Industry Insights by Mark Goldman, CPA

The Most Misspelled Word on Professional Resumes

By Mark Goldman CPA on Feb 2, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Working in a recruiting firm, my team and I review resumes every day. Some are perfect, and some are being perfected. But what do you think is the most obvious misspelling we see on a regular basis? Perhaps you would… read more

Resumes: Summary Financials, Not Footnotes

By Mark Goldman CPA on Jan 24, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Having been a recruiter for accountants for 20 years I’ve been around accountants for a long time, not to mention that I am one myself. Some of the valuable characteristics that we accountants typically possess are: Accuracy Being detail-oriented Honesty… read more

Is Attitude Really That Important In A Job Search?

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

In one word - Yes! While performing a search for a client recently, I realized that we had been thinking about one specific person for almost every job that had come in. That is unusual. All the requirements were a… read more

Interviewees: Whatever You Do, Ask Questions!

By Mark Goldman CPA on Jan 11, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

I will always remember an interview I had at the end of my college years when I was trying to get a job as an entry-level tax accountant. Several firms had come to campus for interviews. I was fortunate enough… read more