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.
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.
You have a top-notch degree. You’re smart. You know where you want your career to go. But do you have the right mindset to succeed professionally in your organization? Many of us are competent, but we lack the true confidence to excel.
Office Politics isn’t necessarily bad. In fact, it can be good. It is also one of these things that when it’s bad it’s called Office Politics and when it’s good we might call it “good leadership” or “well functioning group."
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 [...]