Education & Careers news April 2011

Education & Careers

Favorite interview questions of potential employers

The resume helps land the interview, but when it comes to making hiring decisions, employers are looking for less-obvious clues that an applicant is right for the job.
Practice

Is this dress code professionalism overkill?

If you are thinking about branding or flexibility for your firm’s people, the 43-page new dress code from Swiss bank UBS AG should get your attention.
Practice Development

Accountants as business advisors

Mark Lee, consultant practice editor of our sister site, AccountingWEB.co.uk, and chairman of the Tax Advice Network, offers accountants some food for thought.
Education & Careers

More bad news for job searchers

Chief financial officers are markedly shifting their focus from cost cutting to revenue growth, but they remain wary of increased hiring at home, according to the results of the Deloitte CFO Signals quarterly survey for the first quarter of 2011.
Education & Careers

So long office blues -- 8 ways to put a spring in your step

Overdoing it long term is not only counterproductive it can lead to you feeling run-down and despondent. Below I have put together my eight top tips to keep the office blues firmly at bay.
Education & Careers

UCBerkeley accounting students win Deloitte Student Case Study Seminar competition

A team of accounting students from the University of California, Berkeley took top honors at the 16th annual National Student Case Study Seminar against five other national finalist schools from across the country,
Education & Careers

Globalsym: International accounting students lock business horns in this fierce competition

It's not often you find a heated contest between Texans and… the Irish. No, it's not sports, dancing celebrities, a weight-loss challenge, or politics. This competition involves bean counting and business know-how.