Help Wanted


Newspapers, surprisingly, are still the top choice for job hunters. A December survey from the Conference Board found that three out of four people checked the print ads first when looking for employment. The Internet ran a close second; three out of five said they went online to search.

A majority of those who used the Internet read help-wanted ads posted online (88%), and nearly 60% submitted their rsums via the Web. A little more than a third signed up for e-mail notifications of job listings. Throughout the country, as might be expected, those preferring the Internet over the newspaper were under age 35.


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.