Referral Marketing: LinkedIn is a Free Website and Resume

When you start a new business, it’s incredibly important that you consider how you’re going to market your business to gain new customers. We cover the more traditional marketing strategies in our Small Business Management course, such as print advertising and even Google Adwords, but you shouldn’t only focus on these methods of marketing, as there … Continue reading Referral Marketing: LinkedIn is a Free Website and Resume

LinkedIn Profiles: What Not To Do

If you are like me, or pretty much any other living, breathing person on the planet with access to the Internet, then you’ve probably Googled someone in the last 24 hours. Actually, I Googled someone while writing this post; had a gander at their LinkedIn profile and then went about the rest of my business. … Continue reading LinkedIn Profiles: What Not To Do

LinkedIn Profiles: How Useful Are They, Really?

What is the power of a LinkedIn profile? THERE MAY BE SOME debate over whether having a LinkedIn profile actually helps professionals make valuable connections with other professionals, but the same could also be said of traditional networking. As a writer, I probably should network more, but personally, I don’t find much value in it. … Continue reading LinkedIn Profiles: How Useful Are They, Really?

CIA Provides Secrets about Linkedin

LinkedIn: The Living CV I’VE WRITTEN A NUMBER of posts about the power of LinkedIn to replace the traditional resume, but after speaking with an expert from CIA (Sydney-based company, Computer Information Agency or CIAOPs) I learnt some new secrets about Linkedin. Robert Crane, CIA’s Director, shared some tips as to how and why LinkedIn is a … Continue reading CIA Provides Secrets about Linkedin

Finding a job using Linkedin as your resume

LinkedIn + your resume I recently wrote about the death of the resume and how Linkedin is replacing the written resume, now I have located a great ebook to help you master the art of using Linked in as a tool to help you find a job or get new customers. The most interesting change … Continue reading Finding a job using Linkedin as your resume

Could Linkedin replace the written resume?

I’ve written a series of blog posts about various aspects of resume writing and other tips you can use to help secure the next great job and it’s fitting that we explore why Linkedin is a serious place for you to promote your MYOB Bookkeeping skills. I was fortunate enough to attend a social media … Continue reading Could Linkedin replace the written resume?

How to nail the job search process using SEEK’s advanced job search features

I was speaking with someone who just landed a part-time job, in-fact a contract position, even though the job was advertised as a full-time job. The job seeker was telling me about the advanced new features of Australia’s leading job board, including: New Profiles (just like your LinkedIn Profile) Resume Scanning Job Recommendations “You may … Continue reading How to nail the job search process using SEEK’s advanced job search features

Don’t use the FREE MYOB Training Student Edition

MYOB has recently changed their website and in particular their pages for the free trial software. We’ve updated the FREE MYOB Trial (within our MYOB courses) so look for the link when you access your MYOB courses and use the free trial software to practice what you learn in the video tutorials and training workbooks. … Continue reading Don’t use the FREE MYOB Training Student Edition

Reasons Why Seek is Number 1 for Accounting Job Search

Our team did a little research into job sites for accounting jobs and thought we’d explore a bit about why people like using the major job board in Australia. The biggest reason is that they are the biggest job board in Australia so most advertisers spend the little bit extra to promote their positions available … Continue reading Reasons Why Seek is Number 1 for Accounting Job Search

Just be yourself

If you’re looking for a job it’s a daunting process because you have to sell yourself to an employer and most people don’t have to do this very often. Parents returning from parenting can find it particularly daunting because they’ve found themselves surrounded by nappies, cleaning, cooking and washing and the thought of presenting themselves … Continue reading Just be yourself

I’m a Bookkeeper – How Do I Find Good Work?

As mentioned in an earlier post, job boards offer the best-quality jobs for people in professions that translate to any industry; and this includes bookkeeping and accounting jobs. And as another post showed, there’s a vast number of bookkeeping jobs posted to those sites every day, be it for casual, part-time or full time work. In … Continue reading I’m a Bookkeeper – How Do I Find Good Work?

What Do Employers Want From Bookkeeping Job Sites?

THE ULTIMATE GOAL of a job site (and they are not all created equal!) is to deliver the highest volume of candidate applications to the job poster (the recruiter or employer), while also providing candidates (job-seekers) with access to the highest volume of top-quality job listings. Since recruitment classifieds moved online more than two decades … Continue reading What Do Employers Want From Bookkeeping Job Sites?

The Best Job Sites for Accounting & Bookkeeping Jobs

JOB SITES ARE IN ABUNDANCE in Australia. The market leader is Seek, which controls 85 percent of the online recruitment market. Most job site advertisers use Seek because they will get the widest and potentially best range of job applicants and job seekers. Typically, if you’re looking for a good-quality job that doesn’t tie you … Continue reading The Best Job Sites for Accounting & Bookkeeping Jobs

What is BOMA?

Could the future be fully automated marketing campaigns with Xero’s pal, BOMA? XERO HAS A NEW bookkeeper and accountant platform, Xero HQ, which is available to Xero Partners, and includes a whole new app marketplace geared towards bookkeepers and accountants with a minimum of 100 clients. One of the most recommended apps in the HQ … Continue reading What is BOMA?

What is Xero HQ?

Now you can do more with Xero XERO HAS LONG POSTIONED ITSELF as the cloud accounting software for small-to-medium businesses. It’s one of the most popular of our online training courses; appealing not only to bookkeepers, but small to medium sized businesses in all industries. What makes Xero so popular is that it is inexpensive … Continue reading What is Xero HQ?

The Perfect Job; the Ideal Employee

And the online training to help you get there I WAS BROWSING THROUGH my contacts on LinkedIn and found an advertisement by a company that was looking to hire people. They were in the AI (Artificial Intelligence) space and their headquarters were in Europe. However, the ad looked like it could be for any company … Continue reading The Perfect Job; the Ideal Employee