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Stress Less Part II

Posted by Guest Blogger on Oct 23, 2020 7:45:00 AM

Stress Less Part II

We covered some big ideas to reduce stress in Stress Less Part I, but we thought some quick tips might be in order. Everyone studying for the CPA Exam could use some strategies that are quick and efficient to improve mood and focus – and ultimately get you a higher score!

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Tags: CPA Exam Prep, CPA Exam Tips, Studying

Setting Study Goals without Overwhelming Yourself

Posted by Guest Blogger on Oct 9, 2020 7:00:00 AM

You’ve decided to get your CPA license, and now it’s time to begin studying for the exam. Congratulations! But when you see the amount of content covered on the CPA Exams, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer volume of the material. One of the first things to do is to set study goals for yourself.

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Tags: CPA Review Courses, Goal Setting, Studying

Prometric Tips and Tricks

Posted by Guest Blogger on Sep 25, 2020 2:00:00 PM

The CPA Exam is administered by Prometric testing centers. These centers are very structured and rigidly consistent in their testing approach, so there shouldn’t be any surprises when you show up. So what can you expect and what do you need to know before test day during COVID-19?

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Tags: CPA Exam Prep, CPA Review Tips

How to Have a Successful Zoom Interview

Posted by Guest Blogger on Sep 18, 2020 9:15:00 AM

More and more accounting firms are hiring based on interviews done via video communication rather than interviewing potential candidates in person. Since fall is the prime hiring season within the accounting profession, we want to help you feel prepared for this now-popular type of interview. Career service offices train interviewees on how to excel in an office interview; however, with those going out the door, some new tips and tricks may be helpful.

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Tags: CPA Job Search, effective communication, CPA Career, Accounting Career Advice, accounting career

Yaeger's Live Interactive Virtual CPA Review

Posted by Guest Blogger on Sep 5, 2020 8:00:00 AM

The Deets:

So what exactly is Yaeger offering? Yaeger is the only CPA review course currently offering live interactive virtual classes!

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Tags: CPA Exam Prep, CPA Review Courses, CPA Review Instructors, Studying

The FAR Exam: Explained

Posted by Guest Blogger on Aug 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

FAR – What does it stand for?

FAR refers to the Financial Accounting and Reporting section of the Exam.

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Tags: CPA Exam Prep, FAR

Five Qualities of Successful CPA Candidates

Posted by Guest Blogger on Aug 7, 2020 2:45:14 AM

We know you want to be someone who takes the quickest possible route to licensure. So, without further ado, here are five key traits that empower candidates to stand out from the crowd.

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Tags: Accounting Career Advice, accounting career, Business Leadership, Goal Setting

Becoming Irreplaceable

Posted by Guest Blogger on Jun 1, 2020 9:35:22 PM

Irreplaceable 

Unique. Unparalleled. Priceless. Incomparable. Impossible to substitute. Do those sound like adjectives you want your company to use when talking about you? Let's discuss some ways to become that employee…

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Tags: office environment, effective communication, Accounting Career Advice, accounting career, Business Leadership

The CPA Evolution Initiative

Posted by Guest Blogger on May 1, 2020 5:36:31 PM

Major Changes Ahead

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) have been working on a joint initiative to change the CPA licensure process. They sought feedback from various sources and considered many alternative ideas to update the licensure process. The current model under consideration focuses on core competencies all candidates must master.

 

Also, the model introduces three areas of specialty, with the CPA candidate specializing in one of them. The core competencies are audit, technology, accounting, and tax, and the three specializations, also called pillars, are tax compliance and planning, information systems and controls, and business reporting and analysis.

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Tags: CPA News, AICPA, CPA Exam Changes

Job Satisfaction Guaranteed – if only if were that easy…

Posted by Guest Blogger on Mar 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Employers want to hire the best employees, and employees want to work for the best companies. But in many companies, there remains a disconnect between what employees are looking for and what employers are offering. In particular, many employers believe the way to both attract and retain talent is to provide more money, better benefits, or other perks. However, while compensation is a factor in employee job satisfaction, it is certainly not the only factor, nor is it even the most important factor. It goes without saying that what will satisfy one employee may not satisfy another employee. However, while there is no formula for an ideal work environment, there are several job characteristics that employers would be wise to consider.

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