Staying professional on social media
Here are some tips for using social media in a way that will help, and not hinder, your career.
Published on March 17, 2015
How to Improve Your Image What You Wear Matters
Just because you have casual day at your office doesn’t mean you need to dress WAY down. Although many young professionals may not want to hear it, what you wear really does affect and influence your image and your firm’s or company’s reputation. An accounting firm expert discusses the topic
Published on November 13, 2012
Engaging in Social Media With Other Accountants Whats in it for You
As a young CPA, you may think social media is only good for texting to confirm a dinner date or posting your brother's graduation pics on Facebook. Think again! The more you put into social media, the more you'll get out of it, especially when you are social with other
Published on August 19, 2013
Elizabeth Pittelkow No Ordinary Accountant
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 April 18, 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
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
Weigh Your Options
While you already know you work in a profession that depends on your specialized knowledge and skills to build business, it’s up to you to decide where you want to put those skills to their best use. Should it be in a public practice firm or a position in business
Published on May 18, 2011
10 Tips for Getting that Big Promotion
When it comes to climbing the corporate ladder, there really is no quick fix. Chances are that big promotion will be due to persistence and consistency. In the meantime, there are a few things you can do to improve your chances.
Published on April 07, 2010
Breaking borders The journey of Mohamad Al-kawafha
From the hot, dry summers of Jordan to the humidity of Louisiana and Texas, Mohamad Al-kawafha, CPA, CGMA, has experienced his fair share of culture and climate shock, fear of the unknown, and language barriers.
Published on July 22, 2014