Michael Sterling
4 Types of Interview Questions You Need to Crush

  Interviews are not meant to be fun but, when done right, the experience can be positive and rewarding. Great interviews don’t just happen – you can’t wing it. It takes strategy. You need to crush the interview to win the job. That means mastering the four types of interview questions.   Four Classic Categories: […]


Michael Sterling
Think Small for Big Rewards in CPA Career

How to Find Greater Learning and Earning Power In Public Accounting   Sure, working for a Big 4 firm is sexy. There’s a status linked to the name recognition. For many new accounting graduates, it’s a terrific start into a CPA career.   The ‘Big’ in Big 4 tends to become the issue for many […]


Michael Sterling
TMI Will Sink Your Job Search: 4 Key Resume Don’ts

  TMI: Too Much Information!  The curse of overkill.    Thanks to Facebook and other social media, sharing our lives is the norm. However, there’s sharing and then there’s over-sharing. Never over-share during a job search.   Don’t Get Voted Off the Island   First, let’s talk resumes. There’s a lot written about what to include […]


Michael Sterling
Are You Bored? Two Reasons Why…

  Can’t Get Your Mojo in Motion   It’s no wonder so many people count themselves among the zombies (see my last article: “The Walking Dead: How Changing Jobs Can Revive Your Career.”) who show up for work each day. When two-thirds of people report feeling tired or bored at work, it’s time to ask […]