Off-the-Hinges Accounting Engagements No Naps for AuditorsOr Controllers
Here’s another profile of a young CPA on an engagement that is truly out of the ordinary. Meet Chris Cobb, an assistant corporate controller with Vera Bradley. Chris traded a career in the Big 4 for corporate accounting; find...
Published on April 15, 2013
Off the Hinges Assignments Kelly Mann and the K-9 Training Team
When you’re a CPA, you can get caught in some of the most interesting—and sometimes a few of the most unnerving situations. This was the case for Kelly Mann. While working late one night on an assignment as a staff auditor for a boat manufacturer, the warehouse she was working
Published on September 05, 2012
Creating Fun in the Workplace Q&A With Angie Herbers
Who says you can’t have fun at work? We spend most of our daylight hours in the office, so it’s time to make the most of it in terms of really enjoying your environment and the people you work with … you don’t want to miss HR consultant Angie Herbers’
Published on February 14, 2013
How to Avoid Drowning in a Productivity-Obsessed Workplace
The key to success in the jobless recovery isn’t longer hours, but greater efficiency. We all have to learn to work smarter, not harder.
Published on April 07, 2010
Your Body Language Speaks Volumes
Arms crossed … hands clasped behind your back … your body language influences the way others perceive you—and you may not even realize it! Discover the basics of body language and how you can use gestures in a positive way in your professional and personal endeavors.
Published on March 06, 2014
The Most Important Issues for Women in the Accounting Profession
The AICPA “Women in the Profession” initiative continues to discuss and promote issues that all female CPAs need to know about and the male CPAs need to be aware of as well. In this interview with Melissa Hooley, chair of the Women's Initiatives Executive Committee, find out about today’s most
Published on March 06, 2014
OMG! How Millennials Can Deal With Older Generations
Do you find it tough to relate to other generations? Finding ways to relate other generations is key to relationships within a firm or company; here are four tips to guide you in this process.
Published on May 14, 2014
How Are We Doing in Engaging the Next Generation of Leaders
A major key to securing the future of our profession in these uncertain times is engaging students and younger members in creating that future. In order to do that, we must do a better job of speaking to the things that matter most to them.
Published on April 17, 2013
The Top 10 Things Young CPAs Should Focus On For Their Careers
Move over David Letterman! Here is our Top 10 list of career builders, boosts, and benefits, all designed to help you improve your short-term goals and long-term aspirations.
Published on February 09, 2012
Entering the Leadership Academy arena
A participant reflects on what she learned at the AICPA’s annual leadership event for young CPAs.
Published on December 16, 2014