About this time of year, people are psyched up for a new beginning and changing jobs ranks high on their list. Before you set out to start a job search here are the top three questions that candidates have concerning their resumes. Should my resume be one page or two pages? It depends, both are
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Habits can often be a double-edge sword: Some are great to keep and others can be your own worst enemy, preventing you from achieving your career dreams. The job search habits to keep in 2017 should be ones that are the most productive. Job searching is built upon layers of techniques combined with your personal
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A scientist’s holiday poem
The end of the year is always a good time for reflection and you can learn from looking back and carrying the lessons forward to a new year. One of the most memorable job search stories happened to a job candidate who had been working for the same employer for years and lost her job
I received a question from a reader who has a relative in the midst of a job search and was wanting ideas on gifts that might be helpful to them. I thought she asked a good question and wanted to share the suggestions with you. Going through a job search this time of year can
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Not only does Southern China want to be an export powerhouse—it also wants to be a stronghold for science. And with initiatives in space science, high energy physics, and genomics, it is geared up to do so.
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Dear Career Rescue: I feel as though my job has taken forever, especially with the response I get when applying for jobs. I have great conversations over the phone with recruiters and employers but they never get back to me. What could I being doing wrong? CR: It sounds like you are experiencing the roller-coaster
With the holiday season going into full swing, it can be challenging to focus on work while balancing the extra demands on your time as you try to juggle the parties, school events, traveling and family gathering all within a short period of time. The holidays are meant for joy and not the frustration that
Accountants help manage businesses’ finances, protect the company from auditors, and assure everyone gets a paycheck. Working in the field of accounting and finance comes with lots of perks. One of which being the variety industries that require accounting jobs. The post What’s So Great About Being an Accountant? appeared first on Employment Blawg.
The main difference between an accountant and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the qualifications of a CPA that works in the accounting departments of businesses. Becoming a CPA requires advanced education, formal certification and a firm commitment to learning The post How to Become an Accountant or CPA appeared first on Employment Blawg.