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

NJCPA Convention and Expo: The Experience of a Lifetime

Posted: July 22, 2015
NJCPA Convention and Expo: The Experience of a Lifetime Think you have to be a CPA to attend the NJCPA Convention & Expo? Think again, and read what one college student gained by attending the convention last year.

Moving Up

You’ll Never Forget Your First Time

Posted: July 6, 2015
You’ll Never Forget Your First Time My first time leading a client audit happened during my third year of public accounting, right after I became a newly minted senior accountant. I felt pretty confident in my ability to perform a successful audit. How hard could this be? What could go wrong?

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