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How To Conduct Salary Research For Entry-Level Accounting Positions

February 25, 2020

Candidates seeking entry-level accounting positions may have several questions about what to expect when starting in the field, including what their expected salary will be. Before entering the...
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Accounting Degree vs. Experience: What's More Important?

February 7, 2020

With the rising costs of higher education, and the debt levels of college graduates at an all-time high, many people are considering whether or not a degree is actually essential to their career....
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How to Find an Entry-Level Accounting Job in 2020

November 21, 2019

An employee in an entry-level accounting job earns $46,000 per year on average, with a four-year degree and one year of experience. This higher-than-average starting salary makes accounting an...
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How to Get Your First Job in Accounting

January 11, 2019

Accounting is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing industries, with some reports forecasting $156 billion in U.S. revenue in 2018 (up from $94 billion in 2014) and employing 1.46 million...
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4 Top Accounting Skills and Trends You Need to Know Now

June 7, 2017

As an accounting or financial professional, it should come as no surprise that specialized skill sets and knowledge, coupled with technical savvy and expertise, rule the day. A recent study by U.S....
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8 Finance Skills in High Demand in 2017

January 25, 2017

Whether you’re planning to get your first finance job in 2017 or are ready to take the next step up the ladder, it’s important to make sure you have a sharp set of skills to impress employers. Hiring...
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