Finding the Right Mentor

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We’ve all heard advice and stories about the benefits of finding a mentor.  According to Success magazine, about 70 percent of Fortune 500 companies have initiated some sort of formal program for mentoring.  But while 86 percent of the more than 2,200 CFOs surveyed by Accountemps said having a mentor is somewhat or very important for career development, only 26…

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Technically Speaking…

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In a previous post we talked about how technical savvy was one of the top skills a CPA needs these days.  But this is an important enough topic that it deserves its own post.  Accounting firms are moving towards the cloud and a paperless office.  It’s a more efficient and secure way to handle data and protect client information.  It’s…

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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 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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