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The holiday season is one of the busiest times of year. Employees are preparing for family celebrations while still maintaining their professional responsibilities. Because the focus tends to be more on holiday festivities than on work, fewer tasks may get done on time. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to manage your team’s productivity… Read more »

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As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to play an even more significant role in accounting, you may be wondering what that means for your accounting career. With growing talk about automation taking over accounting tasks, you might be concerned about how you can remain marketable in the field. Fortunately, AI is taking over repetitive, low-level tasks… Read more »

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As a new CPA, it’s in your best interest to find a mentor beyond your practical experience mentor. Having a mentor means receiving ongoing, personalized attention from a professional that you can’t get from traditional training. Being able to learn directly from someone you aspire to be like helps you develop their attributes and behaviors… Read more »

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As a newly designated Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), you face a variety of options for starting your career. You can use your skills to navigate a complex and evolving environment for industry, public accounting, government, education, non-profit and more. To begin your path with a lifelong, rewarding career with unlimited potential, you must decide what… Read more »

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Planning for your company’s busy accounting seasons is important. Knowing when your needs will increase each year helps you have qualified workers in place to ease workflows. Proactively placing temporary accounting workers to help during busy seasons keeps your business running smoothly and increases your bottom line. Here are some benefits of planning for your… Read more »

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When writing your CPA resume, be sure you customize it or your cover letter for each role you want. Because each employer’s qualifications and needs are unique, you want to show how your knowledge, skills and experience are exactly what they’re looking for. Focusing on how you can add value to a company increases your… Read more »

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A temp role is a short- or long-term job that is not permanent employment. Companies may bring aboard temps to fill in during planned employee absences, provide seasonal assistance, help with specific projects or take over when a staff member suddenly leaves. Because temp roles provide a multitude of benefits, you should consider taking one… Read more »

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software integrates your business operations into one place. Rather than having different applications for each of your departments, moving them to one application lets your departments share data for better management and planning. Because the software typically is complicated and expensive, you most likely want to use professional assistance to purchase… Read more »

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Throughout your accounting career, you need to exhibit both soft and hard skills. You want the technical savvy and interpersonal skills to continue advancing professionally. Building these skills not only make you more confident in your career but more marketable in an ever-changing career landscape. What Soft Skills Do You Need for A Successful Professional… Read more »

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High company morale is one key to business success. When morale is up, employees are engaged, happy and productive. They individually and collaboratively perform their best while working toward business goals. A significant part of creating high company morale involves communication. Openly acknowledging and addressing issues affecting employees cultivates a culture of high morale. Here… Read more »