Improving the Accounting Student Resume Language: Accounting Faculty Best Practice Tools
AbstractSeeking internship opportunities while pursuing a degree provides the future accounting professional better understanding of their career choice, a means of economic support, and a broader set of skills and capabilities. Prospective employers generally require a resume as part of the application process. However not all individuals maintain a current or accurately prepared resume. This paper examines root causes for why some individuals are unable to define their experiences through professional accounting and business language for a properly constructed and competitive entry-level resume. This article also presents best practice remediation processes which include; 1) a tool for individuals to independently reshape their resume language; and 2) suggestions for accounting faculty to expand their trusted advisory role with intentional incorporation of modeled standard professional language into the classroom.
How to Cite
Johnson, N. L. (2017). Improving the Accounting Student Resume Language: Accounting Faculty Best Practice Tools. The Accounting Educators’ Journal, 26. Retrieved from https://www.aejournal.com/ojs/index.php/aej/article/view/359