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by Terri Eyden on Mar 07, 2013
Accountants with solid credentials should have no employment worries, because demand and pay throughout the profession are showing strong gains this year, according to reports from the recruitment firm Robert Half International.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 06, 2013
On Friday, January 25, 2013, a unanimous panel of the D.C. Circuit ruled that President Obama had unconstitutionally appointed three board members to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
by Terri Eyden on Mar 06, 2013
Indiana University's (IU) Kelley School of Business has achieved CFA Program Partner status with CFA Institute, which offers the premier certification in the investment industry worldwide.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 04, 2013
The American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA) has announced the organization officially changed its name to the Accounting & Financial Women's Alliance, with the tagline, "Connect. Advance. Lead."
by Terri Eyden on Mar 03, 2013
Combine an uncertain economic environment, increased government regulations, and the number of Baby Boomers retiring, and you have a sharp increase in demand for seasoned corporate tax professionals.
by Terri Eyden on Mar 02, 2013
This winter, the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) is offering Illinois college students majoring in accounting the opportunity to alleviate the skyrocketing cost of college while pursuing their dream of becoming a CPA by earning a scholarship.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 28, 2013
According to a recent survey, finance and accounting professionals' confidence in their own job prospects rose late last year, with more than half reporting they're confident they can find a new job.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 28, 2013
The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has opened registration for its ninety-fourth Annual Conference and Exposition to be held June 22-26 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 25, 2013
Every accountant knows the stereotype: the cautious, change-averse perfectionist more comfortable in the world of numbers than the messy world of people and experiences. CFOs suffer some of the same misperceptions.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 22, 2013
Best-selling writer Patricia Cornwell won a $50.9 million judgment February 18 after a federal court jury in Boston unanimously found her former accounting and business management firm negligent.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 22, 2013
One publication describes them as a "power couple," but those days may be over for Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Jackson Jr., at least for now. On February 20, both Jacksons entered guilty pleas in the separate charges brought against them.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 21, 2013
Ernst & Young recently joined the ranks of seventy top business leaders in proclaiming their support of the Common Core State Standards for education, which are designed to ensure students leave school with the skills needed to succeed in college and careers.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 19, 2013
NASBA has announced a call for proposals for its Accounting Education Research Grants Program, which is aimed at advancing research on educational issues impacting CPAs, the public accounting profession, and boards of accountancy.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 19, 2013
Two thought leaders in accounting education, IMA® and AAA's Management Accounting Section, are working to bridge the gap between the skills currently provided in accounting education and those required in practice.
by Terri Eyden on Feb 18, 2013
KPMG is leveraging its sponsorship of two top professional golfers – Phil Mickelson and Stacy Lewis – by donating 5,000 new books to local schools for each tournament victory the golfers achieve this season.