best-kept-secret-in-accounting-careers

Hello fellow CPAer’s! I am excited to let you in on one of the best kept secrets in the accounting profession. It is in my opinion that most professors fail to elaborate much on this field. Usually, you just hear about public accounting and the ‘big four’. 

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Accounting students who are about to graduate from college have a big decision to make before starting their careers - will they choose public or private accounting. The answer to this question will determine their entry-level position and possible career trajectory.

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As CPA Exam candidates, we may not all go toward the same career path. But one thing I think we can all agree on is that starting a new job is tough. And starting a new job that involves technical accounting skills, especially if you're just applying them for the first time, can be tougher. In the accounting profession, it's important to learn how to accept constructive feedback or criticism gracefully as you start in a new position or new company.

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Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate once said, "We realize the importance of our voices only when we are silenced." 

In honor of International Women's Day, we wanted to recognize how far equal rights for women has come. And although there's still work to be done in this arena, there's no doubt that progress continues to be on the horizon.

Therefore, we can't forget the many who have forged this path for us in the past, and how we can all play a part in continuing to do so in the present and future. Here are some great tips from powerful women to inspire all other women in redefining gender roles.

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Curious as to what auditors' daily tasks are?

Find out as we talk to an auditor who tells us about what it's like on a daily basis. 

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For those of you who are looking to pursue a career in public accounting, setting your sights on The Big 4, top 25, or top 100 is always an alluring choice. But the truth is, most practicing CPA’s work for small local and regional CPA firms. In some cases, some practicing CPAs actually work for firms with less than 10 people! So before you set your ambitions in stone on working for a large public accounting firm, here are some great reasons why you should consider working for small CPA firms.

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Although the accounting industry is a great place to be to secure success in your career, it can be competitive--especially if you want to get hired by The Big 4 accounting firms. As a current college student in this day and age, many of you are also probably feeling the pressure of paying back student loans when you graduate, making finding a good job even more imperative. Here are some tips to help you stay on top of accomplishing your goals and how to get noticed by The Big 4.

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