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Networking: How to thrive as a young accounting professional

The first few years of your career can be difficult to navigate. There's an expectation to be professional to the standard of seasoned pro's without a) having much experience and b) being able to accommodate every expectation as times and common practices have changed. Keeping everyone happy and

Three Types of Micro-Managers and How to Work for Them

One of the most frustrating things happening in workplaces around the world is when a boss micromanages the office. Not only is it frustrating, but it kills confidence and efficiency. While the perpetrator may feel like they are doing their job, they are actively limiting the ability of their

Five Qualities of Mentally Strong Accountants

The new CPA Exam rolling out over the past year didn't come as a surprise, but that doesn't mean it hasn't come without adversity. The new structure better prepares new accountants for the modern professional world, but the shakeup has left CPA students to pioneer a new frontier. Being among the

Great Accountants Use Workplace Confrontation to Become Leaders

From our commute to work to inevitable political conversations and personality differences to job competition - no one wants petty confrontations during their day. They bring an onset of stress, uneasiness, and downright awkward vibes after they resolve. We often think it best merely to avoid

Working for a small accounting firm may be the best move for you!

When entering the accounting world the initial temptation is often to chase money and run to the Big Four or other large firms, but before you head that direction consider the benefits of working in a small or mid-sized organization.No matter where you are trying to get a job, there are pros and

A Pocket Journal: The simple practice kept by successful people

I sat down with a college professor a few years after graduating. Writing and speaking had become a supplemental skill set to my job and was beginning to open up a lot of doors. Having my thoughts and voice heard by many was an unexpected turn of events. My discomfort with it led me to ask my

Put an end to procrastination today (or maybe tomorrow)

One of the biggest inhibitors to people reaching their goals has been the same every generation. "There's not enough time in the day". This has been blamed on tasks to do around the house and technology, on family obligations and lengthening commutes, but no matter who you are or where you are

How Accountants Stay Productive While Working From Home

The massive number of employees working from home over the past five years seems just to be growing. Even if working remotely part-time, employees benefit from more flexible schedules, decreased commute times, a dip in transportation costs, and a spike to happiness.  Employers get the benefit of