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Best Interview Questions to Ask Accounting & Finance Job Applicants

Interviewing potential job candidates is a tough gig. Not only are you trying to find someone with the technical skills needed to get the job done, but you’re also looking for someone who can mesh well with the rest of the team. You’re looking for someone with sound ethics who works well under pressure and a dozen more desirable traits. So how do you ask questions that really get to the information you seek?

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.

The Cost of a Bad Hire

When you make a hiring decision, after weeks of interviewing and on boarding, and that employee leaves the company, it effects your bottom line. Making a bad hiring decision might seem like a temporary setback, but oftentimes, it can impede growth and effect culture longterm. So, what, we ask, is the overall cost of a bad hire?

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.

Human Cloud Technology: The Impact of Working From Home

Last year, a survey by accounting software consulting firm Capterra found that less than four out of 10 users of accounting software are in the cloud. That’s a low number considering 2.8% of the U.S. workforce currently works from home, at least half the time, and world business leaders are predicting more than half of the full-time workforce will be working remotely within the next five years.

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.

Leadership & Popularity: Where’s the Balance?

Being a great leader is a tricky balance to strike. Doing the right thing, and doing the popular thing, is not always aligned. Some leaders, when attempting to define their role, too often end up embodying one of two extremes.

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.

Best vacation spots for people who love numbers

Do you dream in debits and credits? Would you rather play with pivot tables in Excel than sip fruity cocktails from a beach bungalow? Everyone needs to take time off, but that doesn’t mean you can’t take your passion for numbers with you. Check out our picks for best vacation spots for people who love numbers. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania What better spot stateside than the home of the original U.S. Mint?

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.

The State of the Finance and Accounting Industry

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), total U.S. unemployment has seen little movement, hovering around 5%, yet accounting and finance occupations have seen steady employment gains. The BLS projects employment for all business and financial operations occupations to grow 8% from 2014 to 2024, adding over 632,000 new jobs. The financial sector is one of the most booming industries in the current market. Behind every business, from local start-ups to big companies, is a financial department holding it together.

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.

AUGUST JOBS REPORT SHOWS 151,000 JOBS ADDED

The Latest From the BLS Employment Report: 151,000 Jobs Added in August A slowing down from the gains of the last couple of months was expected ahead of this month’s jobs report, but a promising 151,000 were added in August nonetheless. Job creation has been volatile in recent months, with 275,000 jobs added in July (revised up from 255,000) and 271,000 positions created in June (revised from 292,000), and only 24,000 were added in May.

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.

The History of Labor Day

Although considered by many to be a welcome “last call” before the doors of summer close, Labor Day weekend originated as an important day of tribute for American workers. The idea for Labor Day was born out of the Industrial Revolution; a time when many Americans worked long hours without weekends to get by.

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.

How to Build a Best-in-Class Workforce

What is a “Best-in-Class” Company?

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.

US Financial Careers: An Analysis by State

The financial sector is one of the most rewarding and lucrative industries you can join. Behind every business, from local start-ups to booming, nationwide companies, is a financial department holding it together. Finance and insurance even represented 7% of US gross domestic product in 2014, which amounted to $1.223 trillion. But how are financial sectors faring across the US? Which states are trending upwards, and which are still struggling to recover from the recent recession?

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Accounting Principals

We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides.