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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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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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It’s no secret that the dynamic of the corporate workplace has changed over the past few decades, especially with the emergence of advanced technologies coupled with varying generations working together. Baby boomers are hitting retirement age, millennials are taking over the workforce at a record pace and even Gen Z-ers are entering positions in some industries…

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When it comes to determining what characteristics make up an effective leader, you’re likely to get plenty of different views depending on who you ask. After all, there are many traits that indicate whether or not a person has what it takes to be a really great leader. Some are subjective while others are more quantitative…

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When it comes to new accounting, finance or information technology professionals evaluating a job offer to join your team, often times they look for the quality of the benefits package. At the very least, job seekers of most professions expect standard benefits such as medical and dental insurance, paid time off, 401(k) and performance bonuses, but as the workplace evolves and company culture changes…

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It’s graduation season—and many new grads are on the hunt for their first real-world jobs. There are many phases that you go through when you’re about to graduate from a university or college. Besides experiencing nervousness, uncertainty and happiness, there’s also the moment when you stop and ask yourself…

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There’s no surprise that over the past couple of decades the many advances in technology and the various digital and social platforms that have emerged have changed communication at its core. For many professionals, communication is the basis for a lot of aspects of what they do…

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There are many factors that go into defining a person as a strong leader. Whether it’s their particular management style, how they occupy their time outside the office or the amount of trust they have for their teams, the strength of a leader can be measured in a variety of ways…
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Most people no matter where they are in their careers, whether a new graduate or a well-tenured professional, have experienced some form of stress. For many accounting and finance managers, you might find busy seasons such as year-end or tax season to be more stressful than other times during the year. The same can be said for information technology managers…
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Once you start a discussion regarding a promotion or raise with your manager, it’s difficult not to focus on the timing of when it will actually happen. In a perfect world, you’ll have the new title within days of talking about it. However, in reality, changes in status or increases in compensation can take some time…
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Categories: Job Market, Management | Tags: Promotion
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