Career management

7 TED talks for accountants

Several accountants highlight their favorite TED talks and describe how these talks have influenced them professionally and personally.

Basic Excel time-saving tips

This column offers tips on features, shortcuts, and tools that can save time, improve the integrity of workbooks, and simplify data analysis.

Test your knowledge of unconscious bias

Many professionals, without realizing it, make “unconscious” choices regarding those who are different in terms of race, gender, geographic origin, college education, and other factors.

Managing sideways

Effective managers need to influence their peers, not just the people above and below them.

'We have to be bold'

Eric Hansen, CPA, CGMA, incoming chair of the AICPA board of directors, envisions a prosperous future for the profession in a rapidly changing environment.


Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.


How tax reform — and Excel — are changing the CPA Exam

Mike Decker, the vice president of examinations at the AICPA, discusses changes being made to the exam as a result of tax reform — and about how Excel will now be available for use on the test.