Category: Job Search

January 4, 2017

Most Americans Will Be Gig Workers by 2025, Says Study By the year 2025, most workers (70%) and employers (68%) agree a majority of the workforce will be employed as Gig Workers (contractors, consultants, temporary or freelancers).  This is according to a study released today by Randstad US (one of the largest HR services and…

October 8, 2016

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.

August 25, 2016

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…

August 19, 2016

Recruiting New Employees The following is an excerpt describing how CPA firms are recruiting for succession planning.  Good read for forward thinking firms. Accounting firms are looking to bring in younger employees to fill their ranks as older Baby Boomer partners start to retire, but they have to offer the right enticements if their succession…

July 8, 2016

Applying for a job shouldn’t be so difficult. As owner of an Executive Search Firm, I read and hear complaints every day about the difficulty of the application process. I hear the same complaints about the hiring process but that will be another article. I encourage HR Departments to realize how many valuable human assets…