Posted: July 30, 2018
Tighter budgets, flatter organizations, a heavy workload and too many direct reports often leave managers without the time — and sometimes without the skills — to shoulder the responsibility of being coach and mentor.
Posted: June 28, 2018
Ten Stockton University students who attended the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA) 2018 Annual Convention & Expo on June 14 learned practical hands-on accounting lessons as well as a glimpse into the future of the profession.
Posted: May 16, 2018
Preparing for the future of one's own firm can be far more daunting to CPAs than planning for those of their clients’. From making themselves more marketable to succession planning for the firm, CPAs today need to not only adapt to changes in the accounting profession but learn to thrive in spite of them.
Posted: April 18, 2018
Accounting students today are coming out of college a lot more technology-savvy than their predecessors, but they are still lacking key hard and soft accounting skills needed for minimum competencies in the business world.
Posted: April 9, 2018
Internships not only serve as a three-month interview, but also as a three-month sales pitch. Interns, their universities, and sponsoring employers all reap significant benefits from internship programs.
Posted: March 23, 2018
What do most successful people have in common? They read! I guarantee that an investment in your professional development will help you to become one of the most valuable staff at your company.
Posted: February 8, 2018
As CPAs begin to look at the first quarter of 2018, albeit in the middle of busy season, there is an undeniable fact that must be addressed — the CPA profession is undergoing dramatic changes from virtually every angle.
Posted: February 6, 2018
Establishing a clear career progression will allow employees to be engaged, motivated and eager to stay at the firm. Management should be focusing on effectively setting staff expectations as this will also help build trust and retain staff.
Posted: November 8, 2017
As the bulk of the workforce transitions from Boomers to Millennials, many of the old ways of doing business are being rebooted. Public accounting firms need to adapt to better attract and retain the changing talent demographic.
Posted: August 11, 2017
If you are an emerging leader in the accounting profession and want to keep current on the AICPA and how to boost your career, a great opportunity is to attend the AICPA's EDGE conference in New Orleans. Find out why.
Posted: July 31, 2017
Consider what, how, and when you communicate with your manager to build a more constructive relationship. Here are some tips for successfully managing up.
Posted: June 20, 2017
How can you take charge and ensure you have a rewarding and challenging career? Don’t let work affect your personal life; instead start taking your career personally! Find out how with this article.
Posted: June 7, 2017
Millennials have grown up in a time of economic uncertainty. Are you financially prepared for job loss, illness or other emergencies that could have an impact on your financial life?
Posted: May 12, 2017
Developing a plan is essential for figuring out the proper balance between parent, employee and CPA exam candidate. Read to find out three main elements that can help.
Posted: December 22, 2014
There’s a great Seinfeld
episode (which one isn’t?) where George and Jerry each become mentors to hapless, wide-eyed protégés, with hilarious results. But 21st century mentoring is no joke. It’s a proven way to enhance performance, improve job satisfaction and cultivate future generations of leaders at organizations.
Posted: December 22, 2014