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Interview Preparation Tips

Interview Preparation Tips

Congratulations! You just received a call and have been invited to interview for your dream job. You’ve probably worked hard to get to this point in the job hunting process but, the work is not over yet. You need to invest some time to make the most of this opportunity.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (27129)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Internships are Important

Internships are Important

Lately, I have noticed the internships have been getting a bit of a bad rap. Students view them as “working for little or no money,” and only envision themselves fetching coffee and making copies. It’s important not to be so short sighted. The National Association of Colleges and Employers reports that: 60% of paid interns and 37% of unpaid interns are offered a job at the conclusion of their internships. In industries like finance and accounting, where competition for positions can be fierce, an internship is a great way to get a competitive edge. But, internships deliver much more. The following are five reasons why college students and graduates should consider completing an internship.

Monday, January 20, 2014/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (13061)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Phone Interview Tips

Phone Interview Tips

One of the most misunderstood aspects of the hiring process is the phone interview. In an effort to save time and resources, many employers use phone interviews to help screen out candidates that might not have the skills and personality fit for the position. However, many candidates underestimate the importance of a phone interview, thinking of it as just an administrative step in the interview process. But make no mistake, a phone interview is a “real” interview and if you do not complete it successfully, you’ll never move forward in the process.

Monday, December 30, 2013/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (15796)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Accountants in Demand in 2014

Accountants in Demand in 2014

As accounting professionals look to the New Year, they have a lot to celebrate. The unemployment rate for accountants stands at around 3.9 percent and Forbes recently listed accountants and auditors at No. 2 on its list of Top Jobs. Iinitiatives in business, government, and nonprofit organizations to cut costs and improve productivity have resulted in increased demand for accountants. And it seems things will only get better.

Monday, December 30, 2013/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (17968)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Finance Talent Gap

Finance Talent Gap

The financial services sector is continuing to build up its workforce, despite current market unpredictability. Around 50 percent of sector CEOs are looking to increase their headcount over the next 12 months, with about half of these anticipating staff increases of more than 5% over the coming year.

Monday, December 30, 2013/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (12992)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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