Should You Ever Accept a Counteroffer?

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Should You Accept a Counteroffer? What is a counteroffer? When should you expect a counteroffer in your job search? All in this episode of Abacus. Let’s Go!

5 Simple Ways To Speed Up Your Job Search

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Learn the 5 simple things you can do today to speed up your job search, and get better results. Then, I’ll share a new way to think about goals, and why they’re so important for your career. All in this episode of Abacus. Let’s Go!

How to Prepare for Your Next Accounting Interview

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Be ready for your next Accounting Interview. Learn how to answer common accounting interview questions, the most common bad advice to avoid, and hear some interview horror stories. Plus, how to get free resume help. All in this episode of Abacus. Let’s Go!

LinkedIn for Accountants: Yes, Get on LinkedIn

LinkedIn for Accountants

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional networking platform. And it’s a powerful job search tool for accountants who learn how to use it. But you don’t have to spend hours tweaking your profile to become a LinkedIn pro. Just take 10 minutes: Sign up for an account Add a professional photo And enter the basics about your current job Then come back … Read More

How to Find Accounting Jobs on Indeed.com

Accounting Jobs on Indeed

Finding the best accounting/finance jobs can be tough. Have you tried using Indeed.com to help find the best roles? Not only is Indeed easy to search, but according to SilkRoad, Indeed produces 50% of external hires. Twice as many as CareerBulder, LinkedIn, and Monster combined. Indeed is so useful because of its large job database. This makes it both a wonderful … Read More

Accounting Resume Tips: Should I Write “CPA” in My Header?

Accounting Resume Header

Catching an accounting recruiter’s attention is easier than you think. If you’re a certified public accountant, just put the letters “CPA” after your name at the top of your resume. Start getting more interviews by making it easy for them to know you’re a qualified candidate, without having to read your entire resume. Plus, get the added benefit of making … Read More

Accounting Resume Tips: Stop Chasing Resume “Trends”

Accounting Resume Trends

The #1 hot new trend in resumes this year is… The same as last year. And the 50 years before that…
Despite what a journalist with no recruiting, hiring, or resume writing experience might say, there is no amazing new resume format that will get you the job you want.
The truth is online news sites need new articles every day. And they know a new article about resumes is always sure to attract readers.
But the only way to write another article about resumes is to pretend there’s some great new way of doing things. So they hype, and they exaggerate, and they keep writing.

How to Find the Best Accounting Recruiters w/ Jarred VandeMark

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Recruiting manager Jarred VandeMark shares the inside scoop on how to find the best recruiters in your area in this Abacus exclusive interview. Plus, how’s the Accounting Job Market look leading into 2016? All in this episode of Abacus. Let’s Go!

The ‘Best Resume Font’ Myth

I know, I know — Bold words from someone who just wrote over a thousand words on choosing the right font. But hear me out. Sure the font you choose for your resume is a little important. You want a font that exudes professionalism and trust. Here’s the problem – You’re spending too much time trying to find the ‘perfect’ … Read More