Education & Careers news May 2011

Education & Careers

Strong hiring demand forecast for accounting grads

Newly minted accountants have some of the brightest job prospects in the nation, with nearly 90 percent of accounting firms forecasting the same or increased hiring of graduates this year compared with 2010.
Education & Careers

Do for-profit colleges deserve taxpayer support?

The for-profit college industry has come under a firestorm of controversy from a number of sources for allegedly using misleading, possibly fraudulent, marketing, and student recruiting practices.
Education & Careers

World of Accounting introduces profession to Rochester, NY high school students

The World of Accounting showcase, hosted by the Rochester chapter of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) on April 29, provided nearly 200 New York high school students with an opportunity to explore career options in accounting.
Education & Careers

Social networking provides new playing field for U.S. job seekers

Almost one-in-five people surveyed from the United States are going online in their hunt for work, however many are growing nervous about the potential career fallout from personal content on social networking sites.