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    CFE Job Search Strategies: The Keyword Dilemma  

    Searching for (and reviewing) job postings should primarily be about understanding the skills and experiences the employer is seeking, not titles. Here's some advice on how to get the job search results you're looking for. Read the article here.

    An Intern’s Front-Row Seat to Fraud

    This former intern learned firsthand about fraud when her boss and mentor, the senior accountant, was arrested for embezzlement and credit card. The author shares advice for those who are just starting their career and may encounter a similar situation. Read more.

     

    What to Do When an Entry-Level Job Requires “Two Years of Experience”

    This is the ultimate catch-22 of job searching — as a recent graduate or a professional looking to make a career pivot, you’re targeting entry-level roles, but even these require at least a couple years of industry work. Read more.

     

    The “Crushing” Career Advice That’s a Key Secret to Success

    When you’re just starting out in the anti-fraud industry, it may be hard to accept criticism on your work. However, Bethany Heitman of Health Magazine explains why this way of thinking might actually be holding you back. Watch the video here.


     

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    Book: Confessions of a Hiring Manager 2.0: Getting to and Staying at the Top of the Hiring Manager's Short List in a Confused Economy!  

    Book: Guerrilla Marketing for Job Hunters 3.0: How to Stand Out from the Crowd and Tap into the Hidden Job Market  

    Book: Strategic Career Engagement: The Definitive Guide for Getting Hired and Promoted  


    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.


    2018 Report to the Nations2018 Report to the Nations 

    The report provides an analysis of 2,690 cases of occupational fraud that were investigated between January 2016 and October 2017. All information was provided by the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) who investigated those cases. The fraud cases in our study came from 125 countries throughout the world — providing a truly global view into the plague of occupational fraud. Read more.