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Our Friday Wrap-Up: What You May Have Missed This Week

Jan 23rd 2015
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Going Concern: AICPA's Concern Over a Building Gap in CPA Exam Candidates Totally Immaterial
Back in December, AICPA President, CEO, and Chosen One Barry Melancon said in his "state of the profession" interview with CPA Letter Daily that the AICPA can't figure out why so many people are graduating with accounting degrees but fewer are sitting for the CPA exam.

Open Items:Can a Seasonal Position Become Full Time?
I am about to start a job as a seasonal tax preparer at CliftonLarsonAllen. I have talked to my future supervisor as well as a few others that work for the company and they said to see it as a tryout and that if everything goes fine I should become full time. I was wondering if anyone has any insight or helpful tips. Thanks!

The Queen's AccountingWEB:Tax season tips for taking care of yourself
It's very important at this time of year for accountants to look after their physical and mental wellbeing. Rachael Power offers some helpful advice.

BusinessZone: RBS admits to mis-selling loans: Sign of a changing culture?
After RBS admitted to mis-selling loans, Lawrence Tomlinson, the government's former entrepreneur-in-residence, looks at whether it is a signal that culture is changing at the bank.

HRZone:Job specifications - too many boxes to tick?
Are job descriptions hindering your recruitment practices?

My Customer:Send in the drones! Five customer service tech trends for 2015
The technological trends set to define customer service in the coming 12 months.

TrainingZone: What makes a good leader?
Drawing on her own experiences, Leona Barr-Jones looks at the differences between leadership and management and why they are important in business.


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