Job Market

The job market is more complex than ever because of new technologies, globalization, an emerging generation of workers and many other factors. These powerful forces can affect your career goals — and your ability to reach them. So it's important to understand the latest job market trends. Robert Half can help you stay up to date on these trends, spot opportunities and dodge obstacles in your professional path.

3 Networking No-No's for Finance Consultants

When you make a career out of project-based employment, constant networking becomes one of the most effective ways to boost long-term prospects. In fact, your relationships with industry professionals can open doors to opportunities where you least expect them.

Many Financial Executives Find Consulting an Attractive Bridge to Retirement

As they progress in their careers, many executives may feel the pull of two competing forces: the desire to work and the desire to spend more time pursuing personal interests. Fortunately, the choice isn’t an either/or one. In fact, in a recent Robert Half Management Resources survey, three in four chief financial officers said they find consulting an attractive bridge to retirement.

5 Things That Might Surprise You About Being a Finance Consultant

Have you toyed with entering the world of finance consulting but are unsure whether it offers the benefits you are looking for in a job? It certainly can be a major career change for many accounting and finance professionals. However, most of those changes are good, even great.

The Benefits of Working With a Staffing Firm as a Financial Consultant

Current economic conditions and the persistent demand for finance and accounting skills have magnified the many benefits of working as a financial consultant. Organizations are working with consultants to access specialized expertise on-demand and to augment the abilities their full-time teams. This means opportunities are available for financial consultants with highly sought attributes who can work on a project basis. In particular, firms are looking for professionals who can take on initiatives in accounting and finance and business systems.

5 Networking Questions to Help You Make the Most of LinkedIn

Sure, you know how to send an invite to other LinkedIn members, but making the most of these valuable connections involves more than just adding them to your network. The real key to maximizing your LinkedIn membership is to employ the same techniques during online networking that you’d use for face-to-face interactions. That often means asking the right networking questions when interacting with others individually and in LinkedIn groups.

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