Posts Categorized: Management Advice

Keys to Foster Innovation in Engineering

One of the keys to success in engineering is innovation. Software engineers are expected to be innovative but creating an energetic environment that spurs creativity and fosters innovation is harder than it looks. Here are some keys to foster innovation in engineering. Take Advantage of the Diversity of Your Team While you may have go-to… Read More »

Good Construction Leadership: How to Effectively Lead Your Team

As the leader of a construction team, it’s your responsibility to motivate the team, optimize each employee’s talents, and maximize productivity. Most people don’t respond well to bosses who order them around. They want leaders who will inspire them and who will work closely with their team to meet goals and deadlines. Here are some… Read More »

The Importance of Feedback in Finance and How to Be Open to Receiving It

Most people in leadership positions know the importance of receiving feedback in having a successful accounting career. They understand that part of their job as a leader is to provide constructive feedback to employees and help them become better at what they do. Yet, often, leaders struggle with their own advice. The reality is that… Read More »

Growing Your Accounting Firm: Tips from the Experts

Do you want to grow your accounting firm? Many tried and true business strategies have lost their effectiveness in recent years because the accounting industry has changed so rapidly. We’ve put together select strategies form industry experts that can help you in growing your accounting firm. Find “A” Clients and Exceed Their Expectations If you… Read More »

From AI to the Cloud: Top Technology Trends in Accounting and Finance

Like many industries right now, technology is transforming accounting and finance. The industry is becoming more automated and services are being streamlined. Overall, the goal of the technological evolution is to improve the customer experience. There are numerous developments going on in the industry right now, but the following are some of the biggest technology… Read More »

Diversity in Finance and Accounting

The employment market for the financial services industry is becoming increasingly competitive. To attract and retain the best talent, you need to appeal to a diverse range of candidates. Many companies talk about being diverse, but most fail to live up to their words. You need equal opportunities for gender, ethnicity, generation, and disability so… Read More »

Top 4 Mistakes Companies Make When Hiring Engineering Talent

It’s not uncommon for a bad hire to slip through the hiring process from time to time. Although there are plenty of red flags to look out for, sometimes they disguise themselves so well that they can become difficult to detect even for the most experienced of hiring managers. Just because a candidate lists an… Read More »

The Best Kept Secrets about Employee Retention

Most people want a job that challenges them, keeps them engaged, and gives them a sense of purpose and satisfaction. Yet, the majority of jobs out there don’t provide people with these desires. This is one reason employee retention is often a struggle. These tips will help your firm improve retention for construction professionals. Treat… Read More »

How to Win the Best Talent in a Talent Shortage

For the past decade, engineering jobs have been some of the hardest positions to fill. In some fields, the problem is quantity. With engineering, it is about quality. There is a notable talent shortage. While there may be many applicants for open engineering jobs, often the applicants just don’t have the right experience or skills.… Read More »

3 Signs You Need Help with Recruiting

The hiring process can be challenging whether you’re hiring for a multimillion-dollar company or for a small mom and pop business. You not only have to attract the right talent, you have to win them over and gain their loyalty. While some companies have found a recruiting strategy that works flawlessly, many have processes that… Read More »