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  • What they didn’t tell me in college about finding a job

    Essential wisdom for your job search

    Most people know that they want to get a job after they graduate, but there aren’t really classes that teach you how to get that post-college dream job. Lucky for you, Lisa Wicker is happy to share all of the wisdom she acquired when she went through the job hunt. Read >

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  • Work. Life. Balance?

    How to find the best of both worlds as a CPA

    It’s no secret that CPAs can work some crazy hours sometimes. It’s a client-service business after all, and if the client needs you to work—you work. But as with any... Read >

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  • Remember your dignity (please)

    Smart moves—and big mistakes—in social media

    When you're looking for a job, the internet is no longer your playground – it's practically an interview. Employers can and will check you out online as a weed-out-the-crazies screening... Read >

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  • Professional point of view

    Efficiency at work: The key to having a productive day

    One of the most difficult challenges about working is handling all of the tasks and responsibilities your supervisors send your way. How can we possibly complete all these tasks that are difficult, are due in a short period of time, involve many pieces and are times mundane? Read >

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  • Professional point of view

    Favorite apps of a young professional

    CPA Corey Cines gives his favorite 5 smartphone apps and how to use them. Read >

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  • Professional point of view

    From backpack to briefcase

    How one young professional handled the jump into public accounting Read >

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  • Professional point of view

    The 5 whoopsies new guys make on day 1

    Being new to the professional world is a challenge as there is a new set of expectations, customs, and especially terminology. What do you say? What do you call people? How should you act? Do you bow when the partner comes into room? Do you have to ask before you get up to go to the bathroom? Read >

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  • The good old-fashioned thank you note

    Know when—and how—to send a little thanks

    What 10 minute investment can make someone happy, leave a lasting, good impression, and maybe even get you a job? A thank you note. Here's the skinny on when you need to send thank you notes and how to write them. Read >

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  • Professional point of view

    What I do to try to be better every… single… day

    Three tips on how to accomplish your goals and add other activities to your schedule to help you grow and become better. Read >

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