Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Bookkeeper in Marriottsville:
It's very repetative, working with a for the majority younger, immature, group of people who's work ethic is probably not on the same level as yours. ** Don't ever work with family !
Bookkeeper in Corning:
"Keep a log."
Keep a log of all new things learned.
Bookkeeper in Frederick:
"You will gain valuable people skills as you deal with others."
Take responsibility for your actions. Know your own worth, Stand up for yourself.
Bookkeeper in Denver:
"Job duties and benefits also when do they begin."
Find out what your experience level is worth.
Bookkeeper in Pittsburgh:
Make sure someone spends time with you to get you familiar with how this company does their bookkeeping.
Bookkeeper in Canton:
"Under appreciated, trust issues."
Whether you're an employee or independent contractor, developing a trusting relationship is the first & often very frustrating issue you face with any new employer or client. Some employers feel that anyone can do bookkeeping (just need to know how to add & subtract) and your job duties almost always expand with additional tasks including file clerk, receptionist, and human resources tasks.
Bookkeeper in Norwich:
"That payroll would be included."
Consider all job responsibilities in the dept before accepting pay scale.