Elizabeth Pittelkow, CPA, accounting and compliance director at ArrowStream, discusses how her experience with Toastmasters turned her from someone who avoided public speaking to someone who’s made it a key part of her career.
Leadership, communication and professional skills
This column takes a look at the impact not investing in your health and well-being has on your professional life.
Learn ways to advocate for yourself at work—without appearing pushy.
Accountants, auditors, and finance professionals can use strategies to tackle productivity challenges and reduce stress.
Business and leadership books recommended by this issue’s guest editors can inform and inspire their fellow CPAs.
Recruiting a diverse workforce can be a challenge for CPA firms outside the Big Four, but it can be overcome with a commitment to building relationships.
This column offers tips for young accountants to ease the transition from student to professional.
When it comes to change, you need to lead, follow, or get out of the way.
It is essential that board makeups represent the customers the company serves.
The accounting profession offers altruistically minded Millennials unique advantages in giving back to society.
This column offers ways employees can help ensure their success as they start a job.
These recently released publications can help jump-start CPA efforts to remain competitive in the evolving digitized environment.
Learning to be a manager is more than a check-the-box exercise, according to Debbie Jacobs, senior director of finance at Experian.
CPAs need to plan, take control, analyze processes, be more interactive, and anticipate problems before they happen.
This article lists the qualities that set top staff accountants apart.
These strategies can help you and others in your firm take a stand.
Experts say there’s plenty you can do after a poor job interview, though results may vary.
It is imperative that CPAs learn how to manage and organize their time and tasks.
This article offers seven things Millennials--and all employees--should avoid saying to their supervisors.
This column offers tips on managing email, delegating tasks, avoiding duplication of effort, eliminating clutter, and re-arranging your workspace.