role. In some cases, companies are willing to pay a premium if you bring the… Read more »

How Accountants Can Avoid Burnout During This Busy Time of Year

Tax season is in full swing. It is an incredibly busy time for accountants, leading to a more hectic work environment, increased workloads, and additional stress. Burnout during this time of year can be a real risk. After all, you can only work so many extended workweeks and long shifts before the extra effort begins… Read more »

Learn About the Top Finance Trends of 2019

The digital transformation movement has impacted nearly every industry in the country, including finance. Not only has technology increased the efficiency and capabilities of many financial companies, it has also fundamentally changed how organizations interact with clients and manage customer relationships. Technology is ever-changing, so understanding how the financial industry will shift in 2019 is… Read more »

Did You Know You Should Consider Removing ‘Bachelor’s Degree’ From Your Job Requirements?

Today, it seems like nearly every job has at least a bachelor’s degree as a requirement, even if the position doesn’t technically require college-level skills. While many hiring managers believe that seeking out college graduates will increase the caliber of the applicants, making it easier to find top talent, that isn’t necessarily the case. In… Read more »

What to Do During the Federal Shutdown

The longest federal shutdown in history ended on January 25, 2019. It lasted a full 35 days, and many government employees did not report to work during the entire period. Plus, when the government reopened, it was initially only for a short period. This created a lot of uncertainty as another possible shutdown – which… Read more »