Students in “hot”
fields received better job offers this year than
in the past. A National Association of Colleges
and Employers poll found that high-tech,
consulting, accounting, financial services and
engineering firms heavily recruited graduates this
SOME OF THE HOTTEST MAJORS
Recruiters said that
interpersonal skills and teamwork top the list for
the most important attributes of new graduates.
MOST DESIRABLE SKILLS
Nine out of 10 CFOs interviewed
said it was important for entry-level accounting
professionals to have had work experience while in
The results of the 2016 presidential election are likely to have a big impact on federal tax policy in the coming years. Eddie Adkins, CPA, a partner in the Washington National Tax Office at Grant Thornton, discusses what parts of the ACA might survive the repeal of most of the law.
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