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  • Vaco’s Latest Talent Acquisition: Meet Dawson Armstrong

    Exciting news from Planet Vaco: an untraditional new Vaconian has joined our growing team! While his area of expertise may differ from most Vaconians, his alignment with our core tenets, enthusiasm and passion to win is right on par. Meet the newest Vaco player: Dawson Armstrong. Dawson is embarking...

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  • Millennials on the Move – Job Search 101

    There has been an ongoing debate for some time regarding millennials in workplace. There’s one school of thought that believes this generation feels entitled when it comes to hard work and company loyalty. However, a 2016 study reveals that millennials who feel they’re at a great workplace are 2...

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  • The Future is Here – Hiring Millenials

    According to recent research analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, more than one-in-three American labor force participants (35%) are Millennials, making them the most well-represented generation in the U.S. labor force. Fifty-one percent of millennials are open to new job opportunities, and a repor...

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  • How to be the best team player alongside your A&F team

    The world of accounting & finance is not for the faint of heart. Not only do you have accountants facing impossible deadlines, especially during tax season, but also the finance pros who are working year-round to ensure we look good in front of shareholders and keep payroll on time. Because of...

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  • The Season of the Underdog

    It’s March! Finally! The season of Madness. The season of the underdog. The season where not a single team is safe. Where teams like George Mason, VCU, Butler, Wichita State, Valparaiso, Mercer, or Davidson will show up huge, send the blue bloods to an early exit, and take America on a whirlwind r...

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  • March Madness Pre-game Pep Talk

    Last year, Fox Business reported that U.S. employers stood to see 23.7 million employees distracted by all of the madness that the Big Dance brings. While buzzer beaters and bracket busters aren’t always a welcome distraction, there’s a lot to learn from some of college basketballsR...

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  • The Six Seconds Reviewing Your Resume

    There is a study, Keeping An Eye On Recruiter Behavior, by TheLadders that concluded the average recruiter initially spends six seconds on reviewing your resume. That doesn’t seem very long, does it? That’s how long it takes me to tie my shoes. You spend hours writing, editing and formatting you...

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  • Our Promise to You, Vacotine

    On a day designed to celebrate relationships, we want to let you know how much we appreciate ours. The day you need Vaco might not be your best day: you might be over-worked, under staffed; missing ballgames and dinners; staring at looming deadlines with the knowledge that great opportunities for th...

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