Essential Checklist

The Essential LinkedIn Profile Checklist for Hiring Managers

  When hiring managers want to attract great candidates, they craft compelling job listings, enlist recruiters to help them source talent, and tout their companies’ cultures and perks. What most of them don’t do is spruce up their LinkedIn profiles — and that oversight may cause them to lose talent. Candidates evaluate potential jobs using a number […]

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How Much Time Can You Take Off Without Derailing Your Career?

  When you’re deeply committed to your career, the decision to take time off or explore unconventional opportunities isn’t one you take lightly. You’ve worked hard to progress toward your professional goals, and the higher you rise, the more you have to lose if you make an ill-informed decision. Yet that’s the situation many people […]

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Is Finding A Career You’re Passionate About Overrated?

​ Some people are passionate about their work from day one. Perhaps they felt a calling to a particular field and never wavered from it. Others stumble into a job and happily discover that it’s a perfect fit for their personalities and talents. Then there are those like me. When I started working in accounting, […]

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Improve Work Life Balance

How to Invest in Yourself to Improve Work-Life Balance

  ​Every Friday, I work from home and make a point of doing something for myself. Without my morning commute, I have extra time in the day to take a morning yoga class, go for a run, or grab lunch with a friend. These activities may seem small, but they’re important investments in my well-being […]

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returning from maternity leave

5 Tips for Mothers Returning to Work From Maternity Leave

​ Returning to work from maternity leave is exciting and bittersweet, no matter how many times you do it. I know because I just returned from maternity leave for the third time. When you take maternity leave with your first child, you’re making things up as you go along. No matter how well you prepare, […]

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How to Prepare for a Successful Video Job Interview

  When the time comes to interview for your next job, you may find yourself in virtual meetings with prospective employers instead of meeting them face to face. Video interviews are becoming increasingly popular, particularly in the Bay Area. As employers and candidates become more conscientious about the efficient use of their time, video interviews […]

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Fill Critical Finance Role Quickly

Need to Fill A Critical Finance Role in 2 Weeks? Here’s How to Do It

  Few things are more stressful than hiring emergencies. A trusted employee gives their two weeks notice and suddenly you’re scrambling to fill their seat. We get calls all the time from clients who need to replace outgoing employees immediately. While we empathize with the stress of this situation, it’s important to be realistic about […]

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