Empathy – the Skills Accountants Must Have in Today’s Business World

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Accounting has long been considered a back-office role. The perception was always that accountants were better with numbers than with people, so the less interaction, the better. But this has never really been the case, and it’s certainly not the case in the 21st century. What are the important skills that today’s accountants need to bring…

4 Ways to Advance Your Accounting Education

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Do you want to enhance your accounting experience through education? Before you start, it’s worth the exercise to look at all the potential options that can help you gain new experience and insight. There are solutions for continuing education at all price points, so don’t think there are only a few choices for your career….

Skills and Characteristics of a Great Senior Accountant

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There are so many things to consider when you’re hiring your next senior accountant. You want someone who fits in with your office, but also possesses the right skills to do the job. Their skills and personality will come together to form the complete package. And once you start interviewing multiple candidates, it can become…

Why Aren’t More People Using Mentors?

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Career advice articles from every angle describe how important it is to cultivate a relationship with a mentor. But, studies are showing that very few professionals are making use of this kind of relationship. In fact, according to a recent survey, only 26 percent of professionals claim to have a mentor. Why is this the…