To ensure that discussion goes as smoothly as possible, aim to tailor your approach to your manager, focus on the positive, and remain open to creative compromise.
A CPA leader, the subject of the October Last Word feature, shares her interest in the Harry Potter book series and why she sought better training for staff at a government agency.
Today’s accounting graduates are tasked with learning new technologies at a more rapid pace, dealing with larger datasets, and solving more complex problems earlier on in their careers than their predecessors did.
This article offers tips for leaving your current job in a poised, professional, and polite manner.
In the world of online-based learning tools, it’s easier than ever for CPAs to improve their soft skills without leaving home.
Stephanie C. Palmertree, CPA, CGMA, explains how the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor overhauled its CPE system by training its own staff to teach.
Members of the profession offer tips for shifting from a professionally driven career to one of purpose to reinvigorate your love of accounting.
Tax planning is a year-round activity. Here is some advice to consider before the year end. Also, get a preview of a grammar quiz on commonly confused word pairs.
This is the first in an occasional series featuring Sue Coffey, CEO–Public Accounting for AICPA & CIMA, discussing trends affecting the profession.
This quiz will help you distinguish the better choice in 10 word pairs.
Build a convincing case for greater work/life balance by demonstrating that more defined boundaries can help both you and your employer.
Marie Brilmyer, CPA, shares advice on prioritization, how she uses sticky notes to stay organized, and her sleeper pick for a top line from one of her favorite movies.
Remote work grows in popularity for these public-sector finance jobs.
The director of the AICPA’s Professional Ethics Division explains the focus of three upcoming ethics exposure drafts and how the comment process has gotten easier.
Built by Black CPAs who succeeded despite adversity, these firms continue to play an important role in the profession’s recruitment and advancement initiatives, and with the clients they serve.
This article discusses steps that could help CPAs turn the tables and come through in a strong position during a challenging negotiation.
This article discusses ways to be proactive and show that you can see beyond your role and understand the bigger picture for your entire organization.
A well-written cover letter can be the difference between winning or losing a job opportunity.
Progress for Black professionals in accounting can be accelerated with the right moves from firms and other professionals.
Successful leaders know how to listen and help others make the most of their abilities, according to Marie Brilmyer, CPA, a partner with Cohen & Company in Akron, Ohio.