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In part 3 of our professional network series with Roger CPA Review’s Senior Business Development Director, Tom Rogowski, CPA, discusses ways for new accountants to meet their accounting career goals while increasing their salary.

Most new accountants, specifically those who just graduated from a university, need to bring a number of positive attributes to their first accounting jobs. Important qualities to have as a new accountant are confidence, a collaborative nature, leadership skills and the ability to adapt to new situations. Many new accountants have a “right here, right now" approach to their careers and tend to be more entrepreneurial in spirit while challenging the status quo. My advice to those individuals would be to think longer term. 

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Fall is officially here and in the accounting profession, this is prime recruitment season on college campuses nation-wide.  Whether you’re a first-year undergraduate student or graduate student, NOW is the time to start getting involved. 

In part 2 of our professional network series with Roger CPA Review’s Senior Business Development Director, Tom Rogowski, CPA, Tom discusses the importance of getting actively involved on campus to increase career opportunities.

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As summer comes to a close and fall begins, recruiting season launches into full swing! While recruiters are focused on the recruitment process of attracting the best talent for their firms, accounting students are seeking ways to differentiate themselves from their peers.

This Fall we’re launching a series on professional networking with Tom Rogowski, CPA, Senior Business Development Director at Roger CPA Review. Tom has more than 15 years of recruiting experience at some of the top public accounting firms. In part 1 of this 5-part series, Tom provides 4 basic tips for successful networking. Learn more as he provides real-life tips on how to network for professional success.

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Every year, the American Accounting Association (AAA) bring together the profession’s greatest thought leaders, stakeholders, professors, and firm professionals to discuss the key issues going on in both the accounting profession and education. 
 
Roger CPA Review is honored to be a long-time sponsor of this event, and looks forward to it as THE event each year to learn about the latest and greatest going on in the profession. Decisions, ideas and discussions have an immediate impact, often impacting what we’re all talking about and what to do with the information gathered. Watch the video below to see a compilation of our time at the meeting, and then read our top 10 key takeaways from the 2017 AAA Annual Meeting.
 
 
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Are you currently attending a community college to study accounting and are wondering what the best game plan is to start your career? Maybe you received a bachelor’s degree in a subject other than accounting and now you’re looking to start over by majoring in accounting as a second degree. Either way, you’re trying to figure out the best steps to getting started in the accounting industry by taking courses at a community college.

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Casey Jo Chapman serves as Protiviti’s North American Campus Recruiting Lead and is a professional partner of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP). Learn more about her role as the 2017-2018 BAP Professional Partner Chair Elect and how Protiviti is working with student members of BAP to further help them excel in their educational and career endeavors.

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Jodi Ryan is the Director of Student and Academic Relations at the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), which is a professional partner of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP). Learn more about why the IMA partners with BAP and how they’re working together to ensure that accounting students learn everything they need to know to make an informed decision about their future careers in accounting.
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In part 1 of this series, I talked about how to have the right mindset and obtain your CPA license. In part 2, I went over understanding the importance of engagement budgets and their impact on partner performance.  In part 3, I dissected navigating the workplace and how you can leverage yourself for promotions. In the last and final part of this series, I'll go over how chances are at some point in time, you will be leaving your accounting firm for other opportunities. However, your firm relationships will stay with you forever.

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In part 1 of this series, I talked about how to have the right mindset and obtain your CPA license. In part 2, I went over understanding the importance of engagement budgets and their impact on partner performance.  In part 3, here are some additional thoughts on navigating the workplace and how you can leverage yourself for promotions and keeping up with typical public accounting company culture.

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