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Ohio Society Unveils New Women's Initiative

When the OSCPA surveyed its membership last year, more than 80 percent of women CPAs indicated they wanted the OSCPA to develop programs and activities specifically geared for female members.
Education & Careers

Five Symptoms of Intergenerational Stressors and Stress Busters

Unresolved intergenerational tensions can cause stress that decreases engagement, productivity, and, ultimately, profitability. The symptoms are likely to strike workers at all levels and management – up to the top.
Education & Careers

New IMA Site Addresses Competency Crisis in Accounting

The IMA recently launched a website that is designed to engage accounting and finance professionals, students, employers, and academics in a dialogue about the talent gap within the accounting profession.
Education & Careers

Robert Half: Accounting Starting Salaries Up Average of 3.4 Percent in 2014

Starting salaries in the accounting and finance profession are projected to increase by an average of 3.4 percent across the board in 2014, with financial and business analysts, internal auditors, and entry-level accountants among the positions that are most in demand.
Education & Careers

Survey Finds Career Growth Opportunities Lacking in Accounting

Despite knowing that most employees leave their companies because of a lack of opportunity for career growth, only 14 percent of hiring managers in accounting and finance said they are willing to negotiate employee development opportunities during the hiring process.
Education & Careers

EY Survey Explores Managing the Generational Mix

A new survey released by Big Four professional services organization EY explores generational dynamics in the workplace and reveals a significant movement in Generations Y and X surging into management roles over the last five years.
Education & Careers

AICPA/Accountemps Announce $25,000 in Scholarships

On October 23, the AICPA announced ten recipients of the 2013-2014 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship. Each recipient will receive a $2,500 award for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Education & Careers

Robert Half Survey Finds Career Growth Improving for Women in Accounting

The ability of women in finance and accounting to advance through the ranks is better now than ten years ago, according to financial executives surveyed recently by global staffing firm Robert Half.
Education & Careers

Prepping Future CPAs: AICPA Awards Innovative Teaching

Firm leaders who want to know how the latest generation of CPAs are prepared to enhance their business and meet the demands of a "dynamic marketplace" need to look no further than the college accounting classroom.
Education & Careers

Houston CPAs Continue Tradition of Helping Students Stay in School

For the past twenty-two years, CPAs from the Houston CPA Society have been a consistent presence in Houston-area schools, dedicating their time and resources through the society's CPAs Helping Schools program.
Education & Careers

ADP Report: SMBs Created 102,000 Jobs in September

Small and medium-sized businesses accounted for 102,000 of the 166,000 jobs created from August to September; however, jobs for financial activities declined during that time frame, according to the latest national employment report from ADP.
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North Carolina CPAs Help Families 'Make Cents' of Financial Future

This fall, CPAs from the North Carolina Association of CPAs will step up to help families in their state fill the financial literacy gap when the association hosts its fifth annual Making Cents: A Financial Literacy Program.
Education & Careers

How to Market Your Firm to College Students

When it comes to recruiting the best and the brightest college students, firms are deploying a plethora of methods to reach America's future accountants.
Education & Careers

Survey Reveals Top Six Strategies to Recruit Skilled Workers

Many employers are pulling out all the stops to attract employees with in-demand skills, including offering better benefits, higher pay, and improved training and development opportunities, according to a new survey of CFOs.
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Creating Award-Winning Websites

A company website is so much more than a Yellow Pages ad, however many accounting firms have not moved beyond the concept of using the website as a static holding place for the company's address and a picture of the office building.
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Accounting Managers Cautiously Planning to Hire More in Q4

Managers in accounting, finance, and IT are cautiously optimistic about their hiring plans for the fourth quarter of 2013, according to a new hiring outlook survey from staffing firm Brilliant.
A&A

ACCA/IMA Report Reveals Ten Key Skills for Future CFOs

While many of today's CFOs have taken the usual finance stepping-stones toward their executive roles, they believe tomorrow's CFOs will need new experiences and key skills to meet the evolving needs of business, according to a new report.
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CPAs Go 'Back to Class' for Ohio Students

On November 13, over 1,500 CPAs will head into fifth and sixth grade classes across Ohio to teach FETCH!, a fun financial literacy game that teaches students how to budget and spend wisely, avoid debt, and save for a rainy day to ensure a healthy financial future.
Education & Careers

Deloitte Study: US Workers Lack Passion

As competitive pressures within the US workforce continue to mount, businesses are searching for workers who bring passion to their jobs to navigate challenges and accelerate performance improvement.
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True Inspiration: AICPA Honors San Diego State University Grad

Many people have probably dreamed about having the courage to change their lives and, despite all adversity, build the life they truly want to live. Accounting graduate Andrey A. Stoyan has actually done it.

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