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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 (315)/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 (574)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Four Reasons to Job Hunt During the Holidays

Four Reasons to Job Hunt During the Holidays

Hard to believe but the holiday season is already here. Most would agree that people searching for their next job typically put the search on pause during the holidays, which might end up costing them the job. The hustle and bustle of the season brings lots of activities and parties, but don’t forget to continue your job search during that time. Here are some reasons to keep in mind when you are considering putting your job search on pause when the holidays arrive.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (993)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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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 (1119)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.3
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How Volunteering Can Further Your Career

How Volunteering Can Further Your Career

Searching for ways to enhance your life, both individually and professionally? Beyond the obvious reasons, volunteering can assist in these areas in more ways than one. Yes, this extracurricular activity is commonly known for serving the community and pitching in where people need help the most, but it can also help boost your career, while leading you to your next professional journey. Here are a few ways volunteering has potential to develop and enrich your personal branding:
Tuesday, November 07, 2017/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (1215)/Comments (1)/ Article rating: 5.0
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