Posted on Friday, June 14, 2019 by Abby Draper

Mellissa Reed, CPA, thought public accounting was the only place she could find the flexible hours that fits the needs of her family. Then she discovered the same flexibility in the nonprofit sector.

  • Not for Profit

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by System

Whether you have your career trajectory mapped out or you don’t even have a five-year plan, staying open to unexpected possibilities will help keep your work-life exciting and challenging.

Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 by System

Something will, eventually, go wrong. You’ll get knocked down by life and forced to figure out what to do and where to go next. When this happens, resiliency is what will enable you to get through the tough times.

Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by Abby Draper

Although there are many variations of S.M.A.R.T. Goal Setting, the individual letters all stand for the same thing: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely.

  • Boomer Consulting
  • goal planning
  • Personal Development

Posted on Friday, May 17, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

Finding the time sounds good in theory but can be difficult to practice. What doesn’t help is the “rise and grind” culture that promotes working around the clock to achieve your goals.

Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2019 by Gary Hunt

How can entry level accountants get experience when their life situation does not allow for an internship?

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 by Abby Draper

If you search websites like Indeed or Remote.co, there are dozens of freelance accounting jobs up for the taking. So, what is the appeal of freelancing to accountants? And is it right for you?

  • Business Development
  • Career Management

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

Canopy, a company specializing in tax practice software, released their new mobile app on April 10. According to a recent Accounting Today article, here is the rundown of what you need to know.

Posted on Friday, April 12, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

With the increasing popularity and importance of LinkedIn in the job search and overall professional credibility, it is beneficial to be up to date on what employers are looking for and what successful professionals’ presence on the site looks like.

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by Abby Draper

We wanted to remind you to take care of yourself this week.

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

“A substantial amount of accounting and finance positions remain unfilled, despite low overall unemployment numbers across the country, according to new research,” a new Accounting Today article on the Q2 2019 Finance and IT Hiring Forecast from staffing and management resources from Brilliant reported.

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

In a recent Accounting Today article, “5 blockchain trends CPAs need to know,” writer Girish Ramachandra outlines the latest and greatest of blockchain and its relevance to the accounting world. She highlighted five prominent trends.

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by Rebecca Kerr

Knowing the importance of being aware of clients’ questions, concerns and needs isn’t rocket science. This information is valuable and gives firms the opportunity to offer the best, most-relevant and even individually-tailored services to their clients.

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.