Career Resources

Whether you're just starting your career or are a seasoned professional looking to move up, we have a collection of articles and resources for you.

Starting Your Career

AICPA Competition Challenges Accounting Undergrads to Help a Business in Crisis

Posted: August 17, 2015
AICPA Competition Challenges Accounting Undergrads to Help a Business in Crisis The sixth annual competition, which will award a total of $40,000 to the winning teams, challenges undergraduate students to work together as management accountants to help a business hone their strategic plan.

Moving Up

Applying Energy Bus Rules to Life as a Young CPA

Posted: August 6, 2015
Applying Energy Bus Rules to Life as a Young CPA The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon is a brilliant, quick read that helps get one’s motivation flowing. It tells a story that everyone can relate to, whether you are a manager at a large accounting firm or a new staffer at a small company.

Job Search Guidance

Rise Above the Crowd in Your Public Accounting Interviews

Posted: September 17, 2014
Rise Above the Crowd in Your Public Accounting Interviews The final step of the campus recruiting process – the interview – is the ultimate equalizer for students of varying résumé strength to explain why they rise above the rest. Here are a few tips for emerging CPAs.

Enhancing Your Skills

How to Say What You Want to Clients Without Being Rude

Posted: May 22, 2015
How to Say What You Want to Clients Without Being Rude Clients aren’t dense, but sometimes they are resistant to taking advice. As a CPA, you intend to act in their best interests by making recommendations based on what you know at the time. How can you be direct without being rude?

Networking

4 Reasons to Hang Out With People Smarter Than You

Posted: May 1, 2015
4 Reasons to Hang Out With People Smarter Than You A fun and effective way to increase your knowledge