by Terri Eyden on Apr 30, 2013
CPAs from Ohio Society of CPAs have been doing selfless, charitable acts of giving across their state for decades. But on Friday, June 21, Ohio CPAs will join forces statewide to volunteer for OSCPA's inaugural CPA Day of Service.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 26, 2013
UPDATE: Fans of Twinkies won't have to wait much longer before the snack cakes return to grocery store shelves. Hostess Brands LLC – Metropoulos & Co. and Apollo Global Management's new incarnation of the baking company that liquidated in Chapter 11 – is reopening four bakeries in the next eight to ten weeks.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 24, 2013
The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) has returned to talks aimed at unifying the accounting profession in Canada under the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) banner.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 24, 2013
Hein & Associates LLP will be transformed into a shopping plaza on April 25. That's because visiting school-aged children will be starting their own businesses – one of many activities the firm has organized for Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 23, 2013
Russell G. Golden has been named the next chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) effective July 1, 2013. Golden will succeed current FASB Chairman Leslie F. Seidman, whose term ends June 30.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 22, 2013
This spring, the Ohio Society of CPAs (OSCPA) is inviting college accounting students to shatter the one-dimensional, bland CPA typecasting by participating in its inaugural Me in a Moment: Future CPA Video Contest.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 19, 2013
As difficult as it has become to locate top performers, keeping them on board is proving to be an even greater worry for employers. Nearly four in ten CFOs interviewed said retaining valuable employees is their biggest staffing concern for the next twelve months.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 16, 2013
No matter how well we organize our to-do lists and how productive we are in handling the products and tasks, invariably, unexpected obligations, interruptions, and other developments arise that are going to throw us off.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 11, 2013
Currently, there's a mismatch of skills between many of the unemployed and skills needed now and going forward. This isn't just about technology, as you will see, and it applies to various levels of seniority.
To be named "top of the class" is always an honor. But when you're named one of the top 39 candidates in a pool of 92,000 contenders, that honor is especially impressive. That's exactly what happened for 39 CPA Exam candidates when the AICPA announced the 2012 Elijah Watt Sells Award winners.
The March US Department of Labor jobs report showed fewer jobs were added than in any month in almost a year, which adds to the uncertainties facing small businesses and accountants.
On April 9, 2013, Doc.It, an industry-leading provider of a powerful and scalable full suite of document management products for accounting professionals, announced that Mike Sabbatis was elected to Doc.It's board of directors.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 05, 2013
Deloitte is expanding its relationship with Indiana University's (IU) Kelley School of Business to become the founding member of its Institute for Business Analytics (IBA) program.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 02, 2013
With so many vital lessons to instill in their preteen children in just a few short years, it's no surprise many parents often overlook teaching their children one of the most basic and practical skills – how to handle their money.
by Terri Eyden on Apr 01, 2013
When was the last time you checked the firmness of your handshake? That may seem like a ridiculous trait to focus on, but it tells people something about your level of confidence and professionalism in the business world, even if those impressions are inaccurate.
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