AccountingWEB Life news October 2010

AccountingWEB Life

New Jersey CPA Society Facebook page surpasses 2,000 fans

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) recently announced that the NJSCPA page on Facebook has surpassed 2,000 fans.
Practice Management

Do Millennials lack empathy?

Recently I was asked by a reporter to comment on some research studies concluding that Gen Y/Millennials (people approximately 31 and younger now) are much less empathetic to others than the generations coming before them.
Education & Careers

Tips for managing time, energy

It seems like no one has enough time these days. I don't know one person who has less to do than five years ago. Therefore, time management is about managing energy, attention, and commitments.
AccountingWEB Life

A guide to being a better learner

As a late baby-boomer in the 1970s and 1980s, I knew only two studying techniques: read and memorize. Before highlighter pens, the reading was laborious, often boring and thwarted by a wandering mind.
AccountingWEB Life

Social media offers low-cost way to crank up your marketing program

In a tough economy, marketing is often the first to go. But that can mean missed opportunities. So, more accounting firms are using social media to boost their marketing efforts without busting their budgets.
Education & Careers

Myth: Your boss is too busy to meet with you

Don't fall for the myth that some bosses are just too busy to meet with you. The truth is your boss does not have time not to meet with you on a regular basis no matter how busy your boss might be.
AccountingWEB Life

Does the health care bill impose a tax on the sale of your home?

We have received many inquiries from clients and friends of the firm regarding the veracity of claims that the new health care legislation will impose a 3.8 percent Medicare tax on sales of personal residences beginning in 2013.
AccountingWEB Life

Good bookkeeping helps small businesses prepare for quarterly tax payments

Small business owners can benefit by paying taxes quarterly rather than annually. Good planning can help a business owner avoid having to pay a large lump sum when it's time to file the tax return.
Technology

It’s about time: How much time should staff spend on social media activities?

It’s likely that your employees spend a sizeable percentage of their time using social media. As work/life balance continues to blend into one homogenous string of activities, social media activity is happening in your workplace whether you realize it or not.

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