I have been blessed by being able to make changes when needed and being a female in the accounting professional has worked well for our family. Each individual’s path is different. Now, grab that new pen and fresh pad of paper, and chart your own path!
Telecommuting and remote work arrangements are fast-becoming the norm at many companies. Internet connectivity and mobility have left managers with few reasons to flat-out say “no” to staff requests for a telecommuting option.
The definition of retirement has changed dramatically over the last few decades. Lifestyle choices and preferences, along with increased life expectancy, have changed the expectations of each generation in each stage of life.
Members of LEAP reached out to their own mentors to ask "What would you tell your 20 year old self about your career ahead?" or "What advice would you have for young professionals entering the accounting and finance industry today?"
The most important thing to remember, is ask! Instead of begrudging walking into work every day believing you deserve more, use your voice and ask. Easier said than done? Maybe. AFWA LEAP has some tips for approaching the conversation.
As members of Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance we're always looking for successful women with their own stories and inspiring bites of career motivation to give us break from our day-to-day and liven up our social feeds.
By encouraging your employees to not only join AFWA, but to get involved through volunteer opportunities, you’ll see a clear improvement in her abilities to communicate, multi-task, adapt, envision, and more.
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.