The Best Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Scoring a job interview after applying for a weeks is a wonderful feeling. It?s the next stepping stone to securing that position you wanted — and advancing your career. It can also leave you feeling anxious and overwhelmed. The more you want  to get hired, the more pressure you put on yourself. Here’s the good news: you can do great. It … Read More

8 Accounting Careers Nobody Told You About

UPDATE:? Listen to real accountants give you a behind-the-scenes look at their unique accounting careers on The Abacus Show. Passing the CPA exam makes the most sense for auditors, accountants, and finance managers. It?s required for advancement in most financial careers, and is highly sought after by the Big 4 accounting firms when they look for potential hires. But, career … Read More

Career Options for New CPAs

Think that once you?ve earned your CPA certification, finding a career will be simple? Maybe if you’re lucky, but the truth is that accounting can be a competitive career field, and it can take a long time to get he right job offer. Getting your CPA is an important first move, but it is by no means the only step … Read More

What to Expect at Your First Accounting Job

Research shows that happiness is largely dependent on whether or not our expectations are met. If I promise you $500, but only gave you $50 you’ll be furious.?But if I promised you $10 and then gave you $50 you’re thrilled. With this in mind I?ll begin by telling you exactly what to expect for the first 3-5 years of your … Read More

Career Advice from Watching My Dad

Happy Father?s Day! I was incredibly lucky to grow up with my Dad as a role model. I’ve learned more from him than any other person and I wouldn’t be half as successful as I am without his help and guidance. Today I’m going to share with you some of the most important lessons I’ve learned from my Dad over … Read More

Accounting Career Tips: Be Nice to Recruiters

Accounting Recruiters

Recruiter Cold Calls – You seem to get them constantly when you’re not looking for a job, but never right after you’ve been laid off. In my younger years I was a bit of a jerk to the accounting/finance recruiters. I’d rudely hang up, or tell them to leave me alone. But now I’ve gone through a few job searches.?I’m … Read More

How to Find Accounting Jobs on

Accounting Jobs on Indeed

Finding the best accounting/finance jobs can be?tough. Have you tried using 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

27+ Accounting Career Resources for Busy CPAs

Accounting Career Helpful Links

Hey fellow accountants — Do you want to be the best, no matter where your career path takes you, but don’t know where to start? I?ve done the hard work for you, and collected the top blogs, podcasts, books, and videos to help you at any stage of your career?- Whether you’re a seasoned CPA, or fresh out of school. … Read More

How to Write an Interview Thank You Email

You just spent half a day interviewing for a great job. You knew all the right answers, and asked great questions. Odds are you?re one of the top contenders for the job. Want to know an easy way to make yourself look even better??Send the interviewer a personalized thank you note. It?s no secret, but it makes you look great … Read More

How to Find Government Accounting Jobs

Looking to expand your career opportunities and serve your country in a unique way? Consider applying for jobs with the federal government. Working in government isn?t limited to political or military careers. The federal government provides many positions in a variety of fields — you can find listings for nearly any administrative, professional, or technical job from administrative assistant to … Read More