5 Attributes of A Team Player – Do You Have These?

5 Attributes of A Team Player – Do You Have These? - The Panther Group

Team players: job seekers claim to be one; employers say they want them. But what qualities constitute a team player? At first blush, “someone who works well with others” seems to be an adequate definition. That’s certainly part of it, but there is a little more to being a team player than that. Consider these… Read more

Developing Your Career Takes Time, Investment, and Precision

Developing Your Career Takes Time, Investment, and Precision - The Panther Group

Throughout the pandemic, many professionals have taken the time to think about their careers. With a little extra downtime, It was the perfect opportunity time to consider how their career is progressing and assess  if it is moving in the right direction. For many, that meant refocusing on career development.   If you are one of the many individuals considering your professional development, you may wonder the… Read more

Work-Life Balance May Be Harder Than Ever to Achieve – Work-Life Integration May Be the New Normal

Work-Life-Integration, Not Work-Life-Balance - May Be the New Normal - The Panther Group

The key to finding work-balance is not just waiting it out when times are tough but making the best of the available time you have now. If you are working from home, you may have more job flexibility. That flexibility can have a downside. If you can work anytime, it’s tempting to work ALL the… Read more

Were You Laid Off? Here Are A Few Ways To Land a Great Job Now

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The pandemic has hit people hard. Many professionals are out of work and scrambling to find their next job. But every obstacle brings opportunity. With the right approach, you just might come out of this pandemic better off than you went in. Here are a few smart approaches to try. 5 Ways To Land a… Read more

The Economy is Reopening – Now is the Time to Find a Better Job

While it’s been a scary few months for both employers and individuals, much has been learned along the way as well. We have a clearer view now of what is essential and what is not, how business can be conducted effectively, and how prepared most of us are for a significant catastrophic event. Is This… Read more

Quotes About A Successful Career to Inspire Your Week

When there is uncertainty all around us, worrying about our jobs and careers is natural. Here are a few quotes about successful careers that can offer some inspiration on your best days and encouragement on your worst.  4 Quotes To Keep You Inspired and Goal-Driven I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder… Read more

Personal Finance Series: What Can Go Out of My Paycheck Pre-Tax?

Payroll involves a lot of deductions. The salary you negotiated when you were hired or last promoted is probably a far different number from what you see at the bottom of your paycheck. The budget and lifestyle you planned for and dreamed about—fancy dinners, all-inclusive trips abroad, luxury cars, and stylish new shoes—might not be… Read more

Your Job, Your Choice: How to Unleash Your Careers Potential

Searching for a new job can take up a lot of time and energy. It’s nerve-wracking—your entire career rests on a thorough search, a stellar resume, and exceptional interviewing skills. In today’s competitive job market, you want to be as smart and prepared as you can. Here’s how to unleash your career’s potential and maximize… Read more

How to Strategically Visualize a Great Accounting Career

When you have a goal or an ambition, one of the best ways to get there is to visualize yourself there. Think about what your life and career will look like when you’ve reached the right point. If nothing else, it’s motivating. For example, when you’re burnt out from all the hard work you’ve been… Read more

It’s Time To Update Your Career Checklist

First, Make Sure To Set Career Goals 1. Make Short-Term and Long-Term Plans In thinking of your short- and long-term goals in tandem, your overall career goals will begin to seem much more realistic and attainable. 2. Know How – and Why – to Go About Following Your Plan But before you actually do anything, you need… Read more