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Miss USA: Accountants Can Be Beautiful

In one fell swoop, a beautiful bombshell knocked some wind out of two long-held stereotypes. The new Miss USA is an accountant. That's right, Erin Brady works as a financial accountant at Prudential Retirement in Hartford. Or at least she did.
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CCH Connections: User Conference 2013 Registration Now Open

Connect with industry leaders and get a first-hand look at the latest innovations for tax and accounting professionals at the CCH: Connections: User Conference 2013.
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Moss Adams Pledges $500,000 to Western Washington University

Moss Adams has pledged to donate $500,000 over the next five years to the College of Business and Economics at Western Washington University to help fund student scholarships and enhance faculty development opportunities.
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Surge Continues in Learning and Development Spending

In a recent study, Bersin by Deloitte found that overall spending on training rose 12 percent on average in 2012 – a sign that amidst greater financial stability, organizations are focused on reskilling their workforces.
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USU Students Win Regional Beta Alpha Psi Competition

As any CPA knows, trying to explain accounting, the "language of business," to clients can sometimes be a difficult task. Now try to imagine explaining complex financial topics to a troop of Boy Scouts.
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So You're Thinking of Joining a LinkedIn Group: 10 or so Tips for Getting the Most Out of the LinkedIn Group Experience

Participating in Groups on LinkedIn is a great way to network with your peers and build your client and customer base.
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5 Tips & Tricks for Reviewers

When an audit review is seamless and pain free, the reviewer’s life becomes so much easier! Join the webinar and learn.
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Committed to the Climb: Plante Moran Launches Women in Leadership Initiative

In April, Plante Moran, a company long known for its groundbreaking approach to attracting and developing top female talent, announced the launch of its new Women in Leadership initiative to ensure aspiring female leaders don't have to travel the path to leadership alone.
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Survey: Accounting and Finance Make List of Toughest Jobs to Fill

For the third year in a row, accounting and finance is among the top ten jobs that are the hardest for employers to fill, according to a recent survey from Milwaukee-based workforce solutions firm ManpowerGroup.
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Ryan Gosling Look-Alike Accountant Causes a Stir in Detroit

On June 4, scores of people in downtown Detroit posed for photographs with a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and sunglasses who they thought was Academy Award-nominated actor Ryan Gosling.
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Going Concern Talent - A New Accounting Jobs Resource

Going Concern, the accounting world's cutting-edge source of news and information, announces a new and better way of helping accounting firms find the very best talent. Going Concern Talent offers a refreshing approach to finding the most dynamic and motivated accounting professionals in the country.
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Beta Alpha Psi Announces Margaret Fiorentino as New Executive Director

The board of directors of Beta Alpha Psi is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Fiorentino as its next executive director. Her new title is effective June 3, 2013, and she will assume full responsibilities in August 2013.
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Wolters Kluwer Appoints Karen Abramson New CEO for Tax & Accounting Division

Wolters Kluwer announced June 6, 2013, the appointment of Karen Abramson as CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a global leader in tax, accounting, and audit software and solutions.
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Portrait of the Resilient Accountant

The resilient accountant adeptly manages sudden, significant, and complex change with minimal dysfunctional behavior. Rather than shrink from controversy, resilient professionals are more likely to dive into the fray.
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Ernst & Young Volunteers Deliver Financial and Life Lessons in NYC

More than 450 Ernst & Young employees participated in this year's EY Connect Day, fanning out across New York City and Long Island to deliver financial and life lessons to K-12 public school students.
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The Cross-Generational Mind-set of Young Veterans

As a result of wars during the lifetimes of Gen Yers/Millennials, we have a large pool of veterans who, as a group, are recognized, thanked, and celebrated by our country's population. But when they join the civilian ranks, many face difficulties getting jobs.
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NJSCPA Names Its "50 Over 50"

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has announced its inaugural list of the "50 Over 50." These seasoned CPA practitioners and members of the NJSCPA were selected for their continuing impact on the accounting profession in the Garden State and beyond.
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Community Service Is a Responsibility BKD Takes Full Throttle

During the monthlong festivities that preceded this year's Indianapolis 500, Ted Dickman saw a lot of smiles – not only on the faces of those who organized and participated in the events, but on the faces of those who attended the events.
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Fearless Future: ICPAS Conference Aims to Develop Authentic Leaders

There's a new paradigm of leadership on the horizon, and, according to the organizers of the Illinois CPA Society's (ICPAS) newest conference for young professionals, it's authentic, distinctive, and decidedly fearless.
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AICPA Announces Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award Winners

Accounting school graduates aren't the only ones receiving accolades this spring. On May 20, the AICPA named Janet L. Colbert and Donald E. Tidrick recipients of the 2013 Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award.

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