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Job Searching During the Holidays – Six Steps to a Great Tax Job

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! These are the last few days before the six or so weeks of holiday festivities and family gatherings that seem to take up so much of our time and attention. While it may seem like an good time to take a small step back from your tax job search, I’d encourage you… Read More »

Starting Your Tax Job Search, Part 4 – Updating Your Resume

Congratulations to all of you who just made it through the September 15th deadline. Now’s the time to take a little breath before heading into year-end deadlines and holidays! I’ve spoken to several tax professionals who will be using this time to consider their next career moves. Our clients are also reflecting on their needs… Read More »

Starting Your Tax Job Search, Part 3

Now that summer is coming to an end, many of you are getting set or are already well into the fall busy season. Whether that’s deadlines in September, October or both, this can be a tense time where many people don’t even consider their job search. I know from experience that tax season and hiring… Read More »

Table d’Hôtes – A Future Tax Leaders Event

Enjoy an evening of CPE over dinner with friends and colleagues on Tuesday, July 28th. Due to the surge of M&A activity in our region, the subject is ASC 740 implications of Business Combinations. Presented by Greg Wichmann and Dan Bowman of Deloitte, Las Vegas, and brought to you by FTL. The event is $20… Read More »

Starting Your Tax Job Search, monthly series (pt. 2)

In April I began a monthly series focused on setting up your tax job search for success. Whether or not you’re actively looking for a new tax career now, re-evaluating your career goals now and then is a great way to keep your professional development on track. I read an article recently which stated that… Read More »

Is Job Sharing right for your Tax Team?

With the increased demand from good candidates for better work-life balance and flexibility with their schedules, job sharing is one alternative. Job sharing is a form of part-time employment in which one position is filled with two or more part-time employees. Is this a good option for your work-place? Here are just a few of… Read More »

Starting Your Tax Job Search – Monthly Series, pt 1

Congratulations to those of you that just finished busy season! About 60% of our candidates are from public accounting. Whether you’re in public accounting or working in corporate tax, spring seems to be a time where many of you are starting to think about a professional change. Looking over trends from previous years, I see… Read More »

Are You a Boss or a Leader?

As employers, the goal is to provide an environment where your employees are happy and engaged. Every time we interview a new candidate we ask what factors would help them when it comes to deciding upon joining a new firm. In this blog and in our newsletter we’ve talked about work life balance being at the… Read More »

Tax Professionals Crave Autonomy

As tax recruiters, Jay and I hear all the wishes and gripes from our candidates. While salary and location are always important determining factors for choosing new careers, the most consistent desires include: work-life balance, being able to make meaningful contributions and a sense of autonomy on the job. Jobs that offer an entrepreneurial atmosphere,… Read More »