by Jeff Davidson on Nov 11, 2014
I know speakers who have presented more than 2,000 times. I know others who are luminaries in their field. Yet, the masses do not flock to them for the kinds of insights that could change careers. Why?
by Terry Sheridan on Nov 10, 2014
A recruiting manager for Robert Half Finance & Accounting has picked five questions that new CPAs in public accounting could expect to be asked—and gives some insights into how you might want to respond.
by AccountingWeb on Nov 03, 2014
There's nothing else like it: a full day of virtual presentations—all eligible for CPE. So prop up your computer or tablet, get the popcorn going, and join us on December 11.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 21, 2014
According to the staffing firm's recently released "2015 Salary Guide," some of the most in-demand accounting and finance jobs are bookkeeping clerk, accountant, and financial analyst.
by Bill Meador on Oct 20, 2014
Many accountants go into a death spiral when discussing during the interview why they left or got fired. Newsflash: no one cares. Here's the bottom line, on resume gaps and more.
by Terry Sheridan on Oct 10, 2014
Bitcoin is not just a flash-in-the pan. There are over 5 million holders of bitcoin, and 100,000 merchants accepting the virtual currency, with 1,000 more signing up each week. Don't get left out.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 09, 2014
According to a new Q4 jobs outlook by staffing firm Brilliant, 28 percent of businesses are planning to increase hiring of accountants and other finance professionals in the next 12 months; temp hiring is expected to go up by 16 percent.
by Bill Meador on Oct 07, 2014
Many current and future tax CPAs think they can control the flow of their careers when in most cases they are merely in the eye of the hurricane. But that doesn't mean you're without options.
by Amber Setter on Oct 06, 2014
The use of executive coaching as a leadership development tool is becoming increasingly popular within the accounting profession. EY shows how coaching makes good managers great.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 03, 2014
According to a new forecast released on Thursday by staffing firm Robert Half, strong demand is expected next year for such professionals as staff accountants, senior financial analysts, and business systems analysts.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 01, 2014
2014 has marked the fifth consecutive year in which the percentage of US-based internal auditors who earned bigger paychecks increased, according to a new study from the Institute of Internal Auditors.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 24, 2014
A new report from financial services consulting firm Mercer LLC found that the median total direct compensation for CFOs at S&P 500 companies increased by 7 percent last year to $3.13 million.
by Deanna White on Sep 23, 2014
Take a step back from GAAP. For senior managers in corporate finance, the word of the day is "agile." Today's finance leaders are no longer in the back office, but are helping companies grow. Companies that embrace financial best practices lead in other areas as well.
by Terry Sheridan on Sep 22, 2014
If you're a CPA with a bent for do-gooding, consider nonprofit accounting. It's a growing area with a lot of variety, but be prepared to roll up your sleeves: nonprofit doesn't mean non-stress.
by Amber Setter on Sep 22, 2014
For accounting majors, fall means recruiting season. They will probably be interviewed and evaluated—and these interviews and valuations will probably fail to achieve their purposes.