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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    How the Pandemic Has Changed What Candidates Are Looking for

    Posted: January 24, 2022
    Before the pandemic in 2017 and 2018, salary was one of the main priorities for hiring, but there has been a significant change in the past two years. Candidates today are looking for a variety of items. Find out what their most recent asks are.
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    A Blockchain Analogy for CPAs

    Posted: January 18, 2022
    A blockchain is an intricate technology designed to securely record transactions. There are various blockchain platforms running different systems. All blockchains work with specialized machines called nodes. Here are some points to help you figure it all out.
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    5 Tips to Find an Accounting Job After Graduation

    Posted: December 24, 2021
    With so many accounting graduates competing for the same jobs, how do you differentiate yourself? A job search is a marathon, not a sprint. Here are some tips for new graduates.
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    Uncle Sam Dives into Crypto — Implications for CPAs

    Posted: December 13, 2021
    Crypto’s journey into the mainstream markets hit a milestone in October of 2021, when the first exchange-traded fund linked to bitcoin futures made its stock market debut. However, what many have failed to recognize are the tax implications.
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    How Technology and COVID-19 Changed the Future of the Accounting Profession

    Posted: December 1, 2021
    The tide has been turning for quite some time, changing the role of the accountant to business advisor. What has become clear now, more than ever, is that technology and automation is the future of the accounting profession.
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    5 SEO Strategies for CPAs to Get Found Online

    Posted: November 3, 2021
    By using common terms on your website, the site competes with thousands of others for first-page ranking. It's more effective to create the niche result you want to be found for than ask people to sift through the noise to find you. Here are some SEO strategies to make your website more attractive.
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    The Value of Early CPA Exam and Licensure Discussions

    Posted: November 1, 2021
    Giving thought to taking the CPA Exam or licensure in the early stages of education is crucial for accounting students today. They will be able to plan better and have less anxiety when the time comes.


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