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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    10 Tips to Successfully Leap from Student to Accounting Professional

    Posted: October 8, 2021
    The biggest hurdle in transitioning from college student to an accountant is understanding that, at first, you will have absolutely no idea what you’re doing, yet understanding that is totally okay! Here are 10 tips that can help guide you along the way.
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    In a World of Gimmicks, Be a Thought Leader

    Posted: September 27, 2021
    Clients need proactive thought leadership from their CPA. Control what you can control and influence and continue to be both a trusted advisor and a true thought leader. Here are some practical ways to be a thought leader.
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    5 Tips for Landing and Succeeding at Your Internship

    Posted: September 22, 2021
    Applying for an internship can be intimidating but, in the end, the experience you receive from it is irreplaceable. Here are some tips to get started.
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    Does Risk Management Include Climate Change Risks? IMA Launches New Survey to Find Out

    Posted: September 15, 2021
    The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) with the New Jersey Society of CPAs (NJCPA) as research contributor, has launched a new survey to understand how accountants and corporate finance professionals are responding to exposures related to climate change and the challenges that they face. Take part in the survey.
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    How I Experienced the Importance of Mentoring First-Hand

    Posted: September 13, 2021
    Through an internship at the NJCPA, I learned first-hand how valuable mentoring and insight can be and how it's something that can be utilized every single day up until the day I retire.
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    6 Steps to a Workplace Vaccination Plan

    Posted: September 8, 2021
    CPAs and their clients have many issues to discuss before having full workforces return to their offices. Those looking to weigh whether a mandatory vaccine program is right for their organizations, may need to consider these six steps.
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    Cloud Versus On-Premise ERPs — Not Just Two Sides of the Same Coin

    Posted: August 17, 2021
    Cloud ERP allows remote users to access the functionality and data anywhere with an internet connection. Therefore, a cloud ERP system can help transform companies into resilient organizations that can weather any storm. Here's what you need to know.


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