How to Create Guiding Principles to Design a Life and Work You Love

Back in early 2010, I quickly became overwhelmed. I was figuring out how to earn money blogging while still having a day job. I saw a new opportunity to make money so I went for it. The worse thing happened next. It was a huge success.  I was not prepared for how I was going […]

How to create guiding principles for your life and work

How Social Media Impacts Your Job Search: 10 Amazing Facts

When we originally signed up for social networking sites – all those years ago, no one could have possibly imagined the impact or toll that they would have upon our individual lives. Whereas once they were used to communicate with friends and share photographs, sites such as Facebook and Twitter are having an ever increasing […]

8 Questions to Ask to Discover Your True Calling

Over the past decade, I have worked with hundreds of workplace professionals that cover a wide range of skill sets. I have coached fresh graduates and successful business executives. Regardless of income level, we all want 3 things. We want to have a central life purpose the gives us significance. We want to do work […]

What Type of Accountant Should I Be?

Whenever I have the opportunity to speak with fresh accounting graduates, a question that usually comes up is: “What type of accountant should I be?” The truth is it depends. There are many different directions that you can go with an accounting degree. One of the advantages of pursuing a career in accounting is that […]

The Proper Way to Handle a Two Weeks Notice

Congratulations! You’ve been offered a new job, and you accepted the offer. But before you begin your new position, you need to give proper notice to your current employer to let them know you’re leaving. The customary way to leave a current position is through a two weeks notice. How do you give a proper […]

The Pros and Cons of Accounting Certificate Programs

Accounting certificate programs are beneficial to those who are planning to pursue a career in the field of accounting. Accounting is a subject that touches every area of business and management. It not only helps you to get into entry-level positions in companies but also helps to update current knowledge in accounting principles. These certificate programs […]

How Blogging Can Build Your Career

In the career arena, the big buzz word is all about “personal branding.” When referring to online personal branding we are often talking about social media outlets like Linkedin, Twitter, and even Facebook to an extent. I do agree that building a personal brand on social media can do wonders for your career. That being […]

5 Things to Consider When Choosing an Executive Recruitment Company

Your business has an opening for a high-level executive which needs to be filled promptly. The role requires certain skills and experience which makes the process difficult. What do you do? Do you take on the role of recruiter yourself and spend hours searching for the right candidate? Or do you employ an executive recruitment […]

How to Write a Letter of Recommendation

Do you know how to write a letter of recommendation? Are you a college professor who’s been asked by one of your students to write a letter of recommendation? Or an Accounting Manager who’s been asked by one of your employees for the same thing? Whatever the current situation you’re in, today I want to share some […]

What is Forensic Accounting?

I am often asked what I believe to be some of the rising career fields in accounting. One of those careers that I have heard a lot of chatter about in the past year is forensic accounting. A forensic accountant has become known as part investigator, part attorney, part auditor, and part accountant. Forensic accountants […]