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How to Get the Most Out of Career Fairs

Are career fairs worth your time! Yes! Kelsey is showing you ways to boost your career fair experience and outcome.
By Kelsey Burgess, Audit Supervisor Are Career Fairs Worth Your Time? From my experience on both sides of the equation—as a student seeking my first accounting position… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2020/02/how-get-most-out-career-fairs/

Accounting Internship Etiquette: How to Start on the Right Foot

Are you looking to start your accounting internship on the right foot? Denise is sharing several tips and tricks for giving a good first impression.
By Denise Woods, Audit Director - Employee Benefit Plans Having worked with a lot of accounting interns over the years has given me insight into the do’s and don’ts that… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2020/01/accounting-internship-etiquette-how-start-right-foot/

Double Your Fun: Advantages of an Accounting Rotation Program

What’s the right choice for you: tax or audit? In today’s blog post, learn about the advantages of an accounting internship rotation program to start your career on the right foot.
By Joshua Sult, Tax Accountant Fresh out of college with an accounting degree, armed with an internship and having landed an entry-level job just months ago (both with… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/11/double-your-fun-advantages-accounting-rotation-program/

Best Practices on Managing Remote Employees

How can you help your remote employees be successful? From communication to delivering evaluations, Taylor is sharing his tips on leading a remote team today on the blog.
By Taylor Neese, Audit Shareholder There are various forms of working remotely, a popular work style that is catching on more and more as companies try to help employees… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/10/best-practices-managing-remote-employees/

What Does Workplace Culture Mean to You?

How can you determine if a company is the right fit for you? Ask questions! Elizabeth is sharing her top tips on evaluating a potential employer’s workplace culture.
By Elizabeth Harkness, HR Manager A Home Away from Home Accountants are notorious for spending long hours at work, so much so that it can become like a home away from… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/09/what-does-workplace-culture-mean-you/

Mobile Workforce: Considerations When Choosing a Video Conferencing System

What do you need to consider when selecting a corporate video conferencing system? We recently embarked on our own search, and Victoria is sharing how we made our decision.
By Victoria J. Mueller, Tax Senior Following the Mobile Trend Today’s workforce is conducting business on the go more than ever before, thanks to mobile devices and… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/08/mobile-workforce-considerations-when-choosing-video-conferencing-system/

Day in the Life of a Tax Accountant

Busy season or not, the day of a tax accountant is always packed! On the blog, Parker is giving us a glimpse into his typical day at Weinstein Spira.
By Parker Brunson, Tax Accountant Working at Weinstein Spira as a tax accountant since September 2018, I can honestly say there’s always a lot happening on any given day,… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/07/day-life-tax-accountant/

Day in the Life of an Audit Senior

There is never a dull moment as an audit senior! Today, Emily is giving us a glimpse into her packed day.
By Emily Gutierrez, Audit Senior There is really no “typical” day to speak of in my experience as an audit senior. I find that every day is different based on the season. My… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/07/day-life-audit-senior/

Business Books for Your Summer Reading List

With the lengthening of daylight hours and school being out, it’s the ideal time to plan your summer reading list. Sarah’s business book recommendations are chock-full of valuable and implantable tips to improve your work-life. Which one will you be addin…
By Sarah Harrison, Audit Senior With the lengthening of daylight hours, school being out and the hubbub of tax and year-end filing deadlines finally past, it’s the ideal time… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/06/business-books-your-summer-reading-list/

The Power of Office Artwork

At Weinstein Spira, we take art seriously and have invested a lot of time and money to adorn our workplace with treasured, original pieces of art—from the main lobby to hallways to individual offices—making a statement that “art matters” in our everyday e…
By Trina Painter, Audit Shareholder Art Matters It’s no secret that art inspires, relaxes, motivates and even increases the productivity of employees, which is why so many… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/05/power-office-artwork/

Home Sweet Desk: Workstation Essentials for Tax Accountants

Jessica, tax accountant, is giving you the grand tour of her home away from home this busy season - her desk! In this post, you will see the advantages of having fixed workstation and the ways you can customize it for your workday needs.
By Jessica Correll, Tax Accountant As a tax accountant, I virtually “live” in my office. It’s like a home away from home! Unlike field auditors, who sometimes work onsite at… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/03/home-sweet-desk-workstation-essentials-tax-accountants/

Top 5 Qualities to Highlight When Interviewing for Public Accounting

While there are many things that go into making a final hiring decision, here are the top five qualities our hiring managers like to see in the interview process.
By Elizabeth Harkness, HR Manager As HR manager, I talk to every candidate who comes through the door with the hope of landing a position at Weinstein Spira. With respect to… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2019/02/top-5-qualities-highlight-when-interviewing-public-accounting/

Overcoming a Procrastination Mindset in 2019

As you set your goals for 2019, try incorporating some of the anti-procrastination tips from Andrew into your work (and life!) routine.
By Andrew Moore, Senior Audit Manager According to Webster’s dictionary, to procrastinate is “to put off intentionally (or habitually) the doing of something that should be… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/12/overcoming-procrastination-mindset-2019/

Top Recipes for Thanksgiving — From Our Family to Yours

Need a quick, last-minute recipe to round out your Thanksgiving table? The folks at Weinstein Spira come to your aid with some of our favorite, easy-to-make family recipes.
Compiled by Katie Butler, Marketing Manager Need a quick, last-minute recipe to round out your Thanksgiving table? The folks at Weinstein Spira come to your aid with some of… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/11/top-recipes-thanksgiving-our-family-yours/

10 Ways to Improve Your Telephone Etiquette

Do you take the time to say “good morning” on the phone? Learn the importance of greetings over the phone and more in Ariel’s blog post!
By Ariel Simon, Corporate Receptionist From working as a corporate receptionist for the last several years, I’ve learned so much about telephone etiquette that I can now share… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/10/10-ways-improve-your-telephone-etiquette/

Practical Mobile Apps for Business

Looking for mobile app recommendations for expense tracking or electronic signatures? Taylor is spilling all of his favorite on-the-go apps for business. Take a read and download a new app to try!
By Taylor Neese, Shareholder Collaboration and productivity are considered high priorities in today’s workplace. With so many mobile apps available to support conducting… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/09/practical-mobile-apps-business/

Common Misconceptions About Accountants

Still think accountants wear green visors? Think again! Lisa is here to clear up several misconceptions about accountants in our new post.
By Lisa Walther, CPA, Tax Senior When most people hear the word ‘accountant,’ their vision is clouded by a set of preconceived notions based on old-school misconceptions about… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/08/common-misconceptions-about-accountants/

What I Wish I Knew About Accounting in College

What are your job options in the field of accounting? Erica Diaz helps you chart your career with the pros and cons of the Big 4 firms, mid-market accounting firms and industry accounting jobs.
By Erica Diaz, Tax Manager One of my favorite work responsibilities is visiting college campuses, like Texas A&M, to recruit new grads to work at Weinstein Spira. I often… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/08/what-i-wish-i-knew-about-accounting-college/

Take a Listen: Podcast Recommendations

Our crowdsourced podcast recommendations list represents a consensus around the top picks that are worth checking out from our firm members. You’ll notice that these varied topics—ranging from travel, history, crime, and even a little magic—are not all bu…
By Katie Butler, Marketing Manager As busy as we all are, it’s important to schedule some relaxation time to chill and de-stress. But, this doesn’t always have to mean going to… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/07/take-listen-recommended-podcasts/

Structure + Action = Organization

Have you ever thought to yourself “there is so much to do and so little time”? If so, you are not alone. Everyone has had an overwhelming feeling at some point, but it is what we can do to overcome those feelings that make us successful.
By Kelsey Burgess, Audit Senior Have you ever thought to yourself “there is so much to do and so little time”? If so, you are not alone. Everyone has had an overwhelming… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2018/06/structure-action-organization/

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