Career Advancement

Exclusive Sponsor


Looking to advance in your career? Welcome to the APA's new Career Center, sponsored by global talent solutions firm Robert Half.

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!

Numbers Worth Knowing: The 2023 Salary Guide from Robert Half

The new 2023 Salary Guide from Robert Half has the latest research and data to help payroll managers and professionals hire smarter or maximize their next career move. Packed with starting salaries for over 500 roles & hiring trends!

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2022 Hiring and Employment Trends: The Demand for Skilled Talent

Searching for top finance and accounting talent? Access Robert Half's updated Demand for Skilled Talent Report for insights to staff open roles and retain top performers. Plus, find tips to up-level your career.

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Future-Proof Your Workforce

Explore Robert Half's Future-Proofing Your Workforce Guide. Featuring our latest research and executive commentary on adapting to the fast-evolving job market and worker preferences.

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Job Seekers Want the Freedom to Choose Where They Work

Listen to the PayTalk Podcast, Episode 17: Hybrid Workforce: Tempering Sweatpants and Socialization, as Paul McDonald, Senior Executive Director at Robert Half, discusses what the future holds for employers, employees and job seekers.

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Membership Discount Program

As the exclusive talent solutions partner of the APA, Robert Half is pleased to provide discounts on services to APA members:

Finance & Accounting Contract Talent – $25 savings on each new assignment (minimum of 40 hours), up to a maximum of 4 assignments, for a total saving of $100

Finance & Accounting Permanent Placement – 10% off our published full-time placement fee for each new order

Robert Half Direct (a digital option for permanent hire via our online platform) – $500 off starter pricing plan when order is placed via online hiring platform

For more information, call 855-978-3730 or visit You must provide your APA membership information at the time of order to take advantage of these member savings. This discount offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts. Program discounts are available in the U.S. only.