The Top Accounting Trends for 2018 You Need to Know

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Accounting trends are continually evolving. You need to stay current on changes in the industry to continue learning and staying competitive. Here are four of the top accounting trends for 2018 you need to know. Evolution of Technology   The cloud stores an unlimited amount of financial data that can be shared with staff and… Read more »

How to Make Quality Connections at a Networking Event

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When you attend a networking event, you want to ensure it benefits your career. You may meet an individual who leads you to your next opportunity. Follow these tips to make quality connections at a networking event. Set a Realistic Goal Before attending the event, decide as to what you want to achieve and how… Read more »

Important Questions You Should Be Asking at the End of an Interview

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Because a job interview is a two-way street, you need to ask the interviewer at least two questions during your discussion. Just as the interviewer wants to learn more about you, you need to learn more about the company. Here are 10 examples of important questions you should be asking at the end of an… Read more »

Five Reasons Why You Need a Presence on LinkedIn

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As a professional, you need to be active on LinkedIn. In today’s electronic age, industry professionals, hiring managers and recruiters want to connect with and learn all they can about you to see how they may benefit from having you in their network. Here are five reasons why you need a presence on LinkedIn. Be… Read more »

Five Reasons Why Your Resume Is Being Ignored

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Searching for a job can be frustrating. If you’re applying for positions with multiple companies and not hearing anything back, your resume may need work. Because it’s your first introduction to an employer, you need to ensure your resume clearly shows why you’re the most qualified candidate for the position. Here are five potential reasons… Read more »

Signs It’s Time to Change Careers

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Like most employees, you probably won’t have the same employer throughout your career. Even if you move to a new company multiple times based on your professional goals, you may reach a point where you feel the need to completely change direction. Here are six signs it’s time to change careers. Not Fitting With the… Read more »

How to Write a Stand-Out Accounting Resume

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When creating your accounting resume, you need to focus on the areas your potential employer cares about the most. Highlighting your skills and experience demonstrates the valuable contributions you may provide for your next employer. Follow these guidelines for writing a stand-out accounting resume. Contact Information Ensure your contact information stands out so hiring managers… Read more »

The 5 Top Skills Every Sales Rep Should Have

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As a sales rep, you need a variety of skills to be successful. If you don’t continue cultivating those skills, you won’t be as fulfilled with your career development. Here are five top skills you should possess to excel as a top sales rep: Product Knowledge Ensure you have complete knowledge of your product. This… Read more »

5 Habits That Scream Unprofessionalism

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When looking for a job, you want to appear as professional as possible. Exhibiting the image a hiring manager is looking for brings you closer to securing an interview. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to avoid displaying habits that scream unprofessionalism.   Not Proofreading Your Resume or Cover Letter Because hiring managers are looking… Read more »

6 Ways to Become a Better Employee

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Improving your work performance is one key to career growth. When you continually increase your efficiency and effectiveness, you become an even greater asset to the organization. As a result, you grow in leadership and continue moving up in the company. Here are some actions you can take to become a better employee.   Create… Read more »