Career management

How to make conference attendance pay off

Guest Lynne Waymon of Contacts Count joins this episode to explain how to navigate the sometimes awkward social situations created by conferences so that you can get your money’s worth out of your attendance.

How new CPAs can build a book of business

New CPAs can plant the seeds of future business now by taking steps such as joining groups, solidifying relationships with their contacts, and using social media to raise their profile.

Harriet Greenberg, CPA/PFS

Harriet Greenberg, CPA/PFS, co-managing partner at Friedman LLP in New York City, advises CPAs who wish to pursue a specialty area to determine their interests, summon their existing skill sets, and immerse themselves.

Exploring mentorship: A graceful exit

At one midsize Illinois firm, staff members who want to leave the firm receive mentoring assistance as they pursue their career’s next chapter.

Paying it forward

Meet Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, the new chairman of the AICPA board of directors.

SPONSORED REPORT

How the election may affect taxation of business income

This report summarizes recent proposals to reform the U.S. business income tax system and considers the path to enactment of any such legislation.

VIDEO

How to Excel pivot a general ledger

The general ledger is a vast historical data archive of your company's financial activities, including revenue, expenses, adjustments, and account balances. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, shows how to prepare data for, and mine data with, PivotTables.

QUIZ

Did you follow 2016’s biggest accounting news?

CPAs will remember 2016 as a year of new standards and new faces. How well did you follow the biggest accounting events? The 7 questions in this quiz will help you find out