September 26, 2022

Ready For Something New? Find Out How to Land an Accounting Job You Won’t Hate

I’m no psychic or anything but I’m willing to bet a large majority of you reading this right now have your resume updated and ready to fling at an eager recruiter at a moment’s notice. Maybe you’re not actually looking for a new job, but as you watch your public accounting cohorts jump ship one after another, perhaps the thought crosses your mind from time to time. Maybe you’re just one client meeting away from losing it. Or maybe you’ve been thinking about finding a better job for a long time, but you’re just not sure where to start.

There’s no question that the job market has never been better than it is right at this moment. The days of having to take whatever you can get and hoping for the best are gone (Class of 2008 graduates know what I’m talking about). We don’t know how long this current trend will last, but we do know that accountants are always in demand — the difference now is that job-seeking accounting professionals are the ones with all the power.

So how do you harness all this power? Glad you asked!

Join Accountingfly recruiter Beth Dierker this Friday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. EST for Advice From a Recruiter: How to Land an Accounting/Tax Job You Love, a free one-hour webinar in which Beth will catch you up on the current job market and teach you how to find the right opportunity for you among the many you have to choose from. She’ll also give you some tips on nailing interviews and how to navigate any potential pitfalls while job searching.

Register here. Those who register in advance can earn one unit of CPE.

Ready for something new? Want to wake up some morning in the near future and NOT immediately choke on the existential dread of giving all your energy to a job you hate? Now’s the time. Go get ’em, tiger.

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