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  • How to Make Your Introverted Employees More Comfortable During Meetings

    Helping introverted employees to be more comfortable during meetings can be challenging. They typically need more time than extroverts to process information and form ideas before sharing them. Introverts also prefer to assess situations before deciding how to act. This includes listening to others before taking action of their own.  Here are six ways to […]
  • Two Ways to Prepare for a Challenging Conversation with Your Manager

    Like most employees, the thought of addressing a challenging issue with your manger may make you apprehensive. Not knowing how they might react can keep you from addressing your concerns. However, not directly dealing with the problem or talking about it with colleagues rather than your manager typically does more harm than good. For this […]
  • Do You Know How to Give Your Accounting Team Feedback?

    Part of managing your accounting team involves providing feedback. When done promptly and well, giving performance feedback increases productivity, strengthens relationships, and improves retention.   Follow these guidelines to reap the benefits of providing feedback to your accounting team.   Be Timely  Provide feedback in real–time as much as possible. When a teammate is doing a great job, publicly let them know. When […]
  • Six Ways to Develop Your Career Roadmap for 2020

    Creating your career path involves understanding which knowledge, skills, and experience are needed for lateral career moves, then forming a plan to do what’s necessary to reach your goals. Implementing a thoroughly developed, written, employer-supported career plan leads to a rewarding career performing work you love. Knowing your desired destination and the development needed to […]
  • Key Steps to Take When Preparing Your Accounting Department for Maternity Leave

    Managing maternity leave for your accounting team is challenging. The reality of having a team member gone is an even greater concern for a small business. Since roles tend to carry additional responsibilities and specialized knowledge, finding a temporary replacement among your teammates can be an issue. Fortunately, doing some prep work before your team […]