It's a great time to be a corporate internal auditor – pay and perks for the profession are growing at a faster pace than most other jobs. Internal auditors in the United States and Canada received a median 3 percent increase in their base salaries in 2012, the second year in a row they've seen an increase.
What do you think of when you hear the word "coach?" For most of us, it brings up thoughts of athletics and someone who has coached a team that we have been a part of or maybe one that we follow as a fan.
INCPAS ended 2012 on a high note when it was recognized at the eleventh annual STAR Awards Banquet for the efforts of individual staff and for its creative and innovative accomplishments in new programming.
Accountants love data, and the number crunchers at CBIZ are especially pleased with their level of charitable giving this year: 648,034 pounds of food donated to community food banks across the country.
We thought it might be fun to share with you a list of our top ten, most-read articles of 2012. Overall, it looks like technology topics are of the most interest to you and your colleagues, followed by career and tax-related stories. Enjoy!
During a presentation at AccountingWEB Live!, Mark Lloydbottom of Practice Management Consulting said that the way to start offering your clients gold medal-level service is by asking meaningful questions and making a difference in their lives.
December 14 probably started like any other workday in the life of a young accountant. Ryan Lanza was at his desk when the horrifying news came that a man had burst into Sandy Hook Elementary School and opened fire on children and adults.
Are you really getting paid for what you do? The debate between billable hours vs. value pricing has heated up in the accounting profession over the past few years, especially as technology continues to increase efficiency.
Christopher Street Financial, a New York-based wealth management firm, was founded in 1981 when Bob Casaletto, a gay man who worked at Merrill Lynch, realized that the financial needs of people in his community weren't being met.
Maria Prestigiacomo is one of more than 200 Ernst & Young employees in the United States helping low-income high school students see college as a reality by participating in the firm's College MAP initiative.
In almost every group discussion I've participated in with college students and young alums as a mentor, cross-generational networker, coach, or friend, the question of following or having a passion in one's work comes up.
If you're looking to recruit anyone with a sense of adventure or fun, especially Gen Xers/Yers, the best thing you can do is highlight the personal (read: non-accounting) side of your firm and do it where they "live."
The mood around the office water cooler is generally positive, new research suggests. In an Accountemps survey, nearly four in ten workers (39 percent) described the morale at their companies as very good.