by Terri Eyden on Jun 18, 2013
As any CPA knows, trying to explain accounting, the "language of business," to clients can sometimes be a difficult task. Now try to imagine explaining complex financial topics to a troop of Boy Scouts.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 11, 2013
In April, Plante Moran, a company long known for its groundbreaking approach to attracting and developing top female talent, announced the launch of its new Women in Leadership initiative to ensure aspiring female leaders don't have to travel the path to leadership alone.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 11, 2013
For the third year in a row, accounting and finance is among the top ten jobs that are the hardest for employers to fill, according to a recent survey from Milwaukee-based workforce solutions firm ManpowerGroup.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 10, 2013
On June 4, scores of people in downtown Detroit posed for photographs with a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and sunglasses who they thought was Academy Award-nominated actor Ryan Gosling.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 10, 2013
Going Concern, the accounting world's cutting-edge source of news and information, announces a new and better way of helping accounting firms find the very best talent. Going Concern Talent offers a refreshing approach to finding the most dynamic and motivated accounting professionals in the country.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 10, 2013
The board of directors of Beta Alpha Psi is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Fiorentino as its next executive director. Her new title is effective June 3, 2013, and she will assume full responsibilities in August 2013.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 06, 2013
Wolters Kluwer announced June 6, 2013, the appointment of Karen Abramson as CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a global leader in tax, accounting, and audit software and solutions.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 04, 2013
The resilient accountant adeptly manages sudden, significant, and complex change with minimal dysfunctional behavior. Rather than shrink from controversy, resilient professionals are more likely to dive into the fray.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 04, 2013
More than 450 Ernst & Young employees participated in this year's EY Connect Day, fanning out across New York City and Long Island to deliver financial and life lessons to K-12 public school students.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 03, 2013
As a result of wars during the lifetimes of Gen Yers/Millennials, we have a large pool of veterans who, as a group, are recognized, thanked, and celebrated by our country's population. But when they join the civilian ranks, many face difficulties getting jobs.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 03, 2013
The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has announced its inaugural list of the "50 Over 50." These seasoned CPA practitioners and members of the NJSCPA were selected for their continuing impact on the accounting profession in the Garden State and beyond.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 03, 2013
During the monthlong festivities that preceded this year's Indianapolis 500, Ted Dickman saw a lot of smiles – not only on the faces of those who organized and participated in the events, but on the faces of those who attended the events.
by Terri Eyden on May 30, 2013
There's a new paradigm of leadership on the horizon, and, according to the organizers of the Illinois CPA Society's (ICPAS) newest conference for young professionals, it's authentic, distinctive, and decidedly fearless.
by Terri Eyden on May 28, 2013
Accounting school graduates aren't the only ones receiving accolades this spring. On May 20, the AICPA named Janet L. Colbert and Donald E. Tidrick recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award.
by Terri Eyden on May 28, 2013
While overall employer expectations for hiring college graduates this fall are likely to remain relatively flat, more than half of companies report they'll be pursuing graduates who majored in accounting, according to a recent study.

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