For those of us who experienced the impact of the last major tax reform under President Ronald Reagan, I have a prescient message for you “ there will be a lot of new opportunity for tax professionals.” During the TRA 1986 there was a surge of hiring in corporate tax organizations as company executives scrambled to figure out the impact of tax reform legislation on their businesses. Behind the scenes, we see companies already scrambling to get ahead of the changes about to appear with tax reform. The surge in new jobs and opportunities President Trump talks about is real and it is about to impact the corporate tax profession. The number of tax search experts at the top of our profession who were around at that time you can count on one hand and we all know what is about to happen with tax reform from our previous experiences. There are no computer bots ready to figure out the tax impact for companies as it takes pure human intelligence to research the impact on every tax organization.
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Few people understand what really goes on behind the scenes of major corporations, public accounting firms, and law firms in how they go about hiring tax professionals. Unless you are a seasoned tax headhunter (http://www.etsearch.com/clients.htm), you will never know the many nuances and obstacles every tax professional goes through in the process of being hired. Believe me, I have seen more reasons tax professionals do not get hired than you could possibly imagine. Ask any experienced recruiter and they will have their own stories to tell you. Having the opportunity to educate you and provide a solution to protect you is what you will learn today.
Here are the behind the scenes real life truths that you never hear about finding a tax job or how a tax job can find you. I have seen these familiar occurrences over and over again Read more