What Skills do You Need to Develop for Success?


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Are you struggling to stand out in the finance world?


Does it feel like no matter what you do, you’re not landing any interviews?


Is it starting to feel like your applications are going directly into the spam folder?


Accounting has always had walls that are hard to break through, especially for women in finance. Now, with November being the slowest month of job growth since the spring and the accounting and bookkeeping industry losing 2,400 jobs in the last month, it can feel impossible to even get your foot in the door.


One way to distinguish yourself from the rest of the resumes in the pile is easier than you think: develop yourself in relation to others.


Being technically proficient isn’t all that firms are looking for. And let’s be honest: we all know that one accountant who knows the ins and outs of even the most complex concepts like the back of their hand—but they don’t seem to be moving forward.