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IMA: Total Compensation Up 7.1 Percent in 2014 for US Management Accountants

The median salary also increased by $4,000 from 2013 to 2014 for US IMA members, according to a new salary study.
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Many CFOs Predict Good Things When They Empower Their Employees

Research shows that CFOs may want to create a culture of increased autonomy—this can encourage employees to stay.
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How Chief Financial Officers Can Become Major Corporate Players

CFOs are no longer simply in charge of bill paying. They can now be key drivers of their corporations' futures.
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IIA Survey: Internal Audit Executives Grappling with Talent Shortage

Despite concerns about a shrinking internal auditor talent pool, 29% of chief audit executives expect to increase staffing in 2015.
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8 Lessons You and Your Clients Learn by Watching Downton Abbey

It's no joke: your Baby Boomer clients learn financial lessons from the show that are applicable a century later.
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Busy Season Quiz for Accountants: Rate Our Efficiency Tips

To help you get through the rest of the season, we've compiled an interactive list. Cast your vote for the best!
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30 Master’s Degree Programs for Accounting Students That Cost Under $25,500

Weber State University in Utah had the lowest cost at $18,486, according to a new study by Accounting Degree Review.
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How Three Minutes of Mindfulness Can Transform Your Busy Season

As we get into the toughest part of tax season, a few minutes of meditation can make you happier and more productive.
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It’s a Seller's Market for Accountants: Report Finds Demand Is High

Companies need to move fast to attract the best staff, thanks to unemployment rates below national average.
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How You Can Relieve Work Stress and Take the Ride of Your Life

We're all busy, especially this time of year, and sometimes the best solution is changing perspective.
Education & Careers

Career Success Secret: Get Both Public and Private Experience

If you want to make it big as a management accountant, you need just the right amount of public experience.
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How Accounting Firms Can Get an Edge in the Recruitment Game

You don’t have to be a Big 4 firm to achieve recruitment success, if you know the right techniques.
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5 Questions for a Successful Accounting Internship Program

Whether you’re an accounting student or an HR manager, internships can be a sweet deal—the devil's in the details.
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Innovation Is the Key Trait Needed to Rise to the Top, Say CFOs

According to a survey, only 31 percent of CFOs said that innovation is a strength of their employees.
Education & Careers

Looking at the Growth in Accounting Master's Programs

There are a number of reasons why a traditional four-year undergraduate program is no longer adequate.
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3 Tips on How Your Firm Can Find the Right Qualified Accounting Candidate

A new study by The Execu/Search Group also identified the top technical and soft skills employers are looking for.
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5 Tips for Using Social Media for Marketing and Career Growth

Social media can be a powerful tool for accountants, and can jump start your firm and your career.
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Website Ranks Best Tuition Rates for Online Accounting Master’s Degrees in 2015

The lowest cost of $12,650 was shared by two sister universities, according to a new Accounting Degree Review study.
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Think Again: Accounting Resumes with Gaps May Not Be Bad News

Both job seekers and employers dread the occasional resume gap—what happened here? Both groups need to lighten up.
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Three Ways to Keep Your Best Employees from Leaving Your Firm

This is the season when you appreciate having a loyal staff. Here are some tips on keeping them loyal.

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