Education & Careers news July 2011

Education & Careers

AccountingWEB student scholarship winning essay: Secret agent accountant

Howard G. Telson, AccountingWEB student scholarship winner from The College of New Jersey, shares a clever story about the possible use of smartphone applications.
Technology

AccountingWEB student scholarship winning essay: Want to see the future of the accounting profession? There's an app for that

Lucas Taylor, AccountingWEB student scholarship winner, shares his ideas on how recent advances in smartphone technology have transformed mobile phones from simple communication devices into complex media centers with capabilities unheard of just a decade ago.
Technology

AccountingWEB student scholarship winning essay: There's an app for that

AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship winner Steven Garner addresses the potential of app technology for handheld devices.
Education & Careers

AccountingWEB announces 2011 Accounting Student Scholarship winners

AccountingWEB is pleased to announce that three winners have been chosen as the 2011 AccountingWEB Accounting Student Scholarship winners.
Education & Careers

PCAOB selects academic institutions to receive scholarships for 2011-2012 year

Accounting students from 52 undergraduate and graduate institutions will be the recipients of scholarships awarded by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).
Education & Careers

AICPA debuts E.D.G.E. conference for future CPA leaders

The newest generation of CPA leaders will have the chance to hone both their professional skills and personal growth this summer when the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) hosts its inaugural E.D.G.E. conference.
Education & Careers

A social life: When employees and applicants take to Facebook

Imagine one of your employees bashes your company or their coworkers on Facebook. You might think that you could fire that employee. But you would probably be wrong.
Education & Careers

Millennials frustrated with weak economy, scarcity of jobs

POLL: Only 31% of young people 18-29 approve of the President’s handling of youth unemployment, 69% say Washington is not addressing concerns of young people.
Education & Careers

IMA survey finds slight increase in salaries for finance and accounting professionals

The Institute of Management Accountants' recent salary survey found that, while salary increases were moderate in 2010, accountants holding professional certification have greater earning power than those with no certification.