networking

The Newest Trend: Intra-office Networking

By Andrea Rosillo, Tax Intern, Dallas Office

Unless you are one of the few people who absolutely adore the thrill and excitement of networking with people you have never met, you will find that the key to building your network without the added discomfort is upon you…

Ta-da… I present to you intra-office networking, your new best friend! 🙂

You may be asking yourself, “How did a small-town girl from Texas find this magical new remedy to networking?” and the answer is simple: Moss Adams. (more…)

The “Do’s” and “Don’ts” of Networking

by Linda Costa, Assurance Intern, Bellingham

Networking might have helped you land an internship with Moss Adams, but don’t make the mistake of ending the networking process too soon. Building your network is a continuing part of your career. For many, this involves putting yourself out there and getting out of your comfort zone.
(more…)

Representing Yourself Professionally

By Michael Hetrick, Audit Intern, Sacramento Office

Michael Hetrick at the first day of the SIP in Huntington BeachInterns and staff are not expected to have much accounting knowledge when they enter Moss Adams, but one skill that they can start developing from before ever landing the job is representing themselves professionally. Accounting is a service industry, and when engaging with a client or attending a networking event, staff are representing the firm. Whatever the client thinks and perceives about them will become associated with the firm, so leaving a good impression is important. To give you an idea of how to represent yourself professionally in accounting, I will touch on some ways to leave a good first impression, and I will discuss the Moss Adams business casual dress code, professional wardrobe, and grooming for men.

(more…)

Navigate Your Career, San Francisco Style

by Gerhard Muelheims, Business Assurance Staff, Spokane Office

As a sophomore, I hadn’t put much thought into my post-college professional life. It took me a year and a half to figure out that a career in chemistry wasn’t for me. I had always been interested in business, but was lost on how I would enter the business world after college. Marketing? Management? I heard accounting is boring… Maybe I’d just kick the ball down the road and get an M.B.A? (more…)

Find Your Fit

by Chelsea Tippetts, Los Angeles Office, Tax Staff

As a recent graduate, my one regret during my job search was that I didn’t get started sooner. I attended CSULA, and joined Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) halfway through my junior year. I quickly realized how much I needed to learn and do, and I’ll admit that I was overwhelmed. Luckily, I jumped into the recruitment process just in time and was able to accept a job offer by the beginning of my senior year. Thanks to the guidance of my BAP chapter members and our faculty advisors, I am settling into a promising career at a company that suits me perfectly. (more…)