Career Advancement

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Looking to advance in your career? Welcome to the APA's new Career Center, sponsored by Accountemps and Robert Half Finance & Accounting.

Here you'll find resources for creating a winning resume, acing the job interview, and more. Plus, there is a wealth of content devoted to helping you effectively manage and develop your payroll staff.

Career Advancement has everything you need to keep your career - and your department - on track!

Hiring Right
Job Offers
Bonuses and Incentives
Effective Management
Criticizing Constructively

Cover Letter
Resume Do's and Don'ts
Interview Tips
Interview Mistakes

Knowledge Assessment Calculator
APA Certification Exams
Job Descriptions
Professional Resources

Robert Half Salary Guides

The Robert Half Salary Guides have the information you need to help ensure your search for top talent or a new position is a success. The guides keep you up to date with starting salary ranges, the latest hiring trends, tools you need to recruit top talent and much more. Download the Salary Guide for your area of specialization now.

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Free Resources

Complimentary resources that run the gamut from salary and compensation issues to management, productivity, hiring, and retention. Whether you are hiring or looking to be hired, there's something here for you.


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Workplace and Career Resources

Industry Research

Survey Reveals Job Search Trends For 2020
Social networking and promoting an online portfolio or personal website are the top ways job seekers can get a leg up on the competition

Survey: 6 In 10 Workers Met With Mishaps When Starting A New Job
Tech Troubles Most Common Snafu, Followed by Providing Supplies

9 In 10 Employees Come To Work Sick, Survey Shows
One-third of professionals polled said they always go to the office with cold or flu symptoms

Money Matters: Survey Finds Workers Are Scrutinizing Salaries; Feelings Split On Pay Satisfaction
73% of workers say they've checked their salary against market rates within the last year; more than half have compared their salaries with coworkers