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New Job? 7 Tips to Soar Through Your First 90 Days
 

New Job? 7 Tips to Soar Through Your First 90 Days

Posted: November 2, 2016
The start of a finance or accounting job is a busy and exciting time. However, your new boss and colleagues are watching and scrutinizing your performance during the first few months to discover whether you’re a keeper. Here are seven tips to help you make the best first impression.


Wanted: Accountants with Mix of Soft and Hard Skills
 

Wanted: Accountants with Mix of Soft and Hard Skills

Posted: October 25, 2016
When evaluating candidates to fill staff-level accounting and finance positions, a majority of finance executives said it is equally important for a professional to have number-crunching expertise and be able to talk shop with colleagues.


How a CPA License Works Across State Lines
 

How a CPA License Works Across State Lines

Posted: June 14, 2016
Young accountants preparing to take the CPA Exam and college accounting students looking to plot a career must answer several questions. One of the most basic, and most important, is “Where?” Where should I take the CPA Exam? Where will I work? Where should I get licensed? This Q&A will help answer those questions.

Excel Tips for the College Graduate: Part 2
 

Excel Tips for the College Graduate: Part 2

Posted: June 8, 2016
The final part of this two-part article series focuses on how you can use data analysis formulas with keyboard shortcuts to increase your analysis skills and ability to communicate those findings.


How to Seize Opportunities From an Internship
 

How to Seize Opportunities From an Internship

Posted: May 26, 2016
Think of internships as really long interviews. Use this opportunity to see the firm's vision and values, the type of work they do, clients they serve, relationships within the office, training, perks of working for the company and more.

Business Etiquette: Your Key to Success
 

Business Etiquette: Your Key to Success

Posted: May 26, 2016
Conducting yourself as a professional encompasses how you dress, how you conduct yourself in meetings, how you come across in emails, social media and other forms of communication. You are a representation of your own brand and the company you work for.