2013 review: top 4 accounting jobs and careers posts

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Ready to land that dream job now that 2014 is finally here? In the last of our 2013 round-ups, Steven Perryman collates some of our most popular accounting jobs and careers posts from the past year

1. Five things not to put on your CV

You’ve optimised your accounting and finance job search, you’ve attended careers fairs and you’ve followed the AAT career coach’s five steps to an incredible cover letter. AAT career coach Aimee Bateman was on hand in January with her advice on what to avoid putting on your CV.

2. How to make applying for an internship worthwhile

Internships can be a brilliant way of picking up skills, making contacts and boosting your chances of getting a job, yet many are wasted. James Pulford explained the best way to pick and apply for an internship in May, and how to use your time well when you get there.

3. How to turn an unsuccessful interview into a positive

Back in July when Leah Totton won a £250,000 investment from Lord Sugar as the curtain came down on another series of The Apprentice, AAT career coach Aimee Bateman argued that it’s not how hard you fall, but how high you bounce that counts when losing out on a dream job. Read the full article here.

4. Six ways to stop one Google search ruining your career

Believe it or not, most recruiters search you out online during the screening process meaning your digital footprint could be jeopardising your career prospects. Christian Bace offered six ways to make sure your online activities don’t scupper your job chances in this popular November post.

Steven Perryman is AAT Comment's former Content Editor.

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