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What Should I Ask For when Going From Consultant to Full-time?

Q. I am working as consultant for a company and have been asked to join as an employee. How does the fee I receive...

How to Leave Your Job Gracefully

People hold an average of four jobs during their twenties. By the time you're 30, leaving a job should be old hat. You'll be...

Assessing Your Employer’s Health Insurance Options

You never had to think about health insurance before the HR rep at your new job started talking about deductibles, exclusions, co-payments, and out-of-pocket...

Meeting Manners

It is safe to say that Woody Allen wasn't referring to business meetings when he said, "Eighty percent of success is showing up." A great...

Dora The Explorer Cartoon: Teaching Diversity

In many ways, the Dora the Explorer cartoon follows in the footsteps of such public television greats as Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and Sesame Street....

18 Ways to Impress a New Employer

It is during these first weeks on the job that your boss and colleagues form the most lasting impressions about you. But remember, they...

How To Make Yourself More Marketable

In the context of job hunting, "marketability" refers to several things. First of all, it refers to how desirable a candidate is for employment...

Manual Accounting Versus Computerized Accounting

As many professional accountants and auditors state - accounting is a language of business which is accepted in all developed and developing countries. Every company...

Getting to Know You: How to Start Right With a New...

One's boss plays an integral and ever-present role in everyday work life. And even if you've occasionally disagreed with your outgoing manager, at least...

Am I Kidding Myself if I Expect a 10 Percent Raise?

Q. What is the percentage range for raises in public accounting? Is the average really 4 to 5 percent? If I expect 10 percent,...

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