The holiday season, while being a time to enjoy the company of family and friends, can also be a stressful time of year. Between decorating the house, buying presents and attending endless social events, many people barely have time to think during the month of December. In some cases, an individual’s job may take a back seat to everything else going on, and an employer may not see an employee giving 100 percent again until after the New Year.
Productivity and top performance concerns are an issue all year long, but these issues tend to peak during cultural events and particularly during the holiday season. The time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is both a time where [...]
Professional qualifications, relevant work experience and strong communication skills are the most significant assets entry-level accountancy candidates must possess in order to cut it in the profession and earn job success, according to a report which surveyed 149 financial and accountancy industry employers.
With exam results season in full swing, the London School of Business & Finance (LSBF) and accountancy job site GAAPweb today launched a joint industry report which shows that 46% of employers place importance on a professional qualification when looking for entry-level candidates.
The report – which explores what financial accounting employers want – also [...]
Since the legal adoption of Marijuana for commercial and recreational use in Colorado and Washington, employers, and HR service providers, have been beginning the process of preparing for its possible legalization nationally. One HR service provider we looked at had their first webinar on the issue back in February, in anticipation of this issue becoming more and more pervasive in the workplace.
To bring some broader perspective to the issue it is important to note that at least 21 states and the district of Columbia have legalized Marijuana for medical use, at least 13 states have de-criminalized its possession, and 2 states have pulled out all the stops–the general [...]