Accounting and Finance Blog

Get insights into the latest hiring and employment trends, as well as career and management advice, for accounting and finance professionals.

Tips for an Effective Regulatory Compliance Training Program

It's hard to avoid a learning curve when it comes to finance-related regulatory compliance. Federal legislation rarely stays the same, meaning managers must make sure their finance and accounting teams (and all employees in some cases) are constantly on their toes to avoid penalties and added costs.

Resumania™: When Not to be Completely Honest on Your Resume

Honesty is indeed the best policy when it comes to your resume and cover letter. Never stretch the truth because even a tiny white lie could damage your credibility if the prospective employer finds out you fibbed. That being said, there is such a thing as being too honest.

Resumania™: Avoid Including Odd Affiliations

Lots of job seekers include an “Affiliations” section on their resume to highlight the professional organizations to which they belong. An accountant, for example, might note her membership in industry associations such as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Fun Team-Building Activities You Can Do in an Hour

We’re all kids at heart, right? Even your buttoned-up VP likes a lively game now and then, and nearly everyone enjoys a short diversion during routine days. Doing fun team-building activities together also raises spirits, builds camaraderie and yields greater productivity.