4 Red Flags That You Might Not Actually Want The Job You Applied For

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When you’re out of work, any opportunity can seem enticing. You’re constantly throwing out resumes and taking every interview you can. Any sign of interest is welcome. But not all opportunities are created equal. Some positions are life-changing roads to a better career. Others are just a path of frustration and wasted time. The earlier… Read more »

Do’s and Don’ts Of Your Finance Job Search

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By now, you’ve probably read about 1,000 articles meant to maximize your job search prospects. You might think there are no more hacks to keep in mind. But there are points aimed at finance positions that require more emphasis. The world of finance comes with its own unique combination of rules. It’s more formal than… Read more »

How Your Social Media Presence Could Be Affecting Your Job Search

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We live more in public now than at any other time in history. Sometimes, this is almost literally true. As Facebook gives way to Twitter, which has given way to live streaming, full chunks of our lives exist as a semi-permanent cyber-monument. Meanwhile, employers want to know everything they can about you before they hire… Read more »

5 Accounting / Finance Skills That Need to Be Listed on Your LinkedIn

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More and more, LinkedIn profiles (and profiles on other specialized social media outlets) are becoming the public faces of our careers. When we’re looking for a job, they obviously serve as the best place to introduce ourselves to prospective employers. But even when we have a steady position, they become the first stop for co-workers,… Read more »

You Love Your Job, But Your Contract is Coming to an End… What Do You Do?

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They say all good things come to an end. But do they have to? You have been contracted for a short-term project. You knew the position came had an end date, but over time you’ve developed a strong feeling for the company. The work is rewarding, the people are great, the culture is a perfect… Read more »

Make Sure You Answer These Four Questions Before Negotiating Your Salary

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Getting ready for a salary negotiation can be nerve-wracking. Unless you’ve got the Wolf of Wall Streetgene, which will allow you to walk instantly into any situation ready to sell, the whole concept of negotiation might strike you as completely foreign. Our whole lives, we’re taught to stay humble, don’t talk about money and avoid… Read more »

These Accounting and Finance Certifications Can Help Boost Your Career

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The sheer number of certifications available to accounting and finance professionals can be dizzying. After a while, it may seem like alphabet soup, just with too many c’s. However, choosing the wrong path can have consequences. Obtaining each certification requires a massive investment of time and effort. Picking the wrong one won’t necessarily hurt you,… Read more »

5 Long-Term Benefits to Partnering With a Staffing Firm

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It’s no secret you need specialists for some parts of your business. When you need to get your taxes done, you hire an accountant. When you need to get a contract written, you hire a lawyer. Yet, you’re still doing all your company’s hiring yourself. That’s a shame. There are several benefits to partnering with… Read more »