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    Forensic Accountant

    Forensic Accountant
    Job Description Some public accountants specialize in forensic accounting—investigating and interpreting white-collar crimes such as securities fraud and embezzlement, bankruptcies and contract disputes, and other complex and possibly criminal financial transactions, including money laundering by organized criminals. Forensic accountants combine their knowledge of accounting and finance with law and investigative techniques to determine whether an activity is illegal. Many forensic accountants ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving

    Outlook for Jobs Is Improving
    An economic survey out today provides fresh evidence that a fitful recovery is underway as customer demand grows in the third quarter for the first time in more than a year and the jobs outlook brightens a bit. For the first time since the recession began, the portion of companies planning to add employees in the next six months outnumbered those ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Moving for a Job? Learn to Love Your New City

    Moving for a Job? Learn to Love Your New City
    So, you’re graduating and about to make a move to a new city for a job. Whether it’s a full time gig or a summer internship you’re gearing up for, getting acclimated to your surroundings is often the key to your success in any given place. Almost everyone goes through an adjustment period when they move to a new town. Hating ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Multiple Majors Won't Guarantee You a Job After Graduation

    Multiple Majors Won't Guarantee You a Job After Graduation
    Completing more than one college major may help you impress potential employers someday. But if you think that multiple majors will guarantee you'll snag an entry-level job, you're setting yourself up for disappointment. How many majors you have "isn't so important that it would fundamentally sway an employer's decision about you," says Brad Karsh, president of Chicago-based JobBound and a college ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    What Can I Do with a Major in ________?

    What Can I Do with a Major in ________?
    Whether I'm working with students one-on-one, presenting to a class or another group audience or responding to students' concerns, there's one question I hear perhaps more than any other: "What can I do with a major in ________?" It's only natural to want to know more about the careers your major might lead you to, especially if you're in a liberal ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    20 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a New Job

    20 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Accepting a New Job
    Woo-hoo! You got a job offer. Way to go. But before you jump at the opportunity, I recommend taking a few minutes to really evaluate the position and how well it meets your needs. (If you need help figuring out what your needs actually are, be sure to download my FREE mini-workbook “How Nourishing is YOUR Career?“) You see, when searching ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Ten Signs You Shouldn't Quit (Just Yet)

    Ten Signs You Shouldn't Quit (Just Yet)
    Unsure whether you should keep your job or seek greener pastures? While a shaky economy shouldn't keep you in a job you can't stand, you can watch for these 10 signs that could tell you you're fine right where you are. 1. You're Happy We're not talking mere complacency here, but genuine happiness. If you're happy, you're going to be more ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +3
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    Save Unexpectedly on Your Groceries

    Save Unexpectedly on Your Groceries
    Home-cooked meals and grocery coupon clipping have become the cost-cutting ways of the recession. Still, many of us are still spending money we don't need to at the store. *There are ways to make food shopping a less expensive — but still healthy — trip every time.* You just need to plan ahead, make a list and avoid some common missteps ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Cool Holiday Jobs

    Cool Holiday Jobs
    Working in retail doesn't necessarily mean that every day is the same. If you're looking to add some excitement to your retail career or earn some extra cash with an out-of-the-ordinary job, there are plenty of seasonal opportunities that go beyond ringing cash registers and stocking shelves. While all positions are not the same, consider one of the following cool temporary ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Featured Career: Fire Investigator

    Featured Career: Fire Investigator
    Fire Investigator Fire investigators are former firefighters who research the cause of fires. They collect evidence and interview witnesses in order to compile reports to determine whether a fire was caused by criminal negligence or arson. Fire investigators may be asked to testify in court or serve as expert witnesses. Fire investigators are often employed by the state, but may also ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Job Search Results

    5 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Job Search Results
    By now you’ve learned the traditional ways of job searching don’t work anymore. A few years ago you could put your resume up on Monster and CareerBuilder and wait for the phone to ring. Those days are gone. So here are 5 things you can easily do that will quickly improve your job search results. 1. Scan your resume for 15 ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    HR Says: Is this Interview Question Legal?

    HR Says: Is this Interview Question Legal?
    The following is a Q&A segment between one of our readers and CAREEREALISM-Approved Career Expert, Ben Eubanks – a human resources specialist. This article series is called “HR Says.” Question Is it “illegal” for employers to ask a person for the year they graduated from college? Isn’t this asking for a person’s age? Using 22 and the numbers of years since graduating, ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Career Resolutions for the New Year

    10 Career Resolutions for the New Year
    This story originally ran in Monster's Career Advice Section: Like the old saying, "Today is the first day of the rest of your life," it's never a bad time to start moving your career in a better direction. Here are 10 New Year's resolutions to help. 1. Pay Attention in Class Treat every workday like a school day. Be sure you ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Job Seekers: 5 Smart Steps on Twitter

    Job Seekers: 5 Smart Steps on Twitter
    Every job seeker who is using Twitter for job search purposes pretty much just gets on board and hastily creates a Twitter account. However, a few calculated steps will be invaluable in the launching of your Twitter account for an effective job search campaign. Please read the following and see if you can tweak your account today: Choosing Your Twitter Account ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    4 Quick Ways to Improve Your Executive Resume

    4 Quick Ways to Improve Your Executive Resume
    Try this: pick up your resume and scan it for 15 seconds. Now put it down and write down what you can remember. Now ask yourself, “Would I call this person?” If your executive resume does not have a clear value proposition that compels someone to call you, then you need to make some changes. Here are 4 ways to do ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    4 Tips for Connecting with a New Boss

    4 Tips for Connecting with a New Boss
    Undoubtedly, most of us have gone through some kind of transition with our supervisors. Perhaps the person was recruited away to another company or maybe there was a merger and they got reassigned to another department. Whatever the reason, something important has been lost. When your boss leaves, they take with them that person’s knowledge of your contributions, skills, knowledge, and expertise. And ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Turn Your Internship into a Job

    Turn Your Internship into a Job
    As the end of July approaches, you’re probably half way through your summer internship. Whether or not you got a coveted gig at City Hall, it’s time to take stock of your progress and learning and think about what you’ve gotten out of the experience to date and how to make the internship meet your expectations if its not doing so ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    How to Make Friends in and out of the Office

    How to Make Friends in and out of the Office
    When we were younger, making friends was easy. School provides us with an instant pool of people our own age that we interact with on a daily basis, who are in the same boat we are. But once we leave college and enter the real world, finding friends can be a more difficult task, especially if you have to relocate for ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Blaze a Creative Path to Advertising Management

    Blaze a Creative Path to Advertising Management
    This article first appeared on Monster Many graphic designers and ad copywriters have great expectations for their creative careers: To produce award-winning creative for their in-house advertising department or for their agency's most prestigious clients. But other creatives have another ambition: To rise into advertising management. They may be driven by intellectual curiosity, a desire to lead, or just the potential ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Ace the Career Fair

    With so many potential employers in one spot, you definitely want to make a good impression, right? So when thinking about your approach to an upcoming career fair, it may help to start by putting yourself in the shoes of the campus recruiter. In other words… •You are meeting a lot of students in one day. (A lot of students!) ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3