Can I Lie About My Experience?
How to get real-world experience in a short amount of time
Q:Can I say I specialize in bookkeeping for lawyersand chiropractors even though I have no experience doingso?
A: Unless you're as convincing as the con artistportrayed in the 2002 film Catch Me if You Can, you need tohave some training or experience to back up your claim ofspecialization. Specialized training in bookkeeping for lawyers orchiropractors is probably not available, but you have severaloptions for getting the experience you need. One is to get a job asa part-time bookkeeper in a law or chiropractic office. This willfamiliarize you with the procedures, vocabulary and jargon of thatfield.
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