Congratulations On Your Graduation

I am graduating from my Master of Accountancy program today. Like many other Spring 2023 graduates, today marks the end of another chapter in my life. Graduate school was not what I expected it would be. In fact, I found it much more academically challenging than anything I’d ever encountered before. It’s not enough toContinue reading “Congratulations On Your Graduation”

Steps To Ace Your Next Interview

Interviews are intimidating. Especially now when the labor market is less favorable and more competitive. Hiring in many sectors has slowed down with only the best of the best candidates being offered coveted positions. In order to stand out from the crowd, job hunters must be creative and spend more time preparing for their interviews.Continue reading “Steps To Ace Your Next Interview”

Qualities You Need To Thrive In Accounting

The number of accounting professionals in the U.S. is steadily declining. The number of students who enrolled in Bachelor’s and Master’s accounting programs decreased by 2% and 8.4% respectively. According to the American Institute of CAPs (AICPA), The number of CPA candidates who passed all four exams decreased by 17% between 2019 and 2020 withContinue reading “Qualities You Need To Thrive In Accounting”

Accounting Is Hard

Accounting was not the career I envisioned for myself when my first grade teacher asked me what I wanted to be “when I grow up”. In fact, I didn’t seriously consider accounting until I completed my first internship in Internal Audit. Since then, I’ve noticed accounting is hard. Very hard. So, before you decide accountingContinue reading “Accounting Is Hard”

6 Career Tips For 2023

Millions of people started a new job in 2022. In fact, payroll employment rose by 4.5 million last year. Based on the December 2022 statistics, analysts believe the payroll trend will continue into the first quarter of 2023. If you’re looking for new opportunities, here are 6 career tips for 2023. 1. Just Apply EvenContinue reading “6 Career Tips For 2023”

Money Mindset

Money and the lack of it have played a dominant role in my life since childhood. The lack of it was instrumental in shaping my childhood experiences. The presence of it has continued to shape my adult experience. The night and day contrast between the two experiences gave me first hand insight into how destructiveContinue reading “Money Mindset”

Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer

The U.S. labor market is in favor of job seekers right now. In this environment, many are taking the opportunity to advance their careers by switching employers. While many end up in more advantageous positions, some end up in worse situations than with their previous employers. Before you end up in the latter group ofContinue reading “Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job Offer”

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Saturday Thoughts: Don’t Succumb To Imposter Syndrome

My Experience Imposter syndrome refers to an internal experience of believing that you are not as competent as others perceive you to be (VeryWellMind). My first experience with this condition was at my first job out of school, which happened to be at one of the top insurance companies in the world. The company onboardingContinue reading “Saturday Thoughts: Don’t Succumb To Imposter Syndrome”

How To Cure Burnout

Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and often physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged or repeated stress. It is understood to be bad, but is an accepted part of work culture. We joke about it at the water cooler, complain about it to our spouses and wear it as a badge of honor asContinue reading “How To Cure Burnout”

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