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The best way to achieve job security is to be invaluable to your manager. You want to be your manager’s go-to person for handling important tasks, which means you need to ensure that your manager has a lot of trust in you. How can you build this trust? Follow these five tips to help: Do… Read more »

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If you’re searching for work as a web developer, you need to make sure you are being proactive and comprehensive in your job search. You want to show off your skills to hiring managers and reach companies that are looking for people with your particular talents and abilities. Some of the key components to a… Read more »

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The busy season is coming up in the accounting industry and your office needs to be prepared. While you likely have a plan in place to handle the major influx of work that is coming your way, there may also be problems you have not prepared for. To ensure you are as ready as possible… Read more »

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When you are interviewing for an accounting job in the financial sector, it is important to show that you’ve kept up with developments in the industry. You’ll need to illustrate you know about the new financial products available and you understand the language used to talk about modern financial products. For example, one key term… Read more »

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Employers can spot a generic cover letter a mile away, and it is not likely to impress the hiring manager. You don’t want to send the same copy of a boring letter to every company you apply to if you actually want to land an interview. Instead, you should take the time to customize a… Read more »

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When you are interviewing for a marketing position, you may be asked to evaluate the company’s current marketing. This is a delicate question to answer because you want to show you would add value and make improvements – but you do not want to cause offense or come across as critical to their current ad… Read more »

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Business leaders and administrative professionals need to understand how to be effective at leading others, managing talent and inspiring staff to reach their full potential. Being an effective leader and manager can be a challenge, but there are techniques you can use to be more successful and drive the success of those around you. One… Read more »

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If you are looking for an accounting job and are going on financial job interviews, you may be asked how you have dealt with demanding clients in the past. Since it is inevitable you’ll encounter people who are difficult to work with at every job, it is imperative you have an answer for how you… Read more »

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It’s important to be willing and able to accept responsibility at work and you want to be held accountable for your actions. However, you also want to make sure you are not accepting responsibility — or blame — in inappropriate circumstances. Apologizing all the time can be bad for your business reputation and can make… Read more »

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If you’re looking for a job in a creative field, it is a major challenge to find a company that is the right fit with your talents and will appreciate the innovative, fresh perspective you bring to the table. Sending off your resume can seem futile as it is difficult to know from job ads… Read more »