105. Experience Requirements are #CANCELED at QuickBooks

Show Notes | June 1, 2021 | Episode 105

Have you ever been caught in the experience paradox? It’s when you can’t get the required experience from not having enough years of experience in the first place. Frustrating!

That’s where milspouse Ellen Harrison found herself after staying home for 7 years to raise her small children. Same for Army wife Kimberly Grant-Holliday, who had gaps in her resume from frequent PCSs, all while homeschooling her 3 children.

After discovering VirtForce, Ellen and Kimberly underwent online training, became certified, and ultimately got #hired at QuickBooks Live and TurboTax. 

Last year, Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, partnered with VirtForce in an effort to hire more military spouses like Ellen and Kimberly. Since then, Intuit received a lot of feedback about how milspouses would love to be a bookkeeper with QuickBooks Live, but they can’t fulfill the 1 year of experience requirement.

So, Intuit decided to take action and do something about it. 

Intuit is putting an end to the experience paradox by CANCELING the 1 year of bookkeeping experience requirement for its remote QuickBooks Live bookkeeping roles.

Intuit has heard military spouses’ struggles with resume gaps, so they are partnering with Coursera to offer a FREE 80-hour, self-paced bookkeeping course that will replace the 1 year of experience requirement for the military community. 

Tune in to hear more about how this major player is listening to the challenges of military life and setting a new standard for the bookkeeping industry.

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Links and Resources

VirtForce Job Board

Kimber Hill LinkedIn

Intuit LinkedIn

Register for the Bookkeeping Certification Course – http://bit.ly/VFBKCERT

Register for the Intuit Talent Community – http://bit.ly/VFINT

QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor Certification Instructions

Enrolled Agent (EA) Credential Assistance Program 

In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

Resume Boot Camp
Freemium Course (Episodes 47-60): https://bit.ly/RBCEp47
Premium: http://bit.ly/vf-bc

Remote Virtual Assistant Certificate Program

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