Hiring Boost

Our firm has started 56 new client searches in February thus far at just past the middle of the month.  This after 64 new client searches in January.  It is difficult to tell with all the hiring news and statistics out there as to what is actually going on in the market.  What is actual…

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Words to Live By

Some might read this with an eyeroll and some it might hit right between the eyes.  I am willing to sacrifice the eyerolls (I have 3 daughters so am immune to them).  Two quotes recently caught my attention: “To be exceptional, you must be the exception.”   “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I…

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Hiring Best Practices

When hiring managers say one thing but it really means something else, Part 1: “We want to really take our time to find the best fit and don’t want to settle.”  What they really just said:  “We aren’t sure how to qualify what we are looking for and will compare good candidates to the myth…

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What does your offer say to the candidate? – Psychology behind Job Offers

Securing top talent is not just about the job itself; it’s also about how the offer is presented. The psychology behind a job offer can influence a candidate’s decision-making process and set the tone for their entire employment journey. In this blog post, we’ll explore what a bad offer communicates to potential new hires, what…

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Crafting a Killer Resume: Tips for Accounting Professionals

Let’s talk resumes. Please allow me to preface I am not a professional resume writer but we recognize a resume that stands out from the crowd. As an Accounting recruiting firm, Bell & Associates, Inc probably reviews thousands of resumes weekly. Here are a few tips we recommend: **1. Start Strong with a Powerful Summary:…

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New Year, New Hires: 8 Onboarding Tips for New Hires

So many people start new jobs in January.  Welcoming new employees to your company is an exciting opportunity to lay the foundation for a successful and positive working relationship. Effective onboarding not only helps new hires integrate smoothly into the company culture but also sets the stage for long-term success. In this blog post, we’ll…

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 Our company needs a Fractional CFO, now what? – Key Considerations When Hiring a Fractional CFO

In the world of dynamic business environments, many companies are turning to fractional Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) to steer their financial strategies with expertise and flexibility. Whether you’re a startup seeking financial guidance or an established business aiming for cost-effective financial leadership, hiring a fractional CFO can be a strategic move. In this blog post,…

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Nailing the Interview: Tips for Accounting & Finance Professionals

Bell & Associates, Inc. places Accounting professionals all over the US. Our recruiters provide valuable insights to candidates interviewing for their next career opportunity. Let’s highlight a few tips to ace that interview and leave a lasting impression. 1. Master the Basics: Your resume is the hero of this story. Brush up on your professional…

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Hiring Alternatives –  Why Contract Staffing?

In today’s competitive market for top talent, our clients are increasingly turning to flexible staffing solutions to meet their evolving needs. Contract staffing, or hiring temporary professionals for specific projects or timeframes, has proven to be a strategic and cost-effective solution for organizations of all sizes. In this blog post, we’ll explore six compelling reasons…

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A Recruiting Christmas Story

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the land, All the people were searching, for a job that is grand; The recruiters were calling all the clients with care, In hopes that their candidate would soon be employed there; The hiring managers were gone, already on vacation, While HR was still working through the…

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