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Accounting Candidates and the Importance of Active Listening

Accounting Candidates and the Importance of Active Listening

When seeking to fill an accounting position, our clients have a fairly set and predictable series of criteria for candidates - and with good reason. Unlike other jobs in the professional services industries, accountants follow strictly defined procedures and processes. However, I have noticed an increase in the number of employers who are looking for their accounting candidates of all levels to not only be skilled with numbers, but also communications. The one communication skill that is really growing in popularity is active listening.

Thursday, September 26, 2013/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (14803)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Recruiting Advice Pro

Recruiting Advice Pro

After more than 15 years in accounting and financial staffing, I know firsthand that finding a candidate that meets the skills required by a client is only half of the battle. Candidates and employers have to interact during the interview process and determine if they can form a productive and successful relationship.

Tuesday, September 03, 2013/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (10338)/Comments (2)/ Article rating: 5.0
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