Industry Insights by Mark Goldman, CPA

When Do I Use A ‘Functional’ Resume?

By Mark Goldman CPA on May 10, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

There are three styles of resumes: chronological, functional, and a blended format. The blended format can vary, but is basically a combination of the other two. The chronological style is as the name implies, a resume that orders your jobs… read more

Four Mistakes that Employers Make on References

By Mark Goldman CPA on May 3, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Getting references on a potential new hire is an important part of the selection process, but there are several errors that can be made by an employer during this phase. I outline a few below in hopes of making your… read more

Relationship With Your Supervisor Is Key

By Mark Goldman CPA on Apr 26, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Early in my recruiting career I realized this one simple fact: your relationship with your supervisor is key. Now that I've been in the industry over 20 years, I still hold this belief. Your relationship with your immediate supervisor is… read more

Certifications: Do it now because it only gets harder

By Mark Goldman CPA on Apr 18, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Having interviewed thousands of accounting professionals, one of the themes I have noticed over the years is that the longer people wait to pursue a certification exam (CPA, CIA, CMA, etc), the harder it gets and the less likely they… read more