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Professional Accounting Organizations in UK, U.S. Sign Mutual Recognition Agreement
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS), a professional body for accountants which is headquartered in the United Kingdom (UK), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), the world’s largest member association representing...
The Average Worker Spends Six Hours On Sports-Related Activities During The College Basketball Tournament
Employees are mad about sporting events like March Madness, suggests a new survey from staffing firm OfficeTeam. Professionals said they spend an average of 25.5 minutes per day on sports-related activities in the office during the college...
Salary Aside, Vacation Time and Corporate Culture Mean the Most to Workers Weighing Job Offers
Beyond the paycheck, what factors are critical for candidates considering job offers? According to a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps, more than one-quarter of workers (26 percent) cited vacation time as most important. Corporate culture...
Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 will begin appearing on the CPA Exam in January 2019
For the rest of 2018, the Exam will continue to test the tax laws and regulations in effect before the enactment of the new law.
Skills that help accounting professionals succeed alongside AI
There’s some understandable concern these days about the possibility that increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to job losses among accounting and audit professionals.
Member Leslie Zoll of BlumShapiro wrote "Inspiring young workers to enter public service" for the Hartford Business Journal
On the day he was elected President of the United States, Barack Obama delivered a message to the young people of America, saying, "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for....
More women with CFO titles, but still far behind men
During Mary Winston’s tenure as a CFO at three large U.S. companies, she rarely dwelled on often being the only woman or person of color in executive meetings. Instead, Winston, a CPA, concentrated on excelling at her job, whether it was in...
Robert Half: 29 Percent Of Workers Plan To Look for New Job In 2018
Workers may be thinking "new year, new job," according to a survey from staffing firm Accountemps. Approximately three in 10 (29 percent) professionals plan to look for a new position in the next 12 months. And of the 27 markets surveyed, Los...
Thank-You Notes Can Tip Scale in Job Candidates' Favor, Yet Few Write Them
With the rise of flextime, casual dress codes and work-from-anywhere technology, most businesses are not nearly as traditional as they used to be. Yet the thank-you note remains a job-search mainstay, suggests a new survey from staffing firm...

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