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How to Fit Work Around Our Lives (Not the Other Way Around)

The traditional work model has employees working 8 hours each day during a set time. This typically means that the most awake, productive hours of the day belong to employers. If employees want to take care of personal needs during this time, they need permission from their manager to take vacation days. Once the paid… Read more »

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Explaining the numbers on the financial documents with stories shows employees why the numbers and how their behaviors impact them. Mercer Bradley

All of the numbers on your company’s financial statements have a story about how they came to be. Communicating the numbers and the stories behind them shows employees why they matter. When employees have a clear understanding of how their day-to-day decisions and actions impact the company’s financials, they make more informed decisions in the… Read more »

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Building Healthy and Smarter Habits for the Future of Work Mercer Bradley

The habits you build today impact your quality of life. Similarly, the decisions you make now impact what happens down the road. This is why you need to be taking action in line with your short- and long-term personal and professional goals. This process lets you become the best version of yourself. Choose among these… Read more »

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How to Explain Financial Information to Your Team Mercer Bradley

Team members who do not have a background in accounting may not understand the financial information about your company or why it matters. As an accounting professional, you need to take steps to overcome this barrier. The following are some suggestions. How To Explain Financials Information To Your Team · Share simplified versions of the… Read more »

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How to Develop a High-Trust, High-Accountability Organization Mercer Bradley

Whether your accounting and finance team is remote, hybrid, or onsite, you want to develop levels of trust and accountability that are as high as possible. When your employees have the autonomy to perform their tasks with little supervision, they feel empowered and respected. This leads to high levels of engagement and productivity. As a… Read more »

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Benefits of Accepting a Job Offer Now - Mercer Bradley

Finding the accounting and finance job you want can be challenging. Whether you are reentering the workforce or leaving your current role, finding and applying to the right match, interviewing, and waiting for the results can be daunting. Fortunately, you do not have to go through the process alone. Working with a recruiter who specializes… Read more »

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How to Face Disruption Mercer Bradley

Virtually every company has been facing disruption since the coronavirus pandemic of 2020. Not knowing what to expect or how to navigate the business has been an ongoing concern. For many companies, this adversely impacted their revenue streams, cash flow, and debt load. Fortunately, leaders now have more information that can better protect their financial… Read more »

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After learning to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, accountants are more prepared than ever to close out the year. Here's why. Mercer Bradley

By the end of 2021, your company will have been through a year-end close during COVID-19. As a result, you likely had to face challenges unlike anything else you experienced. Overcoming these obstacles should have helped you prepare for your next year-end close.   The following are some of the challenges you may have faced… Read more »

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Benefits of Being Willing to Accept a New Job Mercer Bradley

Deciding to move to a new accounting and finance job can help with your career advancement. With the significant number of companies hiring, now is a good time to start your job search. The potential for increased income and new skills can help you reach your professional goals. Discover three reasons to change to a… Read more »

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Well-Being at Work and in Remote Work Mercer Bradley

Focusing on well-being while working in the office or at home is important. Employees at all levels who prioritize physical and mental wellness are more likely to stay engaged and productive throughout the day. They also tend to feel supported by the organization and want to remain long-term. Because of the benefits that result from… Read more »