The Edge - Vol. 5 Issue 7 

    Tips on Career Management, Leadership and Work/Life Balance.
    AICPA THE EDGE | A Monthly eNewsletter for Young CPAs
    What’s your CPA dream job?
    Have you ever fantasized about the most exciting, enjoyable, and unique fields you can go into as a CPA? Would you start your own firm, work in non-profit, or work in a foreign country? Let your imagination run and tell us about your CPA Dream Job.

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    Young CPA Events

    Young CPA Social at Yn Wine Cafe

    January 6, 2011
    Charlotte, NC

    Young Professionals 2nd Wednesday Happy Hour

    January 12, 2011
    Richmond and Northern Virginia, VA

    BK Chapter Member Social: Condors Game

    January 14, 2011
    Bakersfield, CA

    AICPA’s Young CPA Network Webcast

    Get on BOARD with Data Analytics
    January 19, 2011 at 2pm Eastern


    YPG Happy Hour on the Hill

    January 20, 2011
    St. Paul, MN

    Cape Fear Chapter and Young CPAs’ Wine Tasting

    January 25, 2011
    Wilmington, NC


    SVSJ 2011 Honorees Night : An Evening to Remember! Celebrating the Past, Present & Future

    January 26, 2011
    San Jose, CA

    SD Young & Emerging Professionals (YEP) Networking Event

    January 27, 2011
    San Diego, CA

    Headlines - Career, Leadership and Work/Life Balance Tips for Young CPAs
    Career Management

    Specializations & Credentials
    Specializations and credentials are a great way to steer your career path toward something that’s in demand, something that could give your career a boost or something that you’ve always been interested in. It’s a way to identify yourself as an expert in a focused practice area.

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    Networking: What you should know about who you should know
    In the information age, building your professional peer network, extending your access and identifying prospects require you to go viral. Develop an on-line networking strategy to help you navigate a world of limitless opportunity.
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    Work/Life Balance
    Strive! Achieve! Make momma proud! But don’t kill yourself in the process
    The art of saying no is a challenging one to master. Work requirements, personal obligations and information overload can lead to stress and anxiety that are carried with you even when you try to disconnect. The sirens are blaring; burn-out prevention to the rescue.
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    Journal of Accountancy Seeking Young CPA Feedback
    The Journal of Accountancy needs your help. You are invited to join our feedback group of CPAs under age 35. This group will take a monthly electronic survey critiquing the JofA, and may also take occasional surveys about other subjects and/or participate in roundtable discussions. If you are interested in participating, please e-mail Amelia Rasmus at by Thursday, Dec. 23.

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