Millennials and Accounting: A Good Match?

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Much has been written about millennials and the workplace.  Given their worldview and what they value some have questioned their suitability for some professions.  So, are millennials and accounting good for each other? Believe it or not the answer is yes. You would be forgiven for thinking that accounting would be the last profession in which  millennials could prosper.  But…

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Are Financial Certifications Worth It?

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Finance.  There may be no other professional field with more certifications.  You look at some letterhead and it has a list of names with a veritable alphabet behind them.  It’s like an arms race of acronyms!  Are they really needed to help with your career? The answer is yes. You can debate which financial certifications will benefit you most but…

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The 4 Best Reasons to Become a CPA

The 4 Best Reasons to Become a CPA

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Deciding to take the CPA exam is a major commitment. Before you even take the first section of the exam, you’ll spend countless hours studying and preparing. Are you thinking of taking the CPA exam, but aren’t sure it’s worth all the time and effort? Here are four excellent benefits that earning a CPA certification can offer your career: CPAs…

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Accountants Are Hot

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It’s a good time for Accounting.  The job market outlook is maybe the best it’s ever been and the number of college students in accounting programs is at an all-time high.  Consider: The number of students enrolled in accounting programs broke 250,000 for the first time according to the AICPA’s 2015 Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and Demand…

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What New CPAs Should Know to Further Their Careers

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So, you’ve done it.  You’ve made it through the four-pronged crucible that is the CPA exam and you’re still standing.  First off, congratulations.  As we all know, this was no easy feat.  Secondly, now that you’re about to embark on the next level of your career, what are the things that will continue your upward trajectory over the long haul?…

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What Employers Look For – Accountant Resume Tips

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These days, the career options for accounting professionals are more widespread and varied than before. Accountants can find themselves going between several positions at the same company or even bounce between several different firms during the span of their career. Of course, none of this could happen without a good resume. Whether you’re looking to break into the world of…

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