Honest Strategies to Secure Your Dream Job Without Embellishing

Embellishing information during your job search is unethical. The details you present are perceived to be an honest representation of you. Because employers talk with each other and contact candidate references, they can find out that you embellished information in your cover letters, resumes, or interviews. As a result, you can lose out on job […]

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 […]

Should I Accept That Counter-Offer to Stay at a Company? (No No No!)

As a top-performing accountant, your decision to tender your resignation and work for another employer most likely will be met with adversity. Your loyalty to the company may be called into question. You may receive emotional appeals not to break up the team. Worse, you may be given a counter-offer to encourage you to reconsider […]

New CPA Series: Congrats, You’re Now a CPA. Now What?

As a newly designated Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), you face a variety of options for starting your career. You can use your skills to navigate a complex and evolving environment for industry, public accounting, government, education, non-profit and more. To begin your path with a lifelong, rewarding career with unlimited potential, you must decide what […]

How Does Volunteering Build Your Personal and Professional Character?

Volunteering provides opportunities to build your personal and professional character. It helps you learn to work with people from different backgrounds and abilities while developing valuable knowledge to grow your career. Because you become more educated about the world while improving it, volunteering provides a win-win opportunity for everyone. Why Volunteer? 1. Develop Wisdom Volunteering […]