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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    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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    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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