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September 19, 2014

Temple business majors to network on the run

If you think you've seen every collegiate ice-breaker before, think again: Temple University's Ambler Campus Accounting Professional Society will host the first ever "CPA Dash" next Sunday, September 28th, at 11 a.m. As the name suggests, four-person teams are invited to participate in a relay race of sorts, showcasing their accounting skills on the fly.

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Registration open for IMA's 15th Annual Student Leadership Conference in Ind.

For students and young professionals looking to gain a competitive edge in landing their dream job, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) is here to help. Registration is now open for IMA’s 15th Annual Student Leadership Conference, to be held Nov. 6-8, 2014 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown in Indianapolis. Leading experts will be on hand to discuss career opportunities, business ethics, the value of CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certification, and more.

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September 18, 2014

Student awarded $20K PhD Scholarship via Dixon Hughes in effort to promote diversity

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP has awarded PhD Project participant Joye Caston a two-year, $10,000 per year scholarship to pursue her doctorate in accounting at Jackson State University - the first Dixon Hughes Goodman Doctoral Scholarship to ever be awarded

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Posted by Sean McCabe at 12:38PM | Comments (0)


Finding and generating original content ideas

Content is at the center of marketing today. From articles to videos, from blog posts to whitepapers - you can’t market in today’s environment without creating content. The problem is, coming up with original content ideas evades most of us. So what do we write about?

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Posted by Sarah Johnson & Andrew Rose at 09:53AM | Comments (2)

September 17, 2014

Alloitt Group completes Deloitte's Ride Across Britain challenge

Alloitt Group recently completed the Deloitte Ride Across Britain challenge - a nine-day (Sept. 6th - 14th), 969 mile "end to end" ride through the UK that benefits a charity of the participants' choosing.

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Majority of Australian accounting students are foreign, face tough job market

The majority of Australian accounting students are now international, The Australian Financial Review reports. 79% of Australian graduate accounting students hailed from overseas in 2013, with 55% of international students comprising undergraduate scholars in the field as well. Accounting was only behind business and management enrollment for international students in the Australian collegiate system last year.

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September 16, 2014

BDO, Deloitte, amongst best firms for working parents

Congratulations - you're a new parent! But how will work respond? It's no secret that maternal or parental leave differs from company to company, with benefits ranging from exceptional to unremarkable. Thankfully, Working Mother Magazine has compiled a handy list of 100 companies that treat recent parents with the best programs and support. Notably, a number of tax and accounting firms have been recognized for their work/life balance.

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Rochester CPAs trade in paperwork for hard hats

Working in conjunction with the Flower City Habitat for Humanity, a committee of young Rochester CPAs will break ground on an eight-week building project this Thursday - constructing a new home for a local family in need.

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September 15, 2014

Meaden & Moore announce partnership with LBC International

Cleveland-based firm Meaden & Moore LLP has announced a partnership with Canadian-based LBC International, Ltd., creating the new partnership Meaden & Moore International LLP (MMI), which will combine LBC's London office with Meaden & Moore's UK subsidiary.

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Conn. CPAs' kickball tourney benefits local middle schooler

Representing a creative alternative to charitable donations, the Connecticut Society of CPAs (CTCPA) New and Young Professionals Group held their fifth annual charity kickball tournament at Norton Park on August 16th Featuring more than 130 players on 13 teams, the tournament was able to raise $2,600 for local student Lexi Charbonneau, a 12-year-old from Plainville diagnosed with Osteogenesis Imperfecta - a genetic bone disorder.

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