In an Accountemps survey, 56% of accounting and finance professionals responded that, "they felt only somewhat prepared for their first job after graduation."
We linked to a WSJ article this morning about corporate recruiters complaining about people who renege on their offers.
As a follow up from my first post “The End Is Nigh: Prepare Yourselves for the Accountapocalypse,” I thought I’d present my interpretation on Porter’s Five Forces applied to the accounting profession.
I like this Harvard Busines Review post that questions some of the conventional wisdom on switching jobs.
A Robert Half survey of U.S. CFOs found that the “greatest challenge” for finance personnel “when working with other departments,” is the interaction “with a variety of personalities.”
Earlier this week, one of the wackiest free agency circuses in NBA history occurred. I realize this is an accounting website, so many of you probably don’t have even the faintest idea what I’m talking about. I will summarize it for you.
I'll bet you hadn't considered that before!
He likes you! He really likes you!
If all the recent talk about small firms has got you curious, AccountingFly is hosting a virtual career fair called Advance this Thursday from 1 pm to 5 pm ET that features 68 firms from across the country.
For all intents and purposes, it is summer. In the circle of life (or Hell, if you prefer) of an accounting firm that means two significant things are going on: 1) performance reviews and 2) summer internships.