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  • Rock out the resume

    Looking good before they even see you

    Okay, convince someone you’re a valuable person to have on their team. In 20 seconds or less. And you can’t talk, or gesture, or even smile. It’s just you on... Read >

  • What you need to know on your first job interview

    Tips from five young CPAs

    A good job offer can set your career in motion and can help determine your future direction. Young CPAs offer anecdotes about what they wished they had known going into their early interviewing experience, and what they learned in the process. Read >

  • Don’t screw up the interview

    There’s a lot more to it than a firm handshake

    Basically the professional equivalent of a date, an interview is kind of a personal thing – it’s all about the two of you getting to know each other and determining... Read >

  • A tasty interview wardrobe on a Ramen noodle budget

    Find out how to get dressed up and still have money for Friday night

    It’s time for the big interview. Killer resume? Check. Glowing references? Check. Impeccable oral hygiene? Fresh, minty check. All you need now are some nice clothes... Read >

  • Mind your (digital) manners

    Keep your tweets professional and your emojis at home

    From saying “please” and “thank you” to not talking with your mouth full, some etiquette rules won’t ever change. These are easy ones to follow. Unfortunately, guidelines for the workplace are not as clear – and seemingly always evolving. Read >

  • Resume writing 101

    What you need to know to make your first resume remarkable

    Experience. Along with education and the exam, it’s one of the E’s of CPA licensure requirements, and you can’t get it without an internship or entry-level job. But to land a good job, you need a solid resume. Here's five tips to help you do just that. Read >

  • The good, the bad and the ugly

    Telling right from wrong with your resume

    As with so many things in life, accounting resumes fall into a few simple categories. Most are okay. Some are terrific. And a few… whew! Let’s just say they’re lucky... Read >

  • Here goes something

    Getting ready for the big interview

    Nice work! You’ve scouted the position, submitted the resume, impressed the higher-ups and scheduled the interview. Sure, you’re going to think on your feet, but that doesn’t mean you can’t... Read >

  • Remember your dignity (please)

    Smart moves—and big mistakes—in social media

    When you're looking for a job, the internet is no longer your playground – it's practically an interview. Employers can and will check you out online as a weed-out-the-crazies screening... Read >

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