Michael Sterling
Resume Fraud – Are You Guilty?

  Have you ever left an employer off your resume? Or have you stretched the number of years or areas of responsibility at a past job? What might seem like a simple bending of the truth is actually fraud. Resume fraud is not only unethical – it’s often illegal and can be punishable by law.   […]


Michael Sterling
Your Resume Has ONE Job! Do It Right.

  Surprisingly Simple Steps To A Killer Accountant Resume   Call it a resume.  Call it a CV.  It’s a sales tool.   It’s job: to help you get in front of the hiring partner. Period!   Make it clean and concise. A resume is an ad, not a user’s guide.   The hard truth […]


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
Can You Ride The Bull? Accountant Career Tips

  The 8-Second Challenge!   I better make this quick.  The human attention span is now just 8 seconds.  The same amount of time a bull rider must hang on to a bucking bull for a “qualified ride” during competition.   Grabbing someone’s attention these days is a lot like trying to cling to a kicking […]

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