What to look for in a job besides salary

These days, experienced and skilled accounting and finance talent is difficult for companies to find. That means you’re in high demand and you have some leverage in the job search and negotiation processes. So, as you maneuver up the ladder at your current company, or look to advance your career at a new company, don’t immediately jump at the highest salary. Consider everything that’s important in a job.
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These days, experienced and skilled accounting and finance talent is difficult for companies to find. That means you’re in high demand and you have some leverage in the job search and negotiation processes. So, as you maneuver up the ladder at your current company, or look to advance your career at a new company, don’t immediately jump at the highest salary. Consider everything that’s important in a job.

What should be important to you beyond salary? Well, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and our own data here at Accounting Principals, you should consider the location of the job, the opportunities to grow within the organization, company culture and much more.

Take a look at our infographic for six non-salary factors to consider when job hunting. We also provide you with questions to ask employers during your interviews. Good luck!

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