When is the best time to leave public accounting?

When is the best time to leave public accounting? The most common question I hear from individuals in public accounting is, “When is the best time to leave?” There are a variety of opinions out there. Some will tell you 2 years, or wait till you make Senior, or wait till you make manager, and […]

How to Ask for a Raise

Hi, I’m Bernadette Today we are going to talk about asking for a raise. It’s an uncomfortable question and I see you cringing right now. No one wants to ask for a raise. I hear this all time. You would rather find another job and quit rather than ask for a raise. Or if you […]

Throw out your SMART Goals! How to Set Goals in 4 Easy Steps!

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January 1st, 2021. The perfect time to set goals. It symbolizes a new beginning…a fresh start…a time to start over. The perfect time to set goals. Although prior studies about goal setting leading to success seem to be Urban Legends, I still believe that having a goal and striving for it will make you more […]

Can Delegation Advance Your Career?

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There’s a reason Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rarely wears anything other than a blue or gray shirt. He’s not blind to ever evolving fashion trends or particularly fond of drab colors. Choosing nearly the same outfit each day means Zuckerberg focuses on what he considers worthwhile decisions.    We make on average 35,000 decisions each […]

Criticism vs. Feedback

Giving Feedback

Have you ever been called into your manager’s office without knowing why? Do you get an uneasy feeling in your stomach when this happens? More than likely you think “Uh Oh…what have I done wrong?” We’ve all been there. We don’t know if it is going to be good news or bad. Are you going […]

Remote Promotions: 5 Ways YOU Can Get Promoted Working from Home

If you think that getting promoted during remote work is impossible, think again.  The onset of Covid-19 brought challenges to everyone working in the office. In some cases, people are working from home for the rest of the year. Others are working part time on site and part time from home.  As employers re-think everyone […]

Will Google change the way Accountants become a CPA?

Universities have been a long standing tradition in the professional arena.  School spirit, pulling all-nighters, the misery that is finals week, and the freshman fifteen are all character developing experiences that most traditional university students go through. As professionals tend to hire individuals with similar experiences, over the years, 4-year degrees have become the expectation […]

Have you started on that yearly reading list yet?


NOTE: Libby is open even though the Libraries are closed. And you can sign up for a library card online!   The Resource Link is full of book-loving people!   Did you know there was a cheaper way to consume audiobooks? Stop paying Audible $15 per month for a single audiobook! There is a better […]

How to Get the Raise You Want

You sit down at your annual review. Your supervisor goes over your performance and gives you glowing reviews. You’re feeling confident. They look at you and say, “Thank you for your dedication and hard work.” You pause a beat, then ask, “Can I have a raise?” …. crickets.    It’s the time of the year […]

The Resource Link’s Hack on How to Get Promoted at Work

Anyone in any size organization and on any size team, has the ability to grow at work. Don’t let the fact that “there has never been this position before” stop you. Companies want to keep their good people happy! Remember, it never hurts to try or to ask a question!    Step 1: Know Your […]