New Lucas Group CIO Powers Innovation, Technology Advancements

Mir Ali will lead Lucas Group’s investments in ambitious technology, including artificial intelligence (AI),that delivers actionable insights for Associates, clients and candidates. Atlanta, GA – December 17, 2019 – Lucas Group, ranked sixth on Forbes’ Best Professional Recruiting Firms list for 2019, announced that Mir Ali has joined the firm as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Ali […]

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9 Sales Pet Peeves That Hurt Your Deals In 2019

In 2019, many advances were made in the field of customer experience. But as the old adage goes, the more things change, the more they seem to stay the same – especially when it comes to common sales mistakes. We asked CX professionals for their greatest pet peeves of 2019, and they let us in […]

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What to Do If You Don’t Know What Career Path to Choose?

Are you feeling lost and unsure about where to take the next big step for your career path? Don’t worry. According to these experts, here’s what you need to do if you don’t know what career to choose. … Bryan Zawikowski Vice President and General Manager, Lucas Group In the Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat, the […]

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Tech Companies: Here’s Why You Should Hire a 59-Year-Old

In today’s tight tech labor market, you can’t afford to knock any qualified candidate out of the running. And yet, age discrimination is more common than ever. By overlooking older workers, you might be losing real talent and experience that will help your organization. The Older Tech Worker The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that older […]

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“5 Things We Need To Do To Close the Gender Wage Gap”, with Aram Lulla and Candice Georgiadis

Society is changing: more and more women are becoming the primary breadwinners and an increasing number of men are moving into stay-at-home roles. The media is bringing inequalities between genders more to light and thus causing corporations to change their pay policies under these pressures. There are also salary history ban laws being enacted in […]

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How The Salary History Ban Will Change Hiring In 2020

On September 29, 2019, the salary history ban went into effect in Illinois (where I’m based), officially prohibiting employers from inquiring into a job applicant’s salary history. Illinois joins a growing list of states and municipalities that have passed laws aimed at ending the cycle of pay discrimination by removing questions about an applicant’s salary history. While […]

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How To Deliver Bad News To Clients

Follow these seven tips to navigate difficult conversations. Sometimes an accountant can find savings and advantages that equate to good news for an organization or client. But, as any professional knows, there can also be times CPAs need to report negative news that clients may not want to hear. Explaining bad news in the right […]

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5 Business Leaders Share What They’re Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Being grateful is a true key to success for business leaders. The intentional act of taking time to consider all the co-workers and experiences that impact your life is both healing and humbling. With Thanksgiving approaching, we typically pause to consider what we’re thankful for — even when things get tricky in the crazy world […]

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