Mr. Ryan sat in a front-row seat in the George Washington University auditorium Wednesday while Mr. Obama unveiled his plan to constrain growing levels of federal debt. Mr. Ryan grew visibly annoyed during the speech, shaking his head in disgust. He feverishly took notes, and when Mr. Obama finished he stood up and bolted from the auditorium. The only person apparently running faster towards the exit tugged on Mr. Ryan’s sleeve near the doorway and reached out to shake his hand. “Hi, Mr. Chairman, Gene Sperling,” Mr. Obama’s director of the National Economic Council said to Mr. Ryan in what appeared to be a conciliatory gesture. “Oh, I thought you were a reporter,” Mr. Ryan said, explaining why he didn’t immediately turn around when his name was called. [WSJ]
For better or worse, career progression in public accounting is tied to performance reviews.
Sponsored: The Evolving Accounting Education: A Conversation with University of Scranton Professor Doug Boyle
Today we welcome Dr. Douglas Boyle, Chairperson and Associate Professor of the University of Scranton Accounting Department.
Sponsored: This San Francisco Accounting Firm Is Celebrating Its 40th Anniversary by Taking Its People to Hawaii0 1,718
Accountants Behaving Badly Accounting jobs Accounting News AICPA Auditors BDO Big 4 Busy season Career advice Careers CFOs China Compensation CPA Exam CPAs Deloitte Ernst & Young EY FASB Footnotes Fraud Grant Thornton IASB IFRS Interns IRS Job of the Day KPMG Lawsuits Layoffs McGladrey NASBA Need a job? Partners PCAOB Politics Promotions Public Accounting PwC Quote of the Day Raises or Lack Thereof Rumors Salaries SEC Studying for the CPA exam Tax cuts Taxes Tax policy Technology Twitter