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.
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.
The finance and accounting labor market will continue to evolve in 2018: unemployment is decreasing, demand for talent is going up, availability of candidates is going down, and salaries are rising.