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Whether you're looking to hire or looking to get hired, Brilliant™ CEO Jim Wong, CPA (inactive) has the insight you want—and need. Visit Jim's weekly blog as he empowers job seekers with the latest resources, and partners with employers on the best ways for finding top talent in the accounting, finance and IT professions.

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There is no doubt that the summertime takes a toll on the rhythm of an office. There may be interns roaming around the office while many full-time employees are out on vacations, but that doesn’t mean business is out…

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Categories: Management | Tags: professional development , management skills , leadership skills , meeting etiquette , business

When thinking about what makes a great leader in the corporate workplace, whether that be great accounting, finance and information technology managers and leaders, or leaders in any profession, you can’t help but notice the positive traits that they possess. Typically, many leaders have similar characteristics within their personality…

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Categories: Job Market, Management | Tags: Leadership skills , professional development , leadership development , Communication , Management

The summer is a great time to heat up your job search—and with any job search eventually comes the interview process. Nowadays, when a hiring manager or recruiter reaches out to you for an initial screening, they will do so in the form of a phone interview. Their goal is to vet out the appropriate candidates to invite for in-person interviews…

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Categories: Interviewing, Job Search | Tags: Phone Interview , Interview , Job search tips , interview etiquette , Job seeker skills

Most good managers know that the success of their team is dependent on the strength of the individuals they hire. Hiring someone who doesn’t have the skills, the knowhow to do the job or isn’t a good fit for the company’s culture can be detrimental to the business…

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing, Management | Tags: Hiring Tips , Manager skills , leadership skills , Interview Traits

There’s no doubt that summer is in full swing. The office is a little quieter. Traffic is a little lighter and the sun is a whole lot brighter. However, that doesn’t mean you have to work any less. In fact, the most motivated professionals actually work harder during the summer months…

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Categories: Job Search, Job Market | Tags: summer job search , interviewing , job search tips

Employee engagement has turned into a hot topic in recent history, specifically due to the rise in the number of millennials entering the workforce who generally thrive on company culture. A main component of a successful company culture usually revolves around leadership connecting with employees on a personal level…

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Summertime is upon us. Barbecues, picnics and vacations are abundant. At this time of year, many people prefer to be outside enjoying the warm weather rather than be cooped up inside an office. However for certain professionals, especially those who consider themselves workaholics, vacations can actually end up being more anxiety-ridden…

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Anytime an external audit team comes in to audit a business, there is a lot of due diligence needed to be completed on the accounting team’s part – typically with the accounting leader at the helm. Generally speaking, it becomes a hectic time for both the internal accounting team and the external audit team hired…

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Most professionals meet like professionals on a regular basis and on a variety of occasions. This could be at a networking event, a conference, or in the line ordering at a local restaurant. Whatever the moment is that you begin a conversation…

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Categories: Job Market, Job Search | Tags: Networking

Are you aware of the latest economic factors and hiring trends affecting your profession? We’ve officially entered midyear. Businesses are assessing their first half results while planning accordingly for the second half and beyond. The unemployment rate continues at an all-time low, and hiring trends are looking very strong…

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing, Using A Recruiter, Job Market, Job Search | Tags:
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