How Can You Land the Top Accounting Talent in College Right Now?

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If you are looking to hire accounting professionals who will excel in their field, one great place to turn is to colleges and universities. Established, skilled accountants have their choice of where to work, and it can be expensive and difficult to recruit them. But, if you want to bring in and nurture top talent,… Read more »

One Skill Leads to Getting Promoted

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If you are hoping to land a promotion, you’ll need to show your employer you’re a great asset to the organization who is worthy of advancement. Fortunately, there is one surefire way to demonstrate that you are ready to move up into a better job: you need to overperform. Overperforming at your current position shows… Read more »

Public vs. Private Accounting: What Is Right for Your Career?

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If you are working in the accounting field, you’ll have a big choice to make when it comes to the direction your career will take. You’ll need to decide about whether you want to be a private accountant directly employed by a business, or whether you would prefer to be a public accountant who works… Read more »

5 Tips to Create a LinkedIn Profile that Financial Recruiters Will Love

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When you’re trying to land a job in finance, you need impressive credentials to capture the attention of recruiters. You also need to work on building your professional network and your credibility within the field of finance so you can maximize your chances of getting hired. There’s one great way to both boost your profile… Read more »

Does Your Hiring Strategy Meet Your Company’s Goals?

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Your company should have a business plan and you should hire staff members, including accounting professionals, who can turn plans into reality. Unfortunately, many companies do not ensure their hiring strategy is in keeping with fulfilling their plan. If you don’t utilize the right hiring strategy, you could end up with a staff that doesn’t… Read more »

Want to Become a New Manager? Overcome These Fears Right Now

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Are you interested in a career in managing a staff who you help accomplish great things? There are certain skills managers must have that you will need to cultivate if you want to move into a leadership position. Managers also must have confidence in their abilities in order to inspire others to follow them. If… Read more »

Don’t Think You Can Learn Leadership as an Entry-Level Accountant? Think Again!

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If you’re working as an entry-level accountant, you may be eager to move up in the world. To advance in your profession, you need to learn leadership skills. This can seem difficult, as you may believe there are limited opportunities to learn how to lead when you’re at the bottom of the totem poll. The… Read more »

Fear Networking as an Accounting Professional? Here’s How to Embrace It

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Accountants need to build strong professional networks, just as all other employees do when seeking career advancement. Because the skills that make someone a great networker are not necessarily the skills that make someone a top-notch accountant, it is sometimes frightening and difficult for accounting professionals to network effectively. If you want to make networking… Read more »

Why Your Business Strategy Must Align with Your Hiring Strategy

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If your company wants to grow, it is imperative you bring in the right talent to help you achieve that goal. When your company expands, the pool of talent you need is going to change. You need staff members who can innovate, are primed to succeed in a fast-paced environment and are confident in coping… Read more »

What Value Can You Provide That Automated Reports Can’t Give?

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Automation is not just an issue in low-wage, low-skilled fields. Many accounting tasks are becoming automated. Data can be analyzed and reports can be generated by computers, and software programs have been developed to help companies handle everything from taxes to payroll. To make sure your skills are in demand, even as more accounting functions… Read more »