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.


6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors

New accounting standards on revenue recognition, leases, and credit losses present implementation challenges. This independently-written report identifies the hurdles that accounting professionals face and provides tips for overcoming the challenges.


How tax reform will impact individual taxpayers

Amy Wang, a CPA who is a senior technical manager for tax advocacy at the AICPA, answers to some of the most common questions on how the new tax reform law will impact individual taxpayers.