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August 10, 2016

Why Hasn't My Prospect Called Me Back?

Succeeding at the sales process is one of the more challenging aspects of your role as a CPA. In most cases, you have to sell your own work. For most CPAs, sales does not come naturally and frustration can build quickly when things arent moving in a positive direction.

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Dr. Penne Ainsworth of Wyoming receives 2016 AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education award

The AICPA announced on Wednesday that Dr. Penne Ainsworth is the winner of the 2016 AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award. She was honored at the annual meeting of the American Accounting Association (AAA) in Manhattan this month.

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August 9, 2016

CFOs seeking more creativity and enthusiasm in new hires, Accountemps survey finds

According to a new Accountemps survey, some twenty-three percent of polled CFOs said their firms are doing more entry-level hiring today than five years ago, with another 65 percent saying their efforts have remained the same. For those more actively hiring, an "innovative spirit" (30 percent) and enthusiasm (22 percent) were the most cited reason for seeking more entry-level professionals.

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AICPA and CIMA add all major practice areas to 'Competency and Learning' site

The AICPA and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) announced on Tuesday that they have expanded their AICPA-CIMA Competency and Learning website to support all major practice areas in management accounting and public accounting with new learning resources and competency-development tools.

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10 Lessons I've Learned for New Vision CPA Group's 10th Anniversary

We're celebrating New Vision CPA Group's 10th Anniversary! In honor of this milestone, I thought Id write out 10 lessons Ive learned over the years:

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NASBA announces 2016 Accounting Education Research Grant recipients

The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) announced on Tuesday the recipients of its Accounting Education Research Grants Program for 2016. Faculty and postdoctoral researchers from three U.S. institutions were awarded research grants totaling $24.500.

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August 8, 2016

Internal Auditor magazine announces winner of 2nd essay contest

Internal Auditor magazine announced on Monday that Laura Gajski, a graduate student in business administration from Robert Morris University, is the winner of the publication's second annual essay contest.

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AICPA honors Julya Faulkner of Ohio Northern University with 'Medal of Inspiration'

The AICPA announced last week that Julya Faulkner, a graduate student attending Ohio Northern University, has been awarded the Beta Alpha Psi Medal of Inspiration Award. The award was presented at the Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Md.

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August 5, 2016

Danielle Supkis Cheek of Houston, Texas receives AICPA’s 'Outstanding Young CPA Award'

The AICPA announced this week that Danielle Supkis Cheek, president of D. Supkis Cheek in Houston and adjunct professor at Rice University, was named winner of the Outstanding Young CPA Award in Honor of Maximo Mukelabai. Supkis Cheek was recognized for her volunteering efforts in the profession and commitment to financial literacy in her community.

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Caleb Jenkins of RLJ Financial Services brings his accounting skills and generosity to Haiti

Firms of all sizes are getting more involved with bringing their professional knowledge and services to developing countries.

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