One of the emerging facts to many graduates is they do not have the required skills to be successful at the workplace. While you may have gone through school to the tertiary level, you may still be unprepared for the workplace.
Whether you’re a recent graduate or have been in the job market for years, there are certain traits that will help you excel. With these skills, you’ll be able to stand out amongst your colleagues and other professionals.
Take accounting, for instance. While you have all the formal education –you could have your accounting or finance degree, your CPA or even ACCA, but still be locked out of a promotion or even getting a job.
So, what are the additional but equally important skills you need to excel in accounting?
1. MS Excel skills
Most companies have graduated from manual records to computerized ones. However, before you can begin understanding accounting software such as Sage and QuickBooks, you need to begin at the most basic level.
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