by Terri Eyden on Sep 09, 2013
According to a recent survey from Accountemps, 73 percent of workers polled indicated they would have no problem looking for new employment before leaving their current firm.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 06, 2013
The Mary T. Washington Wylie Internship Preparation Program, created in 2012, represents the ICPAS' ongoing commitment to increase diversity in the accounting profession by providing underrepresented minority students with access and exposure to the profession.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 05, 2013
During a recent webinar presentation – "The Twelve Questions Rising Stars Ask about the Path to Partner" – Tamera Loerzel, a partner with ConvergenceCoaching LLC, offered advice regarding the role managers and partners need to take in helping young CPAs rise to partner.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 29, 2013
After reviewing the undergraduate accounting curriculum of many universities and colleges and finding that management accounting content was dwindling, the IMA launched a new initiative, the Higher Education Endorsement Program.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 29, 2013
Given the significant danger of losing clients or not attracting new ones because of intergenerational issues, Phyllis Weiss Haserot offers seven ways to achieve rapport with clients of different generations.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 27, 2013
This fall, teams of undergraduate business/accounting students from across the country will be able to test their personal financial planning skills when they participate in the 2013 AICPA Accounting Competition.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 26, 2013
For the third straight year, Accounting Principals has identified the top ten cities to find a job in finance. For 2013, Dallas takes the top spot on the list, followed by Houston and San Francisco.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 26, 2013
Confidence among US finance and accounting employees hit a high in the second quarter of 2013, spiking nearly ten points from the previous quarter and reaching levels not seen since before the recession, according to a new survey from The Mergis Group.
by gailperry on Aug 20, 2013
Despite concerns about the risks and costs associated with health care, US CFOs maintain a more positive perspective as they enter the second half of 2013, especially toward hiring and employment opportunities, according to a new survey.
by gailperry on Aug 20, 2013
The Women's Global Leadership Summit, which will be held October 24 and October 25 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington D.C., will attempt to close the gap in women's leadership by offering both aspiring and established women leaders access to the two resources that can solidify their path to success: authentic role models and solid skillbuilding.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 13, 2013
From the moment he decided to become a CPA, Jeremy Dillard knew he wanted his career to be about more than billable hours and client service. He also had a calling to serve - the desire to give back to his community and his profession.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 12, 2013
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) announced that Marcia Buchanan, CPA, of Washington, DC, is the institute's recipient of the Outstanding CPA in Government Career Contribution Award.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 12, 2013
Fortune 500 CFOs are staying at their jobs longer, as the average tenure among top corporate financial executives is 5.9 years, up from 4.9 years since 2008, according to new research.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 12, 2013
Some of the most promising young minds in the CPA profession will have the chance to learn about their own personal leadership style and critical issues facing their field when they participate in the AICPA 2013 Leadership Academy Class.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 12, 2013
UDPATE: President Obama has signed the student loan rates bill into law. The bill that will lower interest rates on federal subsidized Stafford student loans was approved by the House of Representatives on July 31.

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