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Last week, we talked about graduation season being in full swing and gave tips for new grads to use in their job search. One suggestion was looking for internships as a great way to help jumpstart their careers. Interestingly, these young professionals aren’t the only ones benefitting from internships…

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Categories: | Tags: professional development , internships , hiring trends , business , generation z

Whether you’re analyzing a lengthy report for management, finalizing the year-end statements or just shooting off a quick email to your team, having effective communication in writing is essential to succeeding in any accounting or finance career…

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Categories: Communication | Tags: business writing , organize , communication skills , professional skills , accounting , finance , written-communication skills

In the world of internal auditing, there’s always discussion on how to enhance audit effectiveness. Some managers believe audit improvements are made when a company invests more time, while others swear by a thorough phase of planning. However, I recently read an article by AccoutingWeb that finds the real power in choosing the right team and maintaining their motivation…

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Categories: Management | Tags: Internal Audit , accounting , finance , employee engagement , management development , business matter , company culture

While technological advances continue to evolve in the business world and beyond, many accounting and finance professionals specifically are fearing what the future holds for their careers. In fact, according to an article from Accounting Web, 40 percent of accounting and finance professionals’ job responsibilities may be replaced by artificial intelligence…

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Categories: Job Market | Tags: Accounting tips , professional development , artificial intelligence , business matters , corporate accounting

No matter how much you love or hate your job, often times there can be the potential for burnout. The term “Burnout” is a psychological stress characterized by exhaustion, lack of enthusiasm and motivation. Burnout most often occurs when you feel like you are putting more into your position…

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Categories: Management | Tags: Professional development , communication , productivity , efficiency , business matters , workplace matters , time management , motivation

By now, most professionals have heard that millennials will make up almost half of the workforce by the year 2020 and close to 75 percent by 2030. That means that much of the hiring of young professionals born between 1990 and 2010 has already begun and will continue to take place for quite some time…

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Categories: Hiring, Interviewing, Job Market | Tags: Millennials , team building , Leadership , employee engagement , Soft Skills , Using a Recruiter , Interview tips , teamwork , business trends , career management , Hiring Strategies , professional development

With the many technological advancements taking place in today’s corporate world, there’s no question that business processes are continuing to change. Systems are getting automated, data is getting predictive and professionals’ roles are evolving – even the c-suite. While the world may seem to be moving towards more and more artificial intelligence…

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Categories: Job Market, Management | Tags: Technology advancements , accounting , finance , information technology , business trends , automation , artificial intelligence , c-suite , leadership development

It’s common for professionals of all levels to believe that multitasking is a valuable and sought after skillset in order to be productive. However, in reality, multitasking is not all that desirable and can actually hinder productivity. For example, accounting and finance professionals who constantly switch back and forth from payroll projects to collections efforts to month-end close tasks sometimes never actually end up finishing any of them…

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Categories: Job Market | Tags: Professional development , teamwork , communication , productivity , efficiency , business matters , workplace matters

As the summertime comes to a close, the summer interns also head out for the year. These temporary colleagues are most likely to return to college or seek new opportunities upon internship completion. For these future job seekers, internships are imperative…

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Categories: Job Market, Management | Tags: Internship , professional development , leadership development , business matters , operations

There is no doubt that the summertime takes a toll on the rhythm of an office. There may be interns roaming around the office while many full-time employees are out on vacations, but that doesn’t mean business is out…

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Categories: Management | Tags: professional development , management skills , leadership skills , meeting etiquette , business

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