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September 15, 2016

Two members of La. firm Postlethwaite & Netterville win CPA.com's 2016 'Innovative Practitioners' award

CPA.com announced this week that Caitlin Lacher and Rachael Higginbotham, both representing Louisiana accounting and business advisory firm Postlethwaite & Netterville, have been named winners of the Innovative Practitioners 2016 Award. The annual award looks to recognize innovations in process, services or technology implementation in public accounting firms.

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September 14, 2016

Citrin Cooperman announces pilot of new 'Business Alliance' for member firms

Top 100 firm accounting, tax, and business consulting firm Citrin Cooperman announced on Wednesday the pilot of a new program, dubbed the Citrin Cooperman Business Alliance.

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September 13, 2016

Internal Auditor Magazine announces winner of third essay contest

Internal Auditor Magazine announced this week that Angela Obolsky, a master’s degree-candidate from Texas A&M University, is the most recent winner of the publication's ongoing essay contest.

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College Choice ranks 2016's most affordable online bachelor's and master's accounting degrees

College Choice, an online resource ranking various college programs and institutions, recently unveiled their 2016 rankings for the most affordable online bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting. Fort Hayes State University in Kansas took top honors for online bachelor's degrees, while Western Governors University in Utah was first amongst master's programs.

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September 12, 2016

One-third of businesses claim unfilled accounting/finance positions, Brilliant survey finds

Brilliant - the staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance, and IT - recently released its Q4 2016 Accounting, Finance and IT Hiring Forecast, which suggests a significant increase in hiring for the aforementioned fields in the coming year.

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Rea & Associates recognized with AAM's 'We AAM to Serve' award for mid-sized firms

Top 100 accounting and business consulting firm Rea & Associates announced on Monday that the firm was recognized with the 2016 Association for Accounting Marketing's (AAM) "We AAM to Serve" award for medium-sized firms due to their philanthropic efforts.

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IIA announces four more universities admitted to collegiate Internal Auditing Education Partnership program

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) announced on Monday that four more universities have joined the IIA's Internal Auditing Education Partnership (IAEP) program. The IAEP program gives students the chance to study internal audit at the collegiate level to better prepare them for both their early careers in the field and the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) exam.

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September 9, 2016

Georgia Society of CPAs raises over 16K lbs. of food and $108K in third annual Georgia Accounting Food Fight

The Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPA) and the Georgia Food Bank Association (GFBA) have announced the results of their third annual Georgia Accounting Food Fight, which took place this previous August 8-19.

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Gen Z and millennials prize communication most amongst leaders, new survey finds

According to a new global study released this week by HR executive network/research firm Future Workplace and staffing agency Randstad US, Gen Z and Millennials both cited “communication” as the most important quality they seek in a leader, compared to “honesty” just two years ago.

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September 8, 2016

Deloitte announces new 'Family Leave Program' including 16 fully-paid weeks off

Deloitte announced this week that beginning September 2016 professionals celebrating the arrival of a new child, caring for a spouse or significant other, or supporting aging parents, will have extra support from the firm with the new Family Leave Program.

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