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One question business owners and individuals often struggle with is whether to use accounting software or hire an accountant for their regular bookkeeping and year-end taxes. Unfortunately, there is no easy answer. Both solutions have their pros and cons, and can depend on how complicated your individual situation is and how confident you are to complete the task yourself. In this article, we’ll take a look at whether you should use accounting software or hire a professional accountant, and the pros and cons of both. Consider Your...

It has come to that time of year where you realise that you want to make something of yourself in the future; there really isn’t a better time to do it than after the New Year. When you make it a solid resolution to better yourself and your career, you might be more inclined to make it happen. That way you can look back one year later and see how far you have come on! So if you want to see yourself in a better position or industry this time next year, read on to find out how to do it… Look for a new job One of the most basic...

A lot of people wish to become a medical assistant. However, they do not know where they should start. For your information, a medical assistant carries out a wide array of tasks. If you wish to become a good medical assistant, here are some steps that you should take: Step #1 Learn more about medical assisting These days, the medical assistant position is quite in demand. Even though there are already a lot of medical assistants in the industry today, more and more medical assistants are needed by next year. It is considered one of the...

Being your own boss– sounds like a dream come true, right? Thousands of individuals with this dream are turning it into a reality by taking advantage of the freelancing industry. While it offers some very motivating rewards, it should be noted that there is a fair amount of risk involved as well if you don’t know what you’re doing. On the one hand, you’re getting the benefit of being your own boss, working from practically wherever you want and establishing your own list of clients. Not having to get out of those cozy pajamas,...

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A document used by individuals to present their skill sets and background is known as a résumé. These days many good consultants and job search engines offer excellent resume writing services. Experts dealing in this take care of the modern trends and develop a CV in such a way that it contains relevant job experience and education in a clear and succinct way. The reason behind the increase in resume service providers is the fact that it gives a professional touch to your CV. It is actually the first item that a potential employer goes...

Sometimes it can be harder to find the right candidate for a job than you think it will be. Seasoned HR professionals can also sometimes struggle to fill certain jobs, even when there are plenty of people out there searching for something similar. It is all about being in the right place at the right time, and sometimes there is even a bit of luck needed! So whether you are looking to fill a retail role or want the best web designers to work for your business, here are a few ways to find the best candidates: Look for specialist websites Many...

Once you have completed your university course, the world is your oyster, but unfortunately in these difficult economic times it may not be possible to find employment in your chosen field. So what are the alternatives? Well, the answer for many graduates could be to become freelancers, and although this can be a difficult and competitive industry, it is still possible to have a lucrative career providing you follow our simple rules. Decide what type of freelance work you are interested in and pick the type of work you are capable of doing...

Losing your job can be one of the most devastating events in your life. Psychologists have likened it to the death of a loved one and to divorce. Not only do you lose the regular income that you had counted on, you often experience hopelessness and a sense of betrayal as you try to cope with the fact that your employer let you go. Here are some tips on how to deal with unemployment. Unemployment Benefits First of all, you need to apply for unemployment benefits. Taxpayers, including you, pay millions of dollars every year into government...

Have you reached an impasse in your career due to office politics, poor management, or lack of passion? Are you considering pursuing a graduate degree to breathe new life into your career? Perhaps your boss suggested continuing education or another degree would help you move up to the next step in management. Or maybe you find yourself tired of the current career path and want to explore a new career path. Thousands of career professionals are going back to school, especially in this less than ideal job market. With unemployment rates...

Pursuing higher education as a business owner to improve your grasp on brand promotion doesn’t necessarily mean spending thousands of dollars pursuing time-consuming college degrees. A few readily available and well-planned courses can add rocket fuel to your business acumen. Time and money are always scarce when you’re running a business, but you don’t have to spend a ton of either to take a few classes. With a modest commitment, you can move to the front of the pack of those in your industry who truly understand the...