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 Career Corner by Joe Hodowanes

Career Dilemmas – Q&A
What are readers looking for in resumes today?

Writing an Internet Resume That Travels Well On the ‘Information Highway’
In today's world of e-mail, resume scanners and on-line resumes, how do you develop a resume that will survive? To find out how your current resume stacks up, read the clear, specific - and important - suggestions listed in this article for creating a resume that will travel well on the "Information Highway."

July 15, 2002: Mental health is key

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 About the Profession

Bureau of Labor and Statistics Report (Acrobat, 81K)
Contains information about the accounting and auditing profession, including: the nature of work, working conditions, job outlook, training, earnings and related occupations.

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     Resumes & Cover Letters

    Cover Letter Tips
    Your cover letter is the first thing a prospective employer reads. This is their first impression you give, make it a good one.

    Industry Cover Letter Survey
    We asked CPA professionals tell us what they utilize and what they look for when reading a cover letter. Here's what they said.

    Resume Tips
    Your resume is your sales tool. Here are some helpful hints and resume tips that will land you an interview.

    Power Words
    Use these words to emphasize your duties and responsibilities when writing a cover letter or resume.

    Scannable Resumes
    They're not just plain-text versions of your polished resume. Learn what to consider and how to properly format this type of document.


    Interviewing Techniques
    Interviewing takes practice. Here are some interviewing techniques and tips that should help you at that next big interview.

    Firm Interview Questions
    Be prepared! A list of actual questions used by CPA firms during an interview.

    Qualities Survey
    A list of qualities leading partners of CPA firms feel are most important when looking to hire a new employee.

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