Accountants Losing Confidence In Continued GrowthRead the rest of this entry »
Although hardly bearish, the downward trend in the confidence accountants have in business growth is worth watching. Since hitting a peak of 61.65 in February of last year, the 6 month Accountants Confidence Index has declined more than 10 points.
Reported by AccountingToday and published in conjunction with ADP, the Index tracks accountants' confidence in U.S. economic growth. The May reading for the 6-month composite came in at ...
Doing This At Home Can Hurt Your CareerRead the rest of this entry »
It should go without saying (but, alas, it doesn't) that paying more attention to your mobile device than to your family is bad for the relationship. Turns out, it's also bad for your career.
A team of researchers interviewed 344 employed couples who use their phone or other device at home for work. They found that trouble erupts when one partner uses the device during what's supposed to be family ...
National Nurses Week: 4 Million Thank YousRead the rest of this entry »
The nursing profession celebrates Florence Nightingale's birthday next Sunday, which, appropriately enough for the founder of modern nursing, is also Mother's Day.
We've shared the story of this remarkable woman who was born to wealth, yet volunteered to tend wounded soldiers in Britain's Crimean War then went on to found a nursing school, establish modern medical sanitary procedures and, an accomplished mathematician, become the first woman elected to the Royal ...
It's the Soft Skills That Decide Who Gets HiredRead the rest of this entry »
"Hard skills will get you the interview — soft skills will get you the job," starts an article on the increasing focus recruiters and hiring managers are placing on communication, teamwork and the personality traits summarized as emotional intelligence.
Published on the Society of Human Resource Management website, the article explains the importance of soft skills as a hiring differentiator from the perspective of five recruiters. "In these discussions, two ...
Handbook Tips For a Professional Services FirmRead the rest of this entry »
Creating and updating employee handbooks -- the policies and procedures manuals every business with more than just a few employees should have -- are not the fun part of office management. But keeping them up-to-date is critical. And that goes doubly for law firms, where employees are held to especially high standards of compliance and ethics.
Law office managers -- and managers of any professional services firm -- need to ensure that their handbooks ...
This Is How You Write a Cover LetterRead the rest of this entry »
The question of including a cover letter with your resume comes up from time to time. On this there are two distinct sides and not much in the middle.
On one side are those coaches and hiring managers who see a cover letter as a way to amplify your qualifications and draw attention to the skills that don't translate well onto a resume.
On the other side is the group ...
Orphan Drugs Forecast to Be 20% Of SalesRead the rest of this entry »
The orphan drug market is predicted to top $240 billion in the next five years and account for 20% of all prescription drug sales worldwide.
From a market once so small that Congress had to incentivize the development of drugs to treat rare illnesses, EvaluatePharma's 2019 Orphan Drug Report predicts the sector will see a 12.3% CAGR between now and 2024. That's about double the rate of non-orphan prescription ...
22 Years of Business Wisdom From the Bezos LettersRead the rest of this entry »
If you wanted to build a business or grow an existing one, you could do worse than to take advice from Jeff Bezos.
The founder and CEO of Amazon, he built the company from an online bookseller to the largest retailer in the world and one of the most valuable companies of any kind. Since going public in 1997, Bezos has shared his business philosophy and management principles in his ...
Axe-Throwing Is the Newest Hot Bar SportRead the rest of this entry »
There's a Canadian inspired sport that's gaining popularity in the U.S. and especially in the tri-state area. No, it's not curling (which was invented in Scotland centuries ago).
Give up? It's axe-throwing. If your mom worried over you losing an eye playing bar darts, imagine what she'd say about participating in your company's newest team sport. Despite the barroom settings, proponents swear it's even safer than darts because of ...
On Admin Professionals Day, We Thank YouRead the rest of this entry »
In recognition of Administrative Professionals Day today, we want to say thank you to all the administrative administrative professionals here at Green Key Resources. We want you all to know we appreciate your hard work and the extra steps you take that contribute so much to our success.
You are the best!