A Winning Philosophy — The Best Finance and Accounting Recruiting Firm

A Winning Philosophy — The Best Finance and Accounting Recruiting Firm Lexacount Search and Our Finance/Accounting Search Process Businesses of all types—from the robust corporate to the up-and-coming—seek out strategic finance and accounting experts to help optimize their success in an increasingly demanding market.   Accordingly, no matter what your perspective you may be looking for a Winning Philosophy in recruiting — The Best Finance and Accounting Recruiting Firm.  However, like the economy in general, the reality is that the job … Continued

Women Big 4 Accounting Associates – 5 Ways to Chart Your Path to An Accounting Partnership

Navigating Your Way to Professional Success It is a well-known fact that in many professions, men and women do not hold the same top positions, are not paid equally, and do not seem to have the same trappings of outward “success.” And, although there are many industries that provide a basis for the statistic, a major contributor to this problem is the grueling accounting field (which has commonly been perceived as a male-oriented profession). Indeed, why haven’t women “made it” … Continued

Here’s the Most Common Mistake Workers Make When It Comes to Getting a Raise

Here’s the Most Common Mistake Workers Make When It Comes to Getting a Raise Asking for a raise is stressful. You have to get the timing right, figure out how much to ask for, and promote yourself without coming on too strong. Despite all that, the most common mistake workers make is more basic: They don’t ask at all. According to a Careerbuilder survey, a whopping 56% of workers have never asked for a raise, and women are less likely … Continued

How Can Law Firms Keep Great Associates?

How Can Law Firms Keep Great Associates? Firms around the world constantly struggle to find and keep great associates. The shortage is particularly common in popular practice areas such as mergers and acquisitions, trademark, copyright, and patent prosecution. A lot of professionals have a mechanistic view of people as being interchangeable, when they should view people more organically. An organic view of people is far more accurate as firms are seen as integrated systems — and likely to make you … Continued

To Merge or Not to Merge?

To Merge or Not to Merge? The “one-percenters” that we are hearing so much about in this year’s primary election campaigns also have an analogous place in current law firm economics. The rich are getting richer, and most others are struggling to hold their own. Thus the law firm surveys tell us that the industry is growing, but that much of the growth is concentrated at the top, largest firms. The great majority of the AmLaw 200, we are told … Continued

4 Moves You Didn’t Realize Make You Look Unprofessional in an Interview

Improve Your Professional Persona By this point, you know not to apply to any jobs with an email address that screams, “I created this in the eighth grade!” So, you’re no longer Lovescats11@aol.com as far as your prospective employers are concerned. You also know not to show up late for the interview. And you have a firm grasp on the importance of making eye contact and delivering a solid handshake. But did you know that there are several other things … Continued

Have an Interview This Morning? How to Prepare!

Have an Interview This Morning? How to Prepare! Some people are just up and ready to go in the morning. If you are not one of those people, you might dread the thought of having an early morning interview and even worry that you will not demonstrate who you truly are at such an inopportune time of the day for you. Fortunately, if you follow a few steps, you can shine during your next morning interview! So long as you … Continued

So, How Is The 2016 Job Market?

4 Signs That the Job Market Really Is Improving 1. The “output gap” is closing. When it comes to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), there are really two numbers that are significant: 1. the real GDP, which represents the value of the goods and services produced by the U.S., and 2., the potential GDP, which shows what the economy is capable of supplying. When the GDP falls below the potential GDP, as it did during the recession, unemployment and wasted … Continued

Need To Be An Effective Communicator?

How to Start an Email! Email is pervasive. Chances are high that throughout your job search you have sent out a slew of professional emails, and the trend is certainly not going to stop once you secure your ideal job. With this is mind, it might be a good idea to understand how to begin a formal email so that you may leave a good impression on hiring managers. In this article, we will look at how to make your … Continued

Litigation Funding: Is There a New Trend?

What Does Litigation Funding Mean to the Legal Industry? Litigation Funding. While you may be familiar with the term, you might not understand how it affects you and your career as an aspiring attorney—at least directly. After all, how does someone else’s need for financial assistance in pursuing a lawsuit in any way relate to your personal career ambitions? And what does this litigation funding mean to the wellbeing of the legal industry, both presently and looking forward?  Here, we … Continued