Accounting Career Outlook for 2019

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As an accounting professional, the industry outlook for 2019 is in your favor. With a shortage in both skills and accounting candidates, your skills are in demand! You also face increased opportunities to move your accounting career forward. What does the Accounting Profession Look Like For 2019? Skills Shortages (You’re in Demand!) Most employers in… Read more »

We’re in Our Second Decade!

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When we started our firm back in 2007, a lot of people wondered about our approach. In an industry that most consider a numbers game and a specialty that is literally all about numbers, we took on the challenge in a different way – one that conformed to our values. These are the values that… Read more »

Accounting Newbie? 5 Ways to Have a Great First Year!

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Transitioning from studying accounting to practicing it can be challenging. Meeting colleagues, navigating a workplace, and acclimating to a professional environment typically is stressful. Here are some tips on preparing for your first year as an accountant to make the transition easier. 5 Tips For Your First Year as A CPA! 1. Develop Your Soft… Read more »

5 Ways to Prove Your Value During an Interview

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An interview is designed to show your value to an employer and provide reasons why they should hire you. By thoroughly preparing for your presentation, you increase your chances of being offered a role. Here are five ways to prove your value during an interview. Prove Your Value During an Interview with These Tips: 1…. Read more »

3 Ways to Be Successful at a Temp Accounting Role

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When starting your next temp accounting role, you need to do your best work to secure future assignments. Whether you are just starting out or are experienced with accounting temp work, follow these guidelines to be successful in your role. 3 Ways To Be Successful In A Temp Accounting Role Demonstrate Current Technology Expertise Demonstrate… Read more »

3 Ways to NOT Get Ghosted After an Interview

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Ghosting can occur with employers when interviewing on your own. You may complete several interviews and/or finish sample tasks, receive some responses to your calls or emails, then not receive any follow up at all. Before completely giving up on being offered a job, use these strategies.  How To NOT get Ghosted By A Company… Read more »

The Real Reasons Why a Temp Role Looks Fantastic on Your Resume

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Working in temp roles enhances your resume. You can gain the necessary skills and experience to advance your career and add professional references to your network. You also can avoid gaps in your employment history and show you are a dedicated worker. 4 Reasons Why Temp Accounting Roles Are Great For Your Career 1. New… Read more »

What’s on the Horizon for the Accounting Profession?

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The accounting industry is facing substantial changes over the next three decades. Evolving technology, continued globalization and new forms of regulation are becoming major challenges for the accounting field. As a result, accountants, companies, and schools need to make substantial changes in the way they operate. Here is an inside look at what’s on the… Read more »

Why You Should Treat Your Recruiter as a Major Part of Your Career

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Forming an alliance with a recruiter can be influential in your career. They can provide you with opportunities you did not know about, give key insight into the job market and/or a specific role, offer imperative resume and job search advice, and negotiate a higher compensation package. To effectively build a relationship with a recruiter,… Read more »

Music and 4 Other Ambiance Upgrades That Can Make You More Productive

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How your office is set up affects your productivity. Harsh lighting, bare walls, a cluttered desk, and other issues cause increased stress and lower energy level. To combat these issues, incorporate music and other ambiance to improve your work area and maximize productivity. 5 Fun Ways To Improve Your Professional Productivity 1. Music (Check out… Read more »