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March 24, 2016

Majority of new hires have less than three months to prove themselves, study finds

New hires, you're on watch: According to a new Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey, a majority (54 percent) of CFOs said that their new hires have one to less than three months to prove themselves in their roles. Another 9 percent of CFOs expect new blood to prove themselves in less than a month.

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March 23, 2016

Dr. Yvonne Hinson named AICPA's Academic in Residence

The AICPA announced last week that Dr. Yvonne Hinson has been named the Institute's Academic in Residence. The role will see Dr. Hinson provide leadership for the AICPA’s initiatives to engage with and support university accounting educators, focused on building a strong pipeline of professional and diverse students to continue to enter the CPA profession.

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Stetson University students to prepare tax returns through April 14

Stetson University in Deland, Fla. announced that specially-trained students will be preparing income tax returns for local individuals and families as part of the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

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March 22, 2016

Accounting Principals named as Official Athlete Career Transition Services Sponsor for Team USA

Accounting Principals, recruitment and placement service of accounting and finance professionals, announced on Tuesday that they have become the Official Athlete Career Transition Services Sponsor for Team USA, which will look to support athletes before, during and after their Olympic training and competition to succeed in their careers.

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March 21, 2016

Generational Viewpoints: New Ways of Making Rain

“What is your generation’s perspective on rainmaking, and how does it differ or align with the perspective of other generations?”

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March 17, 2016

More CFOs collaborating with CIOs in last three years, survey finds

In a new survey from Robert Half Management Resources and Robert Half Technology, 51 percent of CFOs claimed that they are presently collaborating more with their company's CIOs than three years ago. A scant 7 percent of respondents said they work with CIOs less often.

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Whitley Penn pledges monthly support to Texas food bank

Texas firm Whitley Penn recently announced their monthly support to the Tarrant Area Food Bank during 2016 by providing volunteers to assist with sorting, inspecting and boxing food for Children’s Feeding Programs.

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March 16, 2016

Grand Canyon University's 'Money Week' preps students on finance basics

The Colangelo College of Business at Grand Canyon University is holding its first annual "Money Week" March 14-16 in order to educate students on financial and savings basics, per GCU Today. Professors from Colangelo and other financial experts look to educate students with concise, 20-minute discussions on basic topics ranging from tackling credit card debt to structuring a budget.

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The Radical CPA and Veltig partner to support launch of Sage Live in Chicago

Jody Padar, principal of New Vision CPA Group and author of The Radical CPA: New Rules for the Future-Ready Firm, will be partnering with Donal de Paor and Veltig - the salesforce solution consulting and implementation partner - to support the launch of Sage Live in Chicago, the two announced on Wednesday.

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March 15, 2016

AICPA urges IRS to extend comment deadline on new partnership audit regime

The AICPA requested on Monday that the IRS extend the deadline for submitting comments on Notice 2016-23, which requests responses to a series of specific questions related to the new centralized partnership audit regime established by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, P.L. 114-74.

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