Prepared by the AFWA Young Professional LEAP Advisory Council Does networking really matter? What are the benefits anyway? Any why take time out of my busy day to network when I'm trying to establish my career here within my company? Members of AFWA's Young Professional LEAP Advisory Counsel believe networking does matter and they've put [...]
If I could give one thing, one mission my all, it would be to completely shake up how working moms are viewed, supported, and treated in the workplace.
Get to know AFWA LEAP Member, and Audit Senior, Alanna Abreu - how she knew accounting was a fit for her, her tips for managing others, and more.
It's easy to sit back in these meetings, listen and take notes, but if you really want to stand out to your employer, you'll need to contribute.
I began asking to speak one-on-one with people who I respected in my field. Ultimately, those relationships have fueled me to reach for bigger goals than I may have otherwise.
When you work hard, and if you have the passion, motivation and drive, you may find your self excelling beyond your peers, and having to manage Millennials and being one.
As you start your career, you will hear everywhere and from almost everyone that you should have a mentor. The LEAP Council shares how having a mentor can be a benefit to your career.
There were many times while studying that I was frustrated and burnt out. I could have easily given up. In the end I am so glad I didn’t. Obtaining my CPA license has been one of my best achievements!
Q: I normally look for job openings through the typical channels. However, I recently heard some interesting advice encouraging a job-seeker to essentially cold-call firms in their area by sending out resumes and cover letters regardless of whether the firm was actively advertising an open position. The thought behind it is if a position comes [...]
A new title can flip the switch on only relationships. 5 tips to manage the transition from friend to boss.