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    Read this article about potential interview questions to ask the hiring manager during your interview. This originally appeared in Quora.com but also was published as an article in Inc.com. For help landing your next career move, get in touch with the trained staff at Trimble and Associates today! 

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    This is a good article from Forbes.com to help answer those interview questions about employment gaps in your resume. For help landing your next career move, get in touch with the trained staff at Trimble and Associates today! 

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Although you work with numbers every day in your finance career, chances are you’re not using them on your resume. Numbers help quantify your accomplishments, giving a context that helps the interviewer understand the degree of difficulty involved in your tasks. Learn three ways you can use numbers to enhance your accomplishments on your resume…. Read more »

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Year-end accounting for your company may mean a time of heavy workload and stress. New clients, preparing for tax season and covering employee vacations can leave your workplace in a bind. Learn how to better prepare for Q4 by following these three tips. Hire Temporary Workers You may want to hire temporary workers to fill… Read more »

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Writing your accounting resume can be a challenging undertaking. Knowing what to include, how to format it, and what to exclude can all add up to a complicated task. Follow these guidelines to ensure you stand out among other accounting candidates and land the position you want. Identify Your Goal A well-stated objective is your… Read more »

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Phone interviews are one of the first steps in the process of finding the best candidates to fill your open positions. But how do you use your brief time on the phone to really gauge a candidate’s fit? Learn three questions to help your phone interviews be more effective for finding qualified workers. Ask Candidates… Read more »

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With increasing pressure to fill open positions, you may be tempted to hire just anyone for your company. Learn how and why to be choosy when hiring new employees so you save time and money down the road. Pass If Lacking Job Skills Hiring the wrong worker costs way more time and money down the… Read more »

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Because the job market continues evolving, you’re no longer expected to stay in the same role with one employer for your entire career. Learn how you can take advantage of the fluid job market by making necessary changes in your accounting career. Relocate If you decide to relocate, start by studying the job market and… Read more »

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Hiring candidates to fill your company’s needs takes a large investment of time and money. Avoid making common recruiting mistakes by looking for these three red flags during your next interview. Candidate Plans on Leaving Check a candidate’s resume for suspicious work history, such as an inconsistent career path or gaps in employment. Past behavior… Read more »

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Earning your Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license takes a lot of time, money, and effort. However, it will also will boost your professional life in multiple ways. Here are four of the ways becoming a CPA will benefit your career and personal life. Career Advancement Having your CPA earns you respect and helps you stand… Read more »