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    Bad Career Advice is Everywhere – Here’s How to Avoid It  

    Sometimes, it seems like bad career advice is more ubiquitous than fake news. Consider these three questions the next time someone offers an opinion on how you can upgrade your working life. Learn more.

    The 18 Best Books for Someone Just Starting Out in Their Career

    Landing your first job and entering the workforce can be overwhelming. Chances are, your college didn’t offer classes on how to negotiate your salary, deal with a micromanaging boss, or confront annoying coworkers. Read more.


    Why Young Bankers, Lawyers, and Consultants Need Emotional Intelligence

    Early in your career — whether it’s in banking, law, consulting or accounting — you will discover that all of your colleagues are as smart and hard working as you. You’ll learn that the key to being successful must be something else. Read more.


    Tips for Making a Great Impression at Your New Job

    You know the importance of a first impression. As a jobseeker, a first impression was very valuable; now that you’ve accepted a job offer, first impressions are again of critical importance. Read more.

    Want to be More Confident? Say ‘Yes’

    "We’ve all heard the phrase “fake it, ‘til you make it” — but developing professional confidence isn’t as simple as putting on a brave face." Read more.

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    2017/2018 Compensation Guide2017/2018 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals 

    The ACFE has completed its 2017/2018 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals. Based on participant responses, the median total compensation for a CFE is $89,868, compared to $68,629 for non-CFE. Read more.

    2016 Report to the Nations2016 Report to the Nations 

    The report provides an analysis of 2,410 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between January 2014 and October 2015. All information was provided by the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated those cases. The fraud cases in our study came from 114 countries throughout the world — providing a truly global view into the plague of occupational fraud. Read more.