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.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 28, 2013
There's little doubt that Ali Paul, leadership and outreach manager at the Indiana CPA Society, is truly "inspiring" people. For the second time in less than four months, Paul has been honored for her efforts to increase diversity in the accounting profession.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 26, 2013
Jennifer Miller is one of Somerset CPAs' employees who participates in the firm's on-site corporate yoga program. The program offers the firm's 150 employees the chance to untether themselves from their desks twice a month during tax season to participate in a forty-five-minute yoga session led by a registered yoga therapist hired by the firm.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 19, 2013
Krista McMasters – the first and only female to serve as CEO among the nation's current top fifty CPA firms and currently co-CEO of CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) – has announced she's retiring from the firm as of April 1, 2013.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 19, 2013
Move over "CSI." A team of high school students from Batavia, Illinois, recently came up with a new idea for a prime-time TV drama based on forensic investigation that earned them first place in the American Institute of CPA's Project Innovation: Start Here, Go Places. Competition of Creative Excellence.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 14, 2013
The young online accounting software company Xero announced a recent coup – hiring Stuart McLean away from Google Australia, where he was Cloud business applications development leader. McLean will lead Xero's worldwide sales and marketing team.