What Are Gen Z Job Seekers Looking for in a Workplace?

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Gen Z was born between 1997 and 2002. Like other generations, they have unique perspectives and priorities about finding a job. Understanding what Gen Z is looking for in their job search helps attract them to your company. Filling their needs encourages them to remain with your organization long-term.   Providing the following can help… Read more »

Employee Retention Starts Sooner Than You Think!

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We are working in a highly competitive candidate market. This is why extending an offer and receiving acceptance do not always mean your candidate starts and transitions as planned. When you hire, your candidate may have been actively pursuing other roles. This means there still is competition for roles that they previously applied or interviewed… Read more »

Providing an Equitable Workplace Instead of an Equal One

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Providing an Equitable Workplace Instead of an Equal One Mercer Bradley

Although “equality” and “equity” are different by only two letters, their meanings are significantly different. Whereas equality involves giving all employees the same resources, equity involves distributing these resources based on individual needs. Although equity and equality are important to all employees, understanding the issues is especially critical for managers and leaders. Knowing how equity… Read more »

What Can You Do About Disruptive Change?

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What Can You Do About Disruptive Change_ Mercer Bradley

In order for companies to thrive this year, they need to respond to the trends that impact how organizations operate. This includes looking beyond financial goals and focusing more on employee needs. Effective responses to the following trends can help establish transformative growth for increased business success. Companies that make modifications in line with the… Read more »

How to Add Internal Talent to Your Interview Process

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How to Add Internal Talent to Your Interview Process Mercer Bradley

Hiring for your accounting and finance team is a challenging process. You want a candidate with the right combination of education, skills, and experience to succeed in the role. This is why hiring internally can be so appealing. You know the candidate already was vetted, understands your company culture, and likely needs less time for… Read more »

Redefining the Value of Work: Managing the Employer-Employee Relationship

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Redefining the Value of Work: Managing the Employer-Employee Relationship

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to go on, the employer-employee relationship continues to be tested. Moving forward during this time of uncertainty requires defined expectations of what this relationship should look like. Although employers and employees may consider each other family, the reality is that they are not. The problem with thinking of employees as… Read more »

Will Remote Work Affect Compensation Moving Forward?

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Will Remote Work Affect Compensation Moving Forward_ Mercer Bradley

Like many employers during the coronavirus pandemic continues, your accounting and finance team may be working remotely. This trend is expected to continue even after the pandemic subsides. The increased flexibility with fewer distractions is attractive to employees. The increased productivity and wider candidate pool is attractive to employers. If your team will remain completely… Read more »

Mindfully Avoiding Unconscious Bias at Work and in Hiring Processes

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Mindfully Avoiding Unconscious Bias at Work and in Hiring Processes

Diversity and inclusion are important topics in the workplace. One of the best ways to implement these initiatives is by reducing the amount of unconscious bias in both the office and hiring practices. Being aware of how unconscious thoughts can affect an employee’s judgment shows how the thoughts can impact decision making. This may include… Read more »

Vacationing 2021: Why This Might Be One of the Most Important Vacations You Take

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Vacationing 2021: Why This Might Be One of the Most Important Vacations You Take Mercer Bradley

With summer on its way, it is likely time to start thinking about vacation. Because a significant number of managers and employees have been working from home for the past year, many may have neglected taking vacation time.  It is now time to resume taking vacations. After all, time away from work is necessary to… Read more »

The Great Reopening: How to Manage Employee Expectations

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The Great Reopening: How to Manage Employee Expectations Mercer Bradley

After over a year of working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic, it will soon be time for employees to begin returning to the office. Since many may feel that they finally found a way to integrate educating and raising their kids while fitting in work, they may not be ready to transition back. Whether your… Read more »