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5 Tips for Setting New Hires Up for Success

Finding the right fit for a role is not always an easy process. It involves articulating a firm job description, crafting this information into a job post, dissemination of the post to various sites and networks, reception of dozens of resumes, in depth canvassing, interviews, and finally, extension of an offer. After this lengthy ordeal, [...]

5 Tips for Setting New Hires Up for Success2021-08-24T10:04:44-04:00

5 Finance and Accounting Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Every business has its own set of products or services, but every business works with money. As an accounting or finance expert, you must be intimately familiar with the concept of money, as well as how it works, how it moves, and how it can be managed. Being a professional in this field requires a [...]

5 Finance and Accounting Podcasts You Should Be Listening To2021-07-08T11:02:10-04:00

Benefits of Outsourcing Accountants

Keeping finances in good order takes time and expertise. On first glance, it may seem like conducting your finance and accounting bookkeeping in-house will save money, but outsourcing is actually more cost-effective in the long run. Outsourcing accountants helps to remove bias and saves valuable time and energy during tax season, among other reasons. Here [...]

Benefits of Outsourcing Accountants2021-05-06T16:50:24-04:00

Your CPA Roadmap

Does the CPA Exam process make you feel overwhelmed and confused? While a 16-hour test may not be the most appealing step in reaching your career goal, the CPA licensure will open a myriad of career opportunities.  If you’re just starting out, or getting ready to take your exam, here is what you need to [...]

Your CPA Roadmap2021-04-06T09:17:56-04:00

How to Improve Your Cover Letter

Studies of top-tier hiring managers have shown that nearly half (49%) of professionals considered a cover letter the #1 factor in considering a candidate for the job. It only takes one well-written page to set yourself ahead of the competition. So, before you send out any more resumes, ensure that you are doing all you [...]

How to Improve Your Cover Letter2021-03-04T15:25:35-05:00

5 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out

LinkedIn can no longer be ignored as a hiring tool and career advancement network. The platform has become one of the most utilized tools by recruiters and HR professionals for scouting and reaching out to prospective talent. Whether you are just beginning your career or have decades of experience in your field, a carefully crafted [...]

5 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out2021-01-29T11:30:02-05:00

AAFA Presents: Access Search Inc.

Location: Chicago, Illinois  Introducing Access Search Inc. Access Search Inc. takes great pride in attracting elite talent to our firm. We were founded in 1998 with the mission to bring talented candidates and exceptional clients together. Since our inception, our aim at Access Search is to be an honest, diligent, and knowledgeable search firm. Over [...]

AAFA Presents: Access Search Inc.2021-01-14T10:16:54-05:00

Finding a New Career Over 50

A common misconception is that after a certain age it’s “too late” to switch careers. Candidates over the age of fifty often feel as though their only choice is to “stick out” their current career choice until retirement. Quite the opposite is true.  It’s never too late to switch careers.  While switching careers at any [...]

Finding a New Career Over 502020-12-03T10:21:04-05:00

What Type of Business Leader Are You?

What's your leadership style? While there are many variations and combinations of leadership styles, there are seven general types. All of these leadership styles have both some benefits and some areas for improvement. Read our blog to discover more:  Bureaucratic Leaders This kind of leader enforces policies, procedures, and rules. Under this type of leadership, [...]

What Type of Business Leader Are You?2020-11-13T09:26:20-05:00