David Sprinkle, Managing Partner with Veritas Recruiting Group, was on Fox 35 Good Day Orlando to discuss the increasing trend in adults taking an “Adult Gap Year.” How do you know if it’s right for you and how can you take one without completely derailing your career? David provides his expert advice on the topic.
There is a shortage of accounting and finance talent in the United States. Regardless of what industry you’re in, if your business doesn’t have the right people handling your money, the impact on your bottom line can be disastrous. Given the current shortage of financial talent, getting the right people in the door is trickier than ever. So what can you do to attract top financial talent? Whether it’s a CFO, Controller, Staff Accountant, or Financial Analyst, you can follow these steps to get the right accounting and finance professionals in the door (and keep them)!
Some states and cities have banned employers from asking questions regarding salary history. Below is a list of states and cities where these bans have or are being implemented (this information has been compiled by BusinessInsider.com):
December 2, 2015 – Veritas Recruiting Group’s Managing Partner David Sprinkle was on Fox 35 Good Day Orlando this morning discussing open floor plan offices.
Things to keep in mind:
- Bull-pen style open floor plan offices have many challenges, mostly centered around the distracting elements that negatively affect productivity.
- Open floor plans are especially difficult for creative positions, engineers, and technical professionals like accountants.
- It’s important to have office rules to reduce distractions…ie. if the head phones are on, do not disturb.
The Orlando Business Journal reports that there is a shortage of accountants in the Central Florida area. Reasons for the shortage include Verizon hiring 1,100 accountants for their new financial hub in Lake Mary, as well as Deloitte aggressively hiring here as well.