How Do You Define & Earn Flexibility in the Workplace?

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How you define and earn flexibility in the workplace impacts how much flexibility you could be granted. For instance, you might define flexibility as a privilege earned through trust and tied to equity and be granted flexibility based on your personal needs. Providing every employee with the same flexibility likely would not meet their individual… Read more »

Elevate Your Game: A Strategic Playbook for Your Next Interview

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As you prepare for your interview, here is some advice that will elevate your game! Keep in mind that interviews are aimed at finding strong matches more than providing candidate qualifications. Because the interviewer already knows your work history from your resume, you do not need to focus on it during the discussion unless asked… Read more »

Part 2 – How to Maximize Your One-on-One Time with Your Leader

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How to Face Disruption Mercer Bradley

Maximizing your one-on-one time with your leader provides you with key learning opportunities. Receiving and implementing constructive feedback supports professional growth. Showing up prepared for your one-on-ones helps you make the most of your time with your leader. The following suggestions can help. Implement these tips to maximize your one-on-one time with your leader. Understand… Read more »

Effective Interview Strategies When English Is Not Your First Language

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Interviewing for a job typically is stressful. Interviewing when English is not your first language can be even more challenging. No matter your proficiency in English, you might find that using the language during an interview is more stressful than using your native language during an interview. Fortunately, you can practice using effective strategies when… Read more »

Beyond the Numbers: Skills Accounting Professionals Should Nurture

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Accounting professionals must look beyond the numbers to build their careers and benefit their organizations.. These professionals must nurture various hard and soft skills to support efficient business operations. Accounting professionals’ abilities to prepare, analyze, interpret, and discuss financial records help their organizations remain compliant with accounting standards and regulations. The value these professionals provide… Read more »

Mindfulness in Accounting: Tips for Accountants to Stay Balanced

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Staying balanced as an accountant can be challenging. The intense, heavy workload and pressure to meet deadlines can result in substantial stress. Ongoing exposure to stress can negatively impact your health, productivity, and performance. Stress also can affect your work relationships, attendance, and employee morale. As an accountant, you should focus on staying balanced at… Read more »

Navigating Your Successful Resignation

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The last impression you make at a job is important. Maintaining flexibility and emotionally adjusting as you transition between roles is essential. How you leave a job says a lot about you. The way you strengthen relationships at the company you are leaving and begin networking within your new organization impacts your career. Keep in… Read more »

Maximize Your Chances: Top Tips for a Successful Interview

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Whether you are new to interviewing or have not interviewed for a while, preparation is one key to success. Making a positive first impression impacts whether you advance in the hiring process. At Mercer Bradley, we want to help maximize your chances of moving forward in the interview process. You can use the following list… 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 »

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Leave Your Role?

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The decision to leave your job requires a lot of thought. Although challenges at work are to be expected, experiencing long-term dissatisfaction is not. If you consistently are unhappy at work, it may be time to change employers. This is especially true if you lack work-life balance or opportunities for growth. You should be able… Read more »