Young CPA Resources 

Info, tools and tips for the young, licensed or possibly restless.

So you’ve started down the path to CPA greatness. You probably have some questions.

Luckily, we’ve got answers. Want to know how to ace your next job interview? Trying to find a mentor who might be able to teach you a thing or two that you can really use? Wondering which specializations are most in demand? Ever thought about what it’d be like to lead a team of people twice your age (and with many times your level of experience)?

If you haven’t ever wondered any of those things, there are probably, oh, a few hundred other questions that will cross your mind as you start planning for your future—immediate as well as long-term. Check out the content areas on this page and start soaking up all of the helpful tips and practical information, from workplace and career issues to volunteer opportunities and the all-important topic of work/life balance.

And if you’ve got a particular question that’s still in search of an answer, speak up—tweet us, like our Facebook page or send us an old-fashioned email.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the CPA

Article Taking the CPA Exam can be nerve-wracking, but these accountants ended up with good stories to tell.
Published on April 18, 2017

Slow Computer Time for Some Spring Cleaning

Article IT experts suggest some good ways to clean your devices—without accidentally deleting anything essential in the process.
Published on April 18, 2017

Networking

Article What you should know about who you should know. The typical, cynical version of the line goes like this: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Usually meaning that it—fill in the blank: getting into college, getting a job, getting a prom
Published on March 24, 2017

Getting Involved

Article Ask not what we can do for you... Actually, the question of the moment is what you can do for you for your profession. And while we’re at it, the whole wide world. Seriously. One of the hallmarks of the CPA profession has been the willingness of CPAs
Published on March 23, 2017

Career Development

Overview How to say, "This is the job I always wanted!" a dozen times in 50 years... And mean it. Whether you’re just starting out or a few years in, you deserve to hear the truth: being a CPA isn’t just a job. It’s actually a whole series of jobs, one after
Published on March 23, 2017

Young CPA Resources

Article Info, tools and tips for the young, licensed or possibly restless. So you’ve started down the path to CPA greatness. You probably have some questions. Luckily, we’ve got answers. Want to know how to ace your next job interview? Trying to find
Published on March 23, 2017

How to Upgrade Your Cubicle

Article Here are 5 ways CPAs can create a more productive, comfortable, and stylish workspace.
Published on March 21, 2017

Boost Your Resilience During Busy Season

Article Stay fresh, focused, and strong when tax deadlines loom.
Published on March 21, 2017

6 Ways to Boost Your Leadership Presence

Article Small changes in how you interact with others can yield big dividends.
Published on February 21, 2017

Save Time With These Productivity Hacks

Article CPAs and experts share ways to become more efficient at work.
Published on February 21, 2017

Entering the Leadership Academy arena

Article A participant reflects on what she learned at the AICPA’s annual leadership event for young CPAs.
Published on January 17, 2017

Elizabeth Pittelkow No Ordinary Accountant

Article Meet Elizabeth Pittelkow, a 2013 graduate of the AICPA’s Leadership Academy, who tells the Edge not only about her position and career, but touches on ethics and even swing dancing.
Published on January 17, 2017

5 Tips You Need to Cross Sell Your Firms Services

Article What you don’t know about cross selling. Discover tips that are ideal for young CPAs to know—or for that fact, anyone in your firm or organization. Rob Berger, a graduate of the 2012 AICPA Leadership Academy, offers his advice.
Published on January 17, 2017

Edge Profile Joe Rugger

Article Get to know Joe Rugger, a graduate of the 2013 AICPA Leadership Academy.  What motivated him to give up a career in public accounting.
Published on January 17, 2017

Making the Transition from Public Practice to Business & Industry

Article Is life any greener on the other side of the fence? Why would you switch from practice to business & industry? Just ask Jamie McCoy, an AICPA Leadership Academy graduate who recently transitioned from a local firm to an energy and petroleum company. Jamie explains why he made the switch
Published on January 17, 2017

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