News for Emerging Professionals

  • Ten Tips for Accounting Firm Websites

    No matter how web designs change over time or what tools come out to produce them, you can count on these ten hard truths. If you’re willing to accept them, you’ll get the most out of your website and you’ll avoid making rookie mistakes.
  • How to Help Startups Achieve Accounting Success

    Enabling your startup clients to set up a successful accounting function involves both an understanding of their needs and the ability to tailor relevant solutions to meet those needs.
  • Why Morning is the Best Time for a Job Interview

    The early bird not only catches the worm, but he or she may also land a job. In a recent survey of more than 2,200 CFOs by Accountemps, 61 percent of respondents said the most productive time for conducting hiring interviews is between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. These findings are in line with a previous study from 2010.
  • How To Find Time To Study For The CPA Exam

    Ryne Olson knows what it’s like to be busy. She works at Feniks & Co. LLC in Fairbanks, Alaska. When she’s not there, she’s running her own dog-racing team, Ryno Sled Dog Kennel. And earlier this year, her team competed in the Iditarod, the premier dog-racing event that spans the more than 1,000 miles between Anchorage and Nome in Alaska.
  • How New Hires Can Make a Good First Impression

    We all know first impressions matter, but just how much time does it take to make a good one when starting a new job?
  • NASBA Introduces CPA Experience Verification Service

    The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy has launched a CPA Experience Verification service to provide CPA licensure applicants from the U.S. and abroad with a more coherent, standardized experience validation and verification process.
  • What will be Tested on the Next CPA Exam?

    As the business environment has changed, a shift has occurred in the type of work newly licensed CPAs perform.
  • Millennials Struggling to Save Money

    Millennials want to save more money, but low salaries, high living expenses, and poor financial habits get in their way, a new AICPA survey found.
  • Deloitte Foundation Announces 2016 Doctoral Fellowships in Accounting

    The Deloitte Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to each of 10 top accounting PhD candidates through the Deloitte Foundation’s annual Doctoral Fellowship program. Given to students who plan to pursue academic careers upon graduation, the award will support the 2016 recipients’ final year of coursework and the subsequent year to complete their doctoral dissertation.
  • How Recent College Graduates are Faring — in 3 Charts

    Since the Great Recession and recovery, conventional wisdom has held that a decent share of recent college graduates are working as baristas or sales clerks instead of putting their degrees to use. That would make sense given that today’s late 20- and 30-somethings graduated into one of the worst job markets in history. It was tough to find a job, let alone one that paid well.

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