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Ways for Accounting Majors to Set Themselves Up for Success Post-Graduation

Ways for Accounting Majors to Set Themselves Up for Success Post-Graduation

Although education trends have fluctuated throughout the years, Business has remained the most common major to date for college students. Statistics show that a large percentage of bachelor’s degrees obtained over the past 5 years were in this field – A major which includes areas such as management, marketing or accounting. While all aspects of business play a role in an organization, accounting and finance expertise is crucial for a business to run successfully, so, with many students focusing on degrees in this area, it is important for them to make themselves notable to future employers. Here are some extracurricular activities for future graduates to consider in order to set themselves apart from the other candidates:
Wednesday, January 10, 2018/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (286)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.8
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The Trend to Consider Hiring Potential Over Experience

The Trend to Consider Hiring Potential Over Experience

While the historical theme over the past few decades has been to hire the candidate with significantly more experience, statics are now showing that companies are taking far more interest in potential talent. We are entering into an era where evaluation of the prospective upside of a candidate rather than their current competency or experience is being heavily weighted in to the equation. Yes, the hiring process and onboarding for these candidates is lengthier, but the benefits that both the company and new hire can reap in the long run are in many cases proving to be worth the wait. Potential is often defined in the qualities a person possess that, when developed, will reveal their underlying strengths and abilities, so, here are 3 reasons for employers to consider hiring the high potential candidate over the more experienced candidate:
Tuesday, December 19, 2017/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (550)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Keys to Success in the First Three Months of a New Job

Keys to Success in the First Three Months of a New Job

After spending months interviewing, you finally get that anxiously awaited call – You got the job! Starting any new role can be stressful and exciting all in one, with the first 90 days always full of challenges – New faces, new processes, and, most relevantly, new responsibilities. These three months are commonly seen as the most crucial, as they are spent trying to impress your boss while proving your competency to hold this position. Luckily, there are several strategies to help make these 90 days as successful as possible.
Monday, November 20, 2017/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (1097)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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3 Non-Traditional Accounting Careers

3 Non-Traditional Accounting Careers

In search for a non-traditional accounting career, outside of the conventional corporate direction? The term “accountant” is commonly assumed to be someone crunching numbers in a cubicle for a Big 4 CPA firm – In reality; experienced accounting professionals are in high demand within various industries. Thanks to the numerous opportunities available in today’s generation, it is hardly expected to go the “normal” route anymore, so, here are three alternative paths to consider if you are looking to shake things up in your financial career:
Tuesday, October 31, 2017/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (1288)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.5
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Natural Disasters and Their Impact on the Job Market

Natural Disasters and Their Impact on the Job Market

Hurricanes, earthquakes, blizzards, and tornadoes, to name a few, are some of the most devastating natural occurrences. They are unpredictable, impossible to prevent, and cause an enormous amount of destruction and loss. These events are extremely distressing, especially when thinking about massive amounts of physical and emotional damage from disasters such as Hurricane Katrina, or the more recent, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. These disasters also cause issues in the economy and the job market. 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (1747)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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