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Find a Great Mentor with These 7 Tips

There are many essential ingredients to a successful career, but one that people often overlook is having a mentor. These individuals can provide guidance that can help you in your current role and steer you towards a rewarding professional path. In addition, a mentor will often extend introductions to those in their professional networks, which can be beneficial if you find yourself in the job market.

5 Steps: Use Our Accounting Salary Calculator

Consultants are constantly on the move from one project to another. From time to time, your career landscape shifts. Whether your current project changes to a full-time position or you are presented with a new role through your deep business network, our Salary Calculator for accounting and finance positions, available in our Salary Center, provides local salary data for a wide spectrum of accounting positions. See this post for tips on using this valuable tool.

The Virtual Handshake - 3 Executive Networking Tips

Members of the C-suite are skipping the in-person meet-and-greet in favor of executive networking online, suggests a Robert Half Management Resources survey.* Forty-five percent of CFOs said they now prefer to cultivate business relationships via social networking sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Still, one-quarter of executives interviewed favor in-person executive networking at events, meetings and conferences.

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