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4 steps to develop superhuman focus
The Hungarian American psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi identified the psychological state of "flow" in 1975 — describing a state of deep immersion in a single activity or task. In this state, external "noise" is naturally muted. Research by...
10 steps to a coaching culture
In a recent Ted Talk, Bill Gates opened with the statement, "Everyone needs a coach." Almost everyone can benefit from the straight talk and support of a performance coach, especially at critical junctures in their career. To elevate future...
CPA job interview tips from a recruiter
Beth A. Berk, CPA, CGMA, is a Maryland-based recruiter who started her business in 2005 specializing in matching CPAs with the right employers. The JofA asked her how CPAs can stand out from the competition during a job search.
Survey: 2 In 5 Workers Lose Interest In Job Offer If Employer Won't Negotiate Beyond Salary
Hiring job candidates in a tight labor market often requires sweetening the pot with nonmonetary perks, and new research from global staffing firm Robert Half confirms it. Forty-three percent of workers surveyed admitted they've lost interest in...
Survey: 50% Of Workers Say Their Commute Is Stressful
Are employees stressed out before they even arrive to the office? In a new survey from global staffing firm Robert Half, half of professionals (50%) said traveling to and from work is stressful. In addition, 45% of respondents lamented that...
Six professional associations team up to offer leadership academy
Six Connecticut professional membership associations are joining forces to create a new professional-development initiative, the Connecticut Professionals’ Leadership Academy. The new initiative is designed to function as a primary resource...
6 In 10 Lawyers Say Tech Skills Outweigh Soft Skills When Hiring Legal Job Candidates
Employers in the legal field are placing a premium on technical skills, new research indicates. More than 6 in 10 lawyers (62%) surveyed by Robert Half Legal said that their hiring decisions are influenced more by job candidates' technical...
The Average Worker Spends 51 Percent of Each Workday on These 3 Unnecessary Tasks
There are thousands of books on time management, and thousands more on work/life balance, but almost all of them either nibble around the edge of the problems or pretend they don't exist. So, here's the straight skinny: The reason most people are...
Future workplaces should offer an improved ‘human experience’
Employers should think less about new technology and more about improving the “human experience” when considering the future of work, according to a workplace culture expert. Bruce Daisley, EMEA vice-president at Twitter, said organisations...
Struggling To Retain Millennials And Gen Z? Here Are 4 Reasons Why
If you’re struggling to retain Millennial and Gen Z employees, you’re not alone. Millennials and Gen Z are far more critical and demanding of their employers than previous generations. This is partially due to the current job market, where...

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