Finance and accounting professionals must develop proficiency with a wide variety of laws, policies, accounting standards and technology. No one needs yet another New Year’s resolution, so the following tip is more a timely reminder - the rest of the year provides an opportunity to implement it – than a resolution. It is this: build your “soft” skills even as you work on your “hard” or technical skills.
More and more we’re seeing the modern workplace make the shift from a traditional, individualized office space design to something more open-concept and collaborative. Take a moment to Google a few innovative or up-and-coming companies in the communication or technology spheres. It’s very likely that one or more of these companies will offer a virtual tour of their office space for potential candidates, using words like “fun”, “innovative”, and “collaborative” to describe the working environment.
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