by Terri Eyden on Jun 25, 2013
If you're trying to find the Illinois CPA Society's (ICPAS) new President and CEO Todd Shapiro, chances are you won't catch him in his downtown Chicago office. That's because he's busy conducting his own ICPAS whistle-stop tour of sorts.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 25, 2013
The ACCA and IMA have announced a new strategic initiative for the global finance profession – Financial Leadership and Performance.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 24, 2013
As chair of the CalCPA for 2013-2014, Richard Simitian, CPA, will seek to strengthen relationships between CalCPA and California accounting firms. He also wants to focus on retaining new members and developing their leadership potential.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 21, 2013
In one fell swoop, a beautiful bombshell knocked some wind out of two long-held stereotypes. The new Miss USA is an accountant. That's right, Erin Brady works as a financial accountant at Prudential Retirement in Hartford. Or at least she did.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 19, 2013
Connect with industry leaders and get a first-hand look at the latest innovations for tax and accounting professionals at the CCH: Connections: User Conference 2013.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 18, 2013
Moss Adams has pledged to donate $500,000 over the next five years to the College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University to help fund student scholarships and enhance faculty development opportunities.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 18, 2013
In a recent study, Bersin by Deloitte found that overall spending on training rose 12 percent on average in 2012 – a sign that amidst greater financial stability, organizations are focused on reskilling their workforces.
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.

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