Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

Accountants and salespeople are two seemingly contrasting professions. However, Amy Franko, a sales training and leadership development expert and author of the book, The Modern Seller, says accountants might need to take on a salesperson’s mentality to succeed.

Posted on Friday, March 1, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

Beginning any new job is nerve-wracking, and starting your career bright-eyed and bushy-tailed immediately after college can be even more scary. Others in the field are there to help through this transition though, like Amber McAuliffe, CPA and learning manager at The Ohio Society of CPAs.

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

Client retention is always a desired accomplishment for firms – and something that is getting harder and harder to achieve. In a recent Accounting Today article, Taylor Macdonald outlined four ways to make sure your firm has a high retention rate and stays relevant in the ever-evolving business field.

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

We know women are underrepresented in leadership across the board in this country. But where do these numbers stack up in accounting?

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

By February, holiday joy is a distant memory. This is especially true for accountants in public, as the most wonderful time of the year is followed by what some would call the most hectic time of the year – busy season.

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by Gary Hunt

Do small firms and sole practitioners have the skills and knowledge to work with blockchain accounting and cryptocurrency?

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

In a recent Going Concern article by The UNC Master of Accounting Program, they discussed data analytics proficiency and expertise as a valuable asset in today’s scope of accounting.

Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Gary Hunt

Home ownership has declined in recent years and college graduates are increasingly choosing to leave rural communities. Turns out those trends might be related.

Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

What do accounting firms and Starbucks have in common? According to Darren Root in a recent Accounting Today article, it might be more than you think. And, he is advocating accounting firms take more pages out of their coffee-stained book in the future.

Posted on Friday, January 4, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

Instead of committing to goals that are unrealistic or will just leave you feeling guilty in the end, a letter to your future self is an optimistic opportunity to envision your life at the end of the year.

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

A company’s brand is like the cover of a book; people are going to make a quick judgment about it almost immediately.

Posted on Monday, December 10, 2018 by Rebecca Kerr

You might have to add some new study topics to your CPA exam study guide soon. Going Concern reported that technology and data analytics could very likely be areas covered in future CPA exams.

Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by Gary Hunt

Connecting with people remains the true bottom line.

Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by Gary Hunt

As the list of responsibilities for CPAs grow, it’s understandable if certain tasks get left behind. But neglecting to update your skillset when it comes to analytical tools could be a costly mistake.

Posted on Friday, November 16, 2018 by Rebecca Kerr

If you haven’t received a SMiShing message yet, you might think you have immunity from this type of attack. Unfortunately, this is probably not the case, starting with the different ways scammers obtain phone numbers.

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by User Not Found

2018 has been a busy year at the Ohio Society of CPAs. And, we want to offer a heartfelt thank you to our members. We are grateful to know you, work with you and continue to improve the state of business in Ohio with you. We are looking forward to 2019, and we hope you have a happy, prosperous holiday season.

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Rebecca Kerr

Navigating career transitions is always scary. Whether it’s graduating from college and entering the work force or moving from one job to another, having a strong professional support system is pivotal to success.

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2018 by Gary Hunt

CPAs have been added to a lengthy list of “mandatory reporters,” professionals who are legally required to report suspected elder abuse.

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

Staring at your to-do list, you feel a growing sense of dread. You just have too much work to do.

Posted on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 by Gary Hunt

Business networking doesn't need to be any harder for you than the first day of school.