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Finance and Accounting Jobs Report: October 2014

Jobs Report Summary For The Finance and Accounting Industry. Based on the BLS report with September 2014 data.   For the month of September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released that the U.S. workforce added 248,000 jobs, substantially outperforming economist’s prediction of 215,000. The upward surge of newly added jobs caused the unemployment rate to decrease from a 6.1% to a 5.9%, the first time it’s reached below 6% in six years.

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Social Media For Accountants; Can It Benefit Your Organization?

Social Media for Accountants’ Value Is Equal For An Employer When asked to define social media, most define the multiple networking platforms as an open book for personal status updates, check-ins, photo-sharing, and connecting with friends. If you ask what makes social media valuable for an accountant, most would say it’s a professional tool for collaboration and learning through groups and forums. But it also serves as a benefit to hiring and the future success of your organization.

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Finance and Accounting Jobs Report: September 2014

Jobs Report Summary For The Finance and Accounting Industry. Based on the BLS report with August 2014 data.   For the month of August, the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released that the U.S. workforce added 142,000 jobs. With economist’s prediction of at least 225,000 jobs to be added in August, the surprisingly low number has many puzzled as to why there is such a decline from the past six months averaging +200,000 jobs per month.

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It’s About More Than Accounting Salaries

Hiring Beyond Accounting Salaries: Possessing The Right Mix With the market for accounting and finance talent more competitive than ever, it is important to know what to pay your people — but just as important to understand that their true value goes beyond their compensation. The right combination of expertise, soft skills and cultural attributes can be the equation for long-lasting success for your accounting and finance teams.

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Mitigating Social Media Risks For Accountants

Accountants Need To Be Aware Of Social Media Risks To Their Organization While conversations on social media can prove valuable, they can also prove risky. That’s why it’s important for professionals on social media to be aware of the competitive and regulatory limits on what they’re discussing. Moreover, they’ll need to work with their IT departments to ensure the technologies they’re using are secure to avoid divulging sensitive information.

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The Value Of Social Media For Accountants

Why Social Media For Accountants Creates Opportunity Social media has evolved from a forum for sharing personal updates & pictures to a platform for professional collaboration & learning. Whatever subject piques your interest, there are experts out there on Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter & other outlets waiting to share their knowledge & ready to engage in meaningful collaboration that drives their fields forward.

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Finance and Accounting Jobs Report: August 2014

Jobs Report Summary For The Finance and Accounting Industry. Based on the BLS report with July 2014 data.   The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released that for the month of July, the U.S. workforce added 209,000 jobs. With economist’s prediction of at least 230,000 jobs to be added in July, the reported data still reflects a positive growth, just at a slower pace.

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Finance And Accounting Jobs Report: July 2014

Jobs Report Summary For The Finance and Accounting Industry. Based on the BLS report with June 2014 data.   The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released that June added 288,000 jobs to the workforce, which is a substantial increase to what economists predicted. The unemployment rate dropped from a 6.3% to a 6.1%, the lowest it’s been since September 2008. Over the past five months, the economy has added over 200,000 jobs month over month.

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