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Accounting & Finance Adapts to the ‘New Era of Work’

We recently took a dive into the prospective job market for accounting in 2020 and discovered the top accounting jobs are those in which technology integration plays a feature role – particularly in the form of AI, automation, or machine learning. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that the post-pandemic trends in this new era of work are highly centered around technological adaptations: hybrid working arrangements and digital upskilling of employees to meet the new work model.

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How To Get Promoted in 4 Simple Steps

You’ve probably worked with this person before. The one who rises through the ranks of the company with ease. While their ascent may appear effortless, they’ve most likely mastered the art of getting a promotion. If your annual review is approaching, don’t wait until the scheduled date to make your case. Act now to make sure when the time comes, there’s no doubt in your manager’s mind that you are ready for the next level.

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Five Alternative Careers for Accountants

Alternative Careers for Accounting Majors An accountant’s career path is usually clear-cut. Start out with experience as a financial analyst or auditor. Take the CFA or CPA exams. Refine your management skills to rise through your organization’s leadership ranks — maybe even become a chief financial officer. What happens, however, when your passions change — when you want something new?

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Artificial Intelligence in Accounting: What Does the Future Look Like?

Artificial intelligence in accounting tends to conjure up images of sci-fi movies and cyborgs taking the place of humans. In fact, the idea of artificial intelligence has been around for a long time, and it’s much a more collaborative technology than you may realize. The first artificial intelligence projects were initiated by academics in the 1950s who were trying to understand whether computers could think like humans and simulate our behavior.

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Are you qualified for a career in finance?

If you’re considering a career in finance, you’re probably wondering what it takes to qualify for an entry-level job in the sector. Careers in finance are plentiful and varied, so you’ll find finance jobs in just about every industry and organization. Below is a sample of entry-level jobs as well as a look at the education and skills needed to get your foot in the door. Financial data analyst Financial data analysts study information, identify relevant insights, and compile them into financial reports.

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How to Ask for Help at Work

Few people like to ask for help. Even fewer people like to ask for help at work. They worry they’ll be perceived as incompetent, annoying or lazy by their coworkers or believe asking for help means they aren’t up to snuff. But whether you’ve just received a promotion, landed your first job out of college or are making a career change, the modern workforce requires collaboration and cooperation – traits you won’t find working on your own.

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5 Ways to Elevate Your Interview Impact

You’ve printed extra copies of your resume, selected your best interview outfit, researched the company and are prepared ask questions of the interviewer. But if you want to ace an interview for a highly sought-after accounting and finance job, you’ve got to be ready for more than just the basics. Here are five ways to elevate your interview impact. Understand what’s happening in the industry at large What’s on the minds of accounting and finance pros right now?

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