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What are some tips for applying for part-time bookkeeper jobs?

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When looking to apply for a part-time bookkeeper job, it is recommended that applicants dress their best at the interview for the position, be flexible when it comes to pay due to the more flexible nature of the part-time job and provide work samples to showcase bookkeeping ability notes the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. Another tip is to learn how to establish a relationship with a CPA, as a referral from a CPA can make the difference between finding a new client or waiting around for work.

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What are some tips for applying for part-time bookkeeper jobs?
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It is also important that the applicant list "part-time" work as something that he wants in the objective section of the resume or application according to FlexJobs. This lets employers know that the applicant is not looking at the part-time bookkeeping job out of necessity because the applicant cannot find a full-time job, but because the applicant wants to find and stay in a part-time position. It is also a good idea for applicants to let the employer know why they want a part-time bookkeeping position instead of a full-time bookkeeping position reports the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.

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