Education & Careers news January 2010

Education & Careers

Accounting student scholarship fund receives record-breaking donations

Thanks to a $50,000 donation from the Monmouth/Ocean Chapter of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, New Jersey students interested in accounting can attend college.
Education & Careers

Job seekers doom chances through poor networking

Poor networking habits are dooming short-term job prospects for active job seekers, according to new research from Upwardly Mobile, Inc., an online career management service based in Palo Alto, CA.
Education & Careers

2010 Accounting Student Scholarship will honor three students

AccountingWEB, the Web site dedicated to providing news and resources for members of the accounting profession, is now accepting applications for the 2010 AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship that is offered to undergraduate accounting majors throughout the country.
Education & Careers

Beta Alpha Psi kicks off regional competitions for accounting students

Beta Alpha Psi is gearing up for their 2010 Regional Meetings where students will be contending in “Best Practices” competitions sponsored by Deloitte.
Education & Careers

New tools available for job seekers

Robert Half International has released two new tools for those seeking work in this tight job market: online salary calculators in specialized fields and the 2010 Salary Guide.
Education & Careers

Are federal employees twice as good at their jobs as the rest of us?

Not earning enough in your current job? If you can land a job with the federal government, you could possibly double your total compensation.
Community News

New Jersey accountants teach financial independence to young people

According to Dawn Schwartz, vice president of development for Junior Achievement of New Jersey, who better to teach financial literacy education and bring financial programs to kids than accountants?