If your firm has had to fill a position recently, you know how tough the labor market is. With unemployment in the area hovering around 3%, finding and recruiting qualified talent is quite a challenge.
Building a career in finance and accounting requires a blend of ambition, strong technical skills, and willingness to put in the work to achieve your career goals. Corporate finance professionals need to listen and absorb constructive criticism, be diligent in their work, and embrace a life-long learning mentality to get ahead.
If you’re not satisfied with the number of applicants that are responding to your job posting, the reason could be more than just a tight labor market. It could be that your job posting is scaring away talent!
When a company is looking to hire, many staffing companies will suggest the temp-to-hire model so that the hiring manager can “try before you buy”. This sounds like a good idea, but when you dig into the details, it’s really a bad idea. Here’s why:
Graduating from college can be an emotionally-conflicting experience. There are the obvious feelings of accomplishment and triumph. The process of obtaining your college degree likely featured a number of difficult challenges, and you should feel great about your success.