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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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Stress Less - Part I

Posted by Dr. Phil Yaeger on Feb 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

It's tax season at work, and you are also progressing towards your CPA certification, so it's completely normal to feel some stress right now. But how much pressure are you shouldering? Is it damaging your quality of life?

Don't look back on this season of your life and realize you missed some great days because you were always stressed out.

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Tags: CPA Review Tips, CPA Career, accounting career, Studying

CPA or Valentine?

Posted by Guest Blogger on Feb 11, 2020 3:02:07 PM

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, which seemed appropriate timing to remind CPA Candidates that your loved ones still want to feel connected with you. We know the demands of studying, busy season, and just life, in general, can make that challenging. So, what can you do to make sure you set the right expectations with your spouse, children, or other loved ones, while also receiving the support you need from them?

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Tags: effective communication, Studying, Relationships

Get Up to Speed on Tax Changes for 2020

Posted by Guest Blogger on Jan 26, 2020 7:53:16 PM

You may be studying for the CPA Exam, but most likely, you are simultaneously working in the accounting profession. As tax season approaches, there is undoubtedly a buzz around your office regarding taxes. And even if you are immune to filing tax returns at your job, you cannot escape filing (or at the very least, paying someone else to file) your tax return!

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Tags: Accounting News, Accounting Career Advice, accounting career, CPA Leadership, Business Leadership, Taxes

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