Articles for Employers


Austin’s Employment Market for Accounting & Finance

Austin’s economy is trending positively. Our unemployment rate in Austin is below the national rate. According to The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, “the Austin economy continued to expand in March. Growth in the Austin Business-Cycle Index held steady at a low level compared with other large Texas metros. Average wages have grown at a rapid pace, and residential real

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Attracting Generation X and Millennials in a Competitive Market

Competition For Talent Is at an All-Time High With competition for talent being at an all-time high, how do you compete? If you are an up-and-coming company, it’s hard to attract talent because potential candidates may fear your survivability. If you are an established company, the individuals with hot new ideas want companies who are on the cutting edge. With

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Are you selling your company in an interview?

When most of us think about a job interview, we naturally think the candidate must do all the selling. They are expected to sell their:    Accomplishments    Capabilities    Personality and professionalism    Future (meaning their value to the company) Some interviewers believe they are in the position of power, sometimes with an attitude of “impress me or you’re

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Where Have All the Salespeople Gone?

by Harris Cohen With a growing number of employers gaining confidence in the rebounding economy and deciding to expand their businesses, the ability to hire top sales talent is becoming both increasingly important and challenging in today’s job market. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, sales jobs are projected to grow 18.8 percent between 2010 and 2020. The number

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How To Hire The Best Talent In 2017

Every company today is faced with the challenge of assembling the best teams to drive business and achieve its goals. Easier said than done. Sometimes business leaders can’t easily identify top talent because they are focusing on running their business well. We trust that the people we have hired are the best. But, are they? And what happens if one

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