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How to Succeed in Your First Accounting Job
 

How to Succeed in Your First Accounting Job

Posted: April 10, 2017
The transition from studying accounting to practicing it can be an adventure. Here are some tips for navigating the transition from student life to career demands.


7 Onboarding Tips for New Hires
 

7 Onboarding Tips for New Hires

Posted: March 19, 2017
By following a few simple strategies, a new employee can make a smooth transition to a new position.


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.