Tell Your Interviewer How You’re Valuable Culturally

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Company culture is a buzzword that pretty much just means the type of atmosphere and work environment  —  it’s why you could be employed with the same title, with the same responsibilities at two different places, while loving one and hating the other. The same train of thought applies to employers: A candidate who doesn’t… Read more »

Should You Use the Same Cover Letter for All Opportunities?

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A cover letter allows you the opportunity to add context to the qualifications listed on your resume and show off the real person behind the application. Since the purpose of a cover letter is to support your resume and expand on why you should be considered, it’s essential to avoid using a generic cover letter… Read more »

How to Search for an Accounting Job While Employed

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Job seekers are often advised that the search process is like a full-time job itself because it requires consistent effort and focus. If you’re currently employed, you’re often considered more desirable to hiring managers because it shows that another company values you. However, it can be challenging to not only find the time to start… Read more »

What to Include in Your Temp Onboarding Packet

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Time is especially of the essence when you’re training temporary employees. The very nature of their positions means they need to be able to contribute as quickly as possible. Get your temporary workers up-to-speed and ready to be productive with a well-planned onboarding packet that includes the most relevant information they need to feel confident… Read more »

Not Sure If You Want the Job? Here’s How to Stall

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Getting a job offer is generally the anticipated outcome of a job search, but just because you were initially interested doesn’t mean that you’ll feel 100 percent confident in accepting it right away. It’s not a decision to be taken lightly, and most hiring managers would rather you be sure when you accept. Buy some… Read more »

Is It OK to Quit Without Saying Why?

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No matter how badly you want to leave a job, it’s essential for your professional reputation to try to quit as gracefully as possible when the time finally comes to move on. Even if you have no intention of wanting to work there again in the future, you never know when you’ll need a reference… Read more »

Get off the Couch and Be Social – Networking for Accountants

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Connecting with other like-minded and aspirational professionals is one of the top practices that contributes to career advancement. People in industries like accounting, which isn’t as relationship-based as an industry such as sales, may not have as much experience or natural inclination for networking with new people. Reap the benefits of professional relationships – network… Read more »