Top Excel Skills to Land a Finance and Accounting Job

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It takes a lot to get ahead in the finance and accounting world. Intelligence, creativity, leadership, networking skills, and luck. But sometimes mastering the basic skills can have the biggest impact. That’s why it’s important to get the most out of foundational tools like Excel. Any job you get in finance or accounting will require… Read more »

5 Things to Make Sure Are In Your Relocation Package

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You’ve found the perfect engineering job. One problem: it’s located in Bend, OR. You’ll have to move to take advantage of the opportunity. How do you know what’s reasonable to ask for in a relocation package? As the COVID restrictions lift, these questions will become more relevant. During the pandemic, the rise of the work-from-home… Read more »

Can I Use My LinkedIn As a Resume?

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LinkedIn represents a critical part of any career development process. However, has the social media behemoth become central enough to replace traditional job-hunting tools? Specifically, can you use LinkedIn as your resume? The platform certainly has a wide enough reach. It boasts more than 750 million members. Meanwhile, LinkedIn’s users offer more than 10 million… Read more »

What Are The Rules For Following Up Post-Interview?

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It may seem like a pointless formality. After an interview, you send a follow-up email, thanking the company representatives for taking the time. Does it actually matter? Yes, as it turns out, that small bit of courtesy can really pay off. One survey suggested that more than two thirds (68%) of hiring managers take the… Read more »

Since My Company is Still Remote, Can I Move?

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More than a year has passed since the beginning of the pandemic. Some things have started getting back to normal. But many workplaces remain in remote mode. If you’re operating from home anyway, why not move to your ideal spot? The idea has appeal. Now that you don’t have to worry about a commute, you… Read more »

5 Signs Your Workplace is Actually Toxic…

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Do you work in a toxic environment? No, we aren’t talking about the presence of radiation or chemicals. We mean emotionally toxic. These stressful workplaces make it difficult to excel and can even lead to physical and mental health problems. Of course ,there’s the old “is it you or is it me?” debate at play… Read more »

Feeling Burnt Out? Here’s How to Approach Your Boss

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To a certain extent, burn out happens because you refuse to have a conversation. As stress builds and pressures mount, you avoid talking to the one person who can truly help: your boss. That’s a mistake. Rather than risking your health and undermining your productivity, learn how to approach your boss when you’re feeling burnt… Read more »

3 LinkedIn Features That Can Help You Land an Accounting Job

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LinkedIn provides an excellent resource for landing an accounting job. However, to get the most out of the site, you need to go beyond the basic functions. You should take advantage of more advanced features in order to attract the attention of accounting recruiters. You can use LinkedIn as your career hub as you push… Read more »

Is The Only Way to Get a Better Work-Life Balance Through a New Job?

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Fully two-thirds of workers say they don’t have a proper balance between their home lives and their office responsibilities. If you find yourself in that category, it can strain your family life, create significant stress and even lead to health problems. You need to rebalance your priorities. But how do you get this done? Is… Read more »

6 Outside-of-the-Box Ways to Build Up Your Resume

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It’s no secret that employers seek out experience when they look to fill open positions. It leads to the age-old job-search quandary: how do you get experience if no one will hire you without experience in the first place? Well, there are ways to accomplish this trick. You just have to look outside the box… Read more »