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Employers Offering Higher Salaries

Tech skills remain in high demand and that means well-paying IT jobs are about to pay even better salaries. It’s common knowledge that an IT career pays well. But if you’re an IT pro looking for a new role, your paycheck could get a whole lot heftier. IT staffing company Modis surveyed 500 IT professionals responsible for key decisions, including hiring, between August 1 and August 9, 2016. The research, …Read More

Make Social Recruiting Work for You

Interesting graphic from BetterTeam.com on effectively using social media for recruiting! As executive recruiters, we need to keep up to date with current trends in recruiting so here’s an easy update. If you have any questions, please contact Spectra.

Is Your Firm Future-Ready?

By 2025, millennials will account for 75 percent of the global workplace, according to Forbes.  As digital natives, this population is breaking up complacency, bringing new technology tools, along with an increase in expectations in having more control regarding how and when they work.  But here’s the good news: according to JB Training Solutions, 41 percent of Generation Z said a mid‑sized company is their ideal work environment. However, instead of cubicles and individual offices, collaborative, team‑oriented workspaces rule, encouraging …Read More

Learn to Code Quickly with Online Courses

Sole Proprietors and Small CPA Firms Should Learn to Code! Investing the time to learn even a basic knowledge of code and coding can be very helpful. Not only will you be able to communicate your needs more effectively to developers and get better and more efficient results, but you’ll be more self-sufficient. Being able to make small tweaks on your own website, rather than having to hire a developer, …Read More

Offshoring and The Accounting Firm of the Future

Is ‘offshoring’ in your firm’s future? (EXCERPTS FROM RECENT ARTICLE BY ROB NIXON OF Panalitix) The accounting firm of the future has a local team who are customer-facing (nurturing, sales and advice) and everything else (back office and processing) is handled by offshoring. There are three compelling reasons why this makes sense: An abundance of labor A labor force who are supremely qualified A lower cost structure Let’s take the Philippines …Read More