Learn More about Job Candidates with a Tour of Your Workplace

You may learn about a job candidate during an interview, but you’ll get a lot more insight by getting out of your office and taking finalists on a tour of your workplace. The candidate will see what your culture is like, and you’ll have a chance to observe how they respond to your environment. Here’s what to look for: Interactions with employees. Is the candidate interested in talking only to upper-level people? How did the person’s attitude change when meeting people at different levels? Observe how much attention the person pays to what others say—are they really listening, or bored?
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Habits to Reduce Stress and Keep a Positive Attitude

There’s no doubt that running an accounting practice is stressful. You’re responsible for so much: the day-to-day logistics of your business, your image and reputation, and the all-important financial bottom line. You may feel like you’re genuinely “married” to the business and unable to take time off for self-care. But easing your anxiety – and putting some emotional distance between you and your work – can actually make you a more effective, efficient, and productive business owner. Here are five healthy habits that can lower your stress levels: Meditate Studies show that even a short daily meditation can lower anxiety
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Different Ways to Celebrate Accomplishments

Accomplishments are big or small. They can come at any point in time, especially after the end of a stressful or peak period of work. Accountants often feel these pressures at the end of the tax year or fiscal years of various companies they represent. Sitting in front of a computer or a set of paperwork can be mentally exhausting and cause exhaustion on the eyes. Soon, it seems the numbers all start running together. The best way to lessen the burdens of these stressors is to come up with different ways to celebrate the big or small accomplishments. A
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4 Hiring Tips Every Accounting Firm Should Be Leveraging

In your busy accounting office, you know the importance of having the right people, within the right roles, performing their best. When it comes time to grow, you may worry about adding a fresh personality to the mix and upsetting an already streamlined team. Maybe you’re hesitant about fleshing through countless resumes and finding that ‘diamond in the rough’ candidate you need. Today, we’ll highlight four hiring tips you can leverage immediately to make sure you’re considering only the best-fit candidates to add to your firm. Setting the Expectations Make sure any job descriptions are accurate and set proper expectations
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