NJCPA Focus is an informative blog that discusses timely issues, trends and developments in the accounting industry from NJCPA members, staff and other professionals. 

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    3 Tips for Negotiating Salary

    Posted: March 10, 2022
    Negotiating your salary from the onset of a new relationship exemplifies a level of business acumen and confidence. In a worst-case scenario, you find out that you might not be suitable for the company, and in a best-case scenario, you have scored a great job and just stood up for yourself.
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    NetWeaving – A Softer Approach to Networking

    Posted: March 4, 2022
    NetWeaving is a softer approach to networking because it eliminates the need to “sell.” Instead, you are helping someone out and, in doing so, providing real value to that person as well as to yourself.
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    The Multiple Benefits of Giving Back to the Community

    Posted: March 1, 2022
    Giving back can be vital to an organization. Here are some potential benefits to getting employees involved.
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    Tax versus Audit versus Advisory Services – Where to Take Your Business

    Posted: February 24, 2022
    There are several major categories of services in the accounting industry — tax, audit and advisory — and each has its own benefits. Find out the pros and cons.
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    5 Considerations When Choosing Public Versus Private Accounting

    Posted: February 11, 2022
    Choosing a career in public versus private accounting is based on many factors. The key determinants are to know yourself, what motivates you and what your short- and long-term goals are.
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    5 Ways to Embrace DEI in Your Recruitment and Retention Strategy

    Posted: February 2, 2022
    There are many opportunities for employers to make small adjustments regarding diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) with big impact, particularly in employee benefits, programs and policies, and these adjustments may be easier and less expensive than you’d think.
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    Choosing the Right Succession Plan for Your Client

    Posted: February 1, 2022
    It's important to have a business succession plan in place. The alternative can be a nightmare scenario.Here are some options for your business-owning client who needs a succession plan.


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