Developing Your Skills While Doing the 9 to 5

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As an accounting and finance employee, career advancement is a top priority. This involves developing the knowledge, skills, and experience required to take on additional responsibility. One way to accomplish this is by developing your skillset during the work week. By finding ways to increase the value you provide your employer, you set yourself up… Read more »

New Career Skills You Never Thought You’d Need

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As you move along in your accounting & finance career, you pick up new skills. Adding technical skills and cultivating soft skills are two key parts of career advancement. However, one aspect of moving up the ladder that often is overlooked involves introspection. Close evaluation of your mental and emotional processes provides insight into how… Read more »

Lessons on Personal Life and Careers We Learned from 2020

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Saying that 2020 was a time of rapid change would be an understatement. The coronavirus pandemic upended our lives. We began sheltering in place. Millions started working from home. When schools and daycares closed, parents began teaching and entertaining their kids throughout the day. However, as we struggled to shift from an on-the-go lifestyle to… Read more »

Career Lattice Series: What Jobs Are Available in an Accounting Career?

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Earning an accounting degree opens up a variety of career paths. Accounting professionals can work in all industries and choose any field that interests them. Although specific duties vary, here are some ideas of what to expect in a few paths for an accounting career.      5 Jobs In the Accounting Career Lattice (Not Ladder)… 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 »

How Is AI Affecting the Accounting Industry?

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Many accountants are concerned about how artificial intelligence (AI) will impact their role within a company. Although computers are increasingly being taught to act like humans, and changes are being seen in the accounting industry, there are many benefits to advancements in technology. Here are some ways AI is affecting the accounting industry and what… Read more »