Resources for Early Career Accounting Professionals 

10 Steps to Prepare for and Complete the CPA Exam
 

10 Steps to Prepare for and Complete the CPA Exam

Posted: November 12, 2019
With passing rates generally between 45 and 55 percent, the CPA Exam is considered to be one of the most difficult professional exams. This can be an enormous challenge, especially when juggling life, work and other responsibilities while studying. Here are some best practices.


Serious Presentation Tips from a Stand-Up Comic
 

Serious Presentation Tips from a Stand-Up Comic

Posted: October 15, 2019
For about 20 years, John Garrett has been crafting presentations for audiences — first as a stand-up comedian and now as a speaker at corporate events and conferences. Garrett, a former practicing CPA, likes to tell jokes, but he’s quite serious about presentations, from the number of words on a slide to the importance of “reading the room.”

What’s Wrong with My Resume?
 

What’s Wrong with My Resume?

Posted: September 24, 2019
Tips for formatting a resume for today’s online job search and overcoming ATS (applicant tracking system) hurdles. Here are a few ways to generate a resume that will garner top search results.


From the NJCPA Focus Blog

  • Why Banking is a Great Career Path for CPAs

    by Jose Borbon, CPA, assistant vice president and senior auditor, Kearny Bank | Oct 30, 2019
    Leading a commercial bank in any of the areas of credit, risk or finance is just as lucrative and just as exciting as being a partner at a large CPA firm, with the bonus of having work-life balance. CPAs should consider a career in banking.

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