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  • Part 1: Eradicate these bad habits from the role of product owner

    As team leaders, we should always assume positive intent; however, I’ve recently encountered some terrible examples of product ownership run wild. And it started me thinking about the following: How fundamentally important the role of product owner is not only in Scrum, but also in agile teams. I...

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  • Top IT trends in managed services for 2020

    We’ve been keeping a close eye on the top IT trends in managed services for 2020 because big changes are coming.  Vaco’s team of managed services experts place these trending issues at the top of their lists for 2020. Integrating artificial intelligence (AI) and automation Improving cybersecuri...

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  • How to ensure your new hire has a positive first day

    Having a new hire join your team can be a weight lifted off your shoulders. No more reading resumes or scheduling job interviews to keep you up at night while you balance your other workload. Even though the offer is signed, the start date is set, and you’ve been using the transition time to prepa...

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  • 5 strategic tips for accounting and finance recruiting

    Start the new year off on the right note by taking Vaco’s advice on the top five strategic talent solutions for the accounting and finance industry. Thanks to a strong economy, 2020 is shaping up to be a busy year! Are you ready? Whether your company is acquiring a competitor, preparing to go publ...

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  • Assume Positive Intent

    “The team just doesn’t have a sense of urgency.” Have you ever uttered those words? Or felt the frustration from this preconceived notion? Have you ever wondered why your teams aren’t performing to your expectations? You question whether they just lack passion or simply don...

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  • Is there a candidate recession in accounting and finance?

    It’s a candidate-driven market out there, and prospects are looking especially rosy for workers in the accounting and finance sector. We took a close look at the latest numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and signs are pointing toward a candidate recession for accounting and fin...

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  • What should accounting and finance teams expect in 2020?

    The future is far from certain, which makes it tough to predict exactly what accounting and finance teams should expect in 2020. And let’s face it, we’re entering into a year that’s going to feature an unpredictable election, uncertain U.S. trade policies, and worldwide economic instability.&n...

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  • Tips to ace your next video job interview

    In this day and age, it’s likely that you’ve already experienced a video job interview. If you haven’t, I can almost guarantee that at some point you will have one in the job search process throughout your career. Video interviews are becomingly increasingly more popular due to technology impr...

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