How to avoid office fashion faux pas
Making sartorial sense of the office’s unofficial rules can be a challenge. How casual is casual Friday or business casual? Relaxed dress codes can lead to choices that negatively affect how young CPAs are viewed by peers and clients.
Published on August 18, 2014
Keeping your poker face on at work
Keeping your poker face on at work is not easy. The workplace often is an emotional roller coaster. Here are four ways to keep your emotions in check.
Published on July 18, 2014
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Published on July 11, 2014
4 Work Habits That Will Get You Ahead
Work habits, whether good or bad, can be changed so that you will feel better about your work and get ahead. Here are 4 habits that, if changed, could spell the difference between getting that much-deserved promotion or being passed over.
Published on April 14, 2014
Icebreakers That Really Work!
How to “break the ice” with your co-workers and peers, here are 5 icebreakers for consideration. How many of these have you already participated in and how effective have they been?
Published on April 14, 2014
Corporate Diversity is Activated by Inclusivity
How diverse is your organization and how diverse would you like it to be based on your business model? In this Q&A with Kim Drumgo, director of Diversity and Inclusion for the AICPA, discover the “business” case for diversity and find out how diversity and inclusivity impact your firm or
Published on March 18, 2014
7 Strategies to Creating Life-Long Clients and Customers
They say it costs less to keep a client/customer than to get a new one, so it pays to be proactive in the way you handle your relationships, communications, and professional demeanor. Here are 7 strategies you can implement to ensure your clients and customers stay with you through for
Published on February 18, 2014
Start the New Year by Being Prepared!
Although none of us like to think about man-made or natural disasters, we have to face the reality that we may only have a few minutes to evacuate our apartments or homes. Being prepared is key. Here’s some advice from a CPA financial planner who can give you practical tips
Published on January 13, 2014
Untraditional Firm/Company Holiday Traditions
We’ve surveyed young and not-so-young CPAs to find out what kinds of unusual or untraditional holiday traditions they have in their firms and companies. Some of the answers might surprise you! Find out what others are up to; there’s even a video of how one firm improves camaraderie by helping
Published on November 16, 2013
Specialized Interest Centers
The AICPA has developed the Audit Quality Centers, as well as a series of AICPA Special Interest Centers to provide valuable resources for CPAs in specialized practice areas.
Published on October 31, 2013
Top 7 Issues Facing Young CPAs
If you missed this jam-packed session at the August E.D.G.E. conference, then breathe a sigh of relief! Tom Hood, CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs, shares his insights on the issues that are top of mind for young CPA professional, with tips and techniques on how to turn these
Published on October 23, 2013
Job Seniority Is the Long Haul For You
It's likely that young CPAs will change employers quite a few times during their first 10-15 years of employment. How about considering staying with your firm or company rather than moving? At the end of the day, measure and weigh your options, because you do have options!
Published on September 16, 2013
6 Ways to Win New Clients
Sure, you have to go to meet & greets, network and shake a lot of hands, but what are some other ways you can get more clients and customers? Whether you work for a firm or own your company, here are 6 sure-fire ways to bring in more business.
Published on August 19, 2013
5 Tips to Attacking a Major Project
Procrastinators beware! If you continually find yourself overwhelmed at the prospect of working on a time-consuming project or activity that seems to suck the life out of you, don’t despair. You’ve just been given the BIG project, but how do you start, stay on track, and finish with success? Check
Published on July 09, 2013
4 Ways to Deal With Fire Drills
Why does it seem that your boss always has an emergency or there is constant churn about a work-related matter for no good reason? Feel as if you’re constantly drinking from the fire hose? Here are 4 specific ways to deal with free drills with advice on how to help
Published on June 19, 2013