Career Tools Articles


  • Dare to be different

    3 tips to stand out and be known at a new job

    CPA Corey Cines gives his top three tips on how to set yourself apart from the rest of the new hires at your firm. Read >

  • Get a leg up at your next interview

    What the people who might hire you are looking for

    About to dive into the job hunt and not sure where to begin? There’s some good news you should hear first. Read >

  • Rock out the resume

    Looking good before they even see you

    Okay, convince someone you’re a valuable person to have on their team. In 20 seconds or less. And you can’t talk, or gesture, or even smile. It’s just you on... Read >

  • What you need to know on your first job interview

    Tips from five young CPAs

    A good job offer can set your career in motion and can help determine your future direction. Young CPAs offer anecdotes about what they wished they had known going into their early interviewing experience, and what they learned in the process. Read >

  • Spread your tentacles

    How to network like a pro

    Ever wonder how those über-connected, first-name-basis-with-everybody, got-the-governor-on-speed-dial kind of people got that way? One introduction at a time. Here’s how to do it yourself. Make it a priority. Even on... Read >

  • State society student membership

    More than a line on your resume

    Becoming a student member of your state society is an excellent idea, and there are a whole lot of reasons to join a state society. Read >

  • CPAs' must-join organization

    All about the AICPA

    The AICPA's 125-year history, boiled down to 23 words: Helping you enter the CPA profession and stay there, by connecting you to the people and information you need to succeed.... Read >

  • Do something useful this summer

    Why an internship is triple important for CPA hopefuls

    You have to start somewhere in your path to career satisfaction. Fortunately, a well-chosen internship provides the perfect place to get underway. Here’s why an internship is more valuable than... Read >

  • Peon no more

    How to go from intern to insider

    There are two kinds of interns: the ones companies want to keep, and the ones they kinda wish they never hired. Hopefully, you want to be the former. You can... Read >

  • Don’t screw up the interview

    There’s a lot more to it than a firm handshake

    Basically the professional equivalent of a date, an interview is kind of a personal thing – it’s all about the two of you getting to know each other and determining... Read >

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