Prepare for Potential Changes in Traditional Employment


Many anticipate that the recession is getting worse rather than better which means that employment will continue to be impacted by the declining economy.  It’s no surprise that many anticipate this to change the face of traditional employment.  One such individual is Lauren Porat, founder of Urban Interns, who was the subject of an article written by Rebecca Still, columnist of Entry-Level Rebel for  Porat predicts full-time positions to decrease with part-time positions becoming the more common method of employment.  She suggests looking at part-time employment as a potential option for sustaining fiscal health.

In another article by Stillman, she acknowledges an increase in job hopping, moving from position to position and company to company in efforts to maintain employment and professional fulfillment.  While some argue the trend is common in Gen Y workers, Stillman sites a survey that noted a similar pattern in Baby Boomers.  Considering the current job market, this could be a financial strategy in maintaining employment.

For some, now may be the perfect opportunity to change occupations.  Many find that a current position doesn’t offer the satisfaction or the financial stability they desire.  Or, perhaps, the company anticipates laying off workers; in this, individuals are forced to prepare for potential unemployment.  Some see this as an opportunity to train for a position in a different field, using the recession as the chance to transition to another career.

Temp work is another option many are taking advantage of.  No one likes to be jobless, and in this day of employment uncertainty it can be difficult to find a full-time position that enthuses and impassions you.  But if you’ve been looking for awhile and have run out of leads, you may consider temporary work.  Because while temp work has had the reputation of being thankless and unpleasant, there are many advantages you might consider: earn money while looking for a more satisfying situation, sample different organizations and positions to see what’s most favorable, showcase skills to potential employers, network with new people, and select a more flexible work schedule.

And finally, you could always work for yourself as a freelancer.  The recession has changed the workforce, driving many into self-employment out of necessity rather than choice.  And the truth is, many employers are looking to outsource key functions within their organization as means of saving money.  Accounting is one of those functions that is easy to outsource.  If you’ve ever wanted to start your own practice, it’s important that you do so on your own terms, as the result of strategic planning and foresight.  Waiting for a pink slip to “inspire” your entrepreneurial spirit will launch your startup prematurely and on shaky ground.  Consider taking the time to prepare for life as a contract accountant.

Partner with Universal to Launch a Lucrative Accounting Practice

Universal Accounting Center may not be an official partner in your business, but we are in the business of helping build stronger, more profitable practices.  Whether you are an accountant, bookkeeper, tax preparer, or QuickBooks consultant, the Universal Practice Builder (UPB) program will enable you to attract and retain more clients, enabling you to launch and/or grow a more stable practice.

Most people wouldn’t ever consider driving blindfolded; the result would be catastrophic.  But when you drive your business on blind marketing strategies, you’re destined to the same fate: professional catastrophe.  Understanding that most financial professionals are not marketing specialists, Universal Accounting designed the UPB course to train people like you how to grow businesses that are more enduring and lucrative.  Here’s just a sampling of what you will gain from enrolling in this phenomenal program:

  • A guarantee of $30,000 in new annualized billings in only 12 months
  • The skills to become a Profit Expert for each of your clients
  • 12 marketing strategies that you can implement immediately
  • A process which can produce 15 to 25 qualified leads per month
  • 3 months of coaching via telephone and Internet
  • Training on a computerized database tracking program
  • A presentation DVD to show potential clients
  • Training to use QuickBooks to attract more clients
  • Access to a plan proven to help retain clients
  • 5 business assessments
  • A customized business website
  • An iron-clad guarantee

The Universal Practice Builder program has more than earned the nickname “Marketing on Steroids.”  No other course out there offers such amazing results at such low risk.  We guarantee that by completing the UPB and properly applying its principles, you will earn $30,000 in new annualized billings in less than a year.  What a raise!  And if you don’t see those results, you can return the materials and get all your money back.  This is a risk-free opportunity to grow your financial practice!

See the recession as the time to make gourmet lemonade from lemons.  You can become independent and profitable by launching the premier accounting practice in your area.  Allow us to show you how.  Enroll in the Universal Practice Builder Program today!


Stillman, Jessica.  “Is the Future of Work Few Full-Time Jobs?” 1 Oct. 2010

Stillman, Jessica.  “The Truth about the Generations and Job Hopping.” 30 Sept. 2010

Table of Contents


Featured Articles

5 Small Business Do's and Don'ts _ (1)

Do’s and Don’ts of Small Business

5 Small Business Do’s and Don’ts : A Marketing Tool you can pass on to current and potential customers Note: We’re all about driving business into your doors. The following article is a marketing piece

Read More »

Recommended Reads

Tax Preparation Course

About How it works Testimonials Course Details Coaches Curriculum FAQs Apply Today More than just a Tax Preparation Course We focus on hitting your income & career goals. If you are like our students, you

Read More »

Professional Bookkeeper Certification Course

Get The Skills To Be A Bookkeeping & Accounting Professional     What is our Professional Bookkeeper™ Certification?   Many professions use designations and certifications to identify their areas of expertise. It recognizes individuals as

Read More »

Become An Enrolled Agent, EA

Become An Enrolled Agent, EA An enrolled agent is a tax practitioner who is licensed with the Internal Revenue Service to represent clients before the IRS. An enrolled agent is the highest credential awarded by

Read More »
QuickBooks Specialist Certification.jpg

QuickBooks Certification

Get the Skills to Be a QuickBooks Specialist QuickBooks Specialist™ Certification The Professional Bookkeeper’s Guide to QuickBooks is designed to teach anybody how to use QuickBooks. Whether or not you consider yourself a bookkeeping professional,

Read More »

Accountant Certification Programs

Get Certified in Accounting, Bookkeeping, Tax Prep, QuickBooks etc. Enhance & Grow Your Business Knowledge in as little as 4 Weeks with Our Accountant Certification Programs From employers to clients, everyone likes a financial professional

Read More »