Who do you go to for advice when you’re contemplating a job change? If you said your spouse or significant other, you’re in good company. In a recent Accountemps survey of senior executives working at U.S. companies, more than four in 10 (43 percent) said they talk to their spouse or significant other first when evaluating an employment offer.
You’ve worked hard to get to where you are in your career, but smart finance professionals know not to rest on their laurels. To keep up and move up, you need to know where you should make improvements. There’s no better way to begin than to perform a skills audit.
Your gift for working with numbers and knack for financial forecasting may lead you to consider a career in accounting, but how can you be sure it’s the right path for you? Consider these five questions to determine whether you’re destined for a professional life as an accounting professional:
As an accounting professional, you probably already know quite a bit about Excel. But there are scores of little-known tips and tricks that can help you take even better advantage of Microsoft’s spreadsheet software. Here are four you can start using right away.
Most mornings when I was a kid, I would sleepily stumble downstairs to find my dad doing sit-ups on the floor in the living room. By that time, he’d already been up for at least an hour, fitting his almost-daily 5-mile run in before 6:30 a.m. so he could start his hour-long commute to his office in downtown Los Angeles by 7 a.m.