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7 Re-Studying Tips After Failing the CPA Exam

Preparing for the CPA exam requires an endless amount of study time, effort and money. Although there are test prep materials and review courses for the CPA exam, there are no guidebooks for how to "re-study" after failing a portion of the exam. Evelyn Ba…
By: Evelyn Baker Are you facing another round of CPA exams? Don’t know where to begin? Having personally gone through the process multiple times, I know it can seem like an… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2023/01/7-re-studying-tips-after-failing-cpa-exam/

The Importance of a Holiday Shutdown

A holiday shutdown is when a business closes shop during a holiday and for a specified period—employees do not work, and business operations cease. While extended holiday closures may not work for all businesses, Elizabeth Harkness explains the reasons wh…
By: Elizabeth Harkness A holiday shutdown is when a business closes shop during a holiday and for a specified period—employees do not work, and business operations cease.… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/12/importance-holiday-shutdown/

How to Navigate a Blended Work Environment as a New Hire

After COVID-19, many companies have transitioned to a hybrid working schedule, where employees are working both remotely and in-person. This change in dynamics makes it more difficult for new employees to make connections with team members and makes it ha…
By: Chloe Andrade Traditionally, starting a new job has never been an easy undertaking. After COVID-19, many companies have transitioned to a hybrid working schedule, where… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/11/how-navigate-blended-work-environment-new-hire/

4 Time Management Tips to Help you Study for the CPA Exam

Studying for the CPA exam at any point in your career is not an easy task to accomplish. Whether you just graduated college or have been working in the corporate world for years, it can be tough to manage and find the time to effectively prepare for the e…
By: Emily Valles Studying for the CPA exam at any point in your career is not an easy task to accomplish. Whether you just graduated college or have been working in the… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/11/4-time-management-tips-help-you-study-cpa-exam/

Detecting and Preventing Organizational Fraud – The Impact of Whistleblowers

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) estimates that organizations lose 5% of their revenue to fraud annually. What could you do if that 5% wasn’t missing? Sarah Harrison discusses the impact that whistleblowers have on fraud detection wi…
By Sarah Harrison Let's start with a sobering statistic: The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) estimates that organizations lose 5% of their revenue to fraud… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/11/detecting-and-preventing-organizational-fraud-impact-whistleblowers/

Want Advancement? Work on Your Writing.

Accountants primary focus is often numbers, of course, but strong writing skills are critical to your advancement.
By Elizabeth Harkness Accountants primary focus is often numbers, of course, but strong writing skills are critical to your advancement. Here’s why: 1.  Basic… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/09/want-advancement-work-your-writing/

Owning Your Communication Style

Most people think they are expressing their thoughts in a way that everyone understands, however, that is rarely the case.
 By Yitz Kolodny and Jessica A. Correll   You have heard it a thousand times— “communication is important.”  But communication styles, like pant styles, vary among… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/07/owning-your-communication-style/

Top Three Reasons to Pass the CPA Exam

Almost every accounting professional has considered taking the CPA exam, but the time, energy and stress that comes with passing all four sections can make it easy to push aside. But your CPA license is your ticket to professional success.
 By Joshua Sult Almost every accounting professional has considered taking the CPA exam, but the time, energy and stress that comes with passing all four sections can make… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/06/top-three-reasons-pass-cpa-exam/

The Benefits of a Summer Accounting Internship

Read our latest blog for a first hand perspective on the benefits of a summer accounting internship.
By Codi Carpenter In the accounting world, spring internships are typically what you hear about the most. However, I did my internship in the summer of my junior year of… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/05/benefits-summer-accounting-internship/

Making Powerful Connections

Could you be better at making powerful connections? Learn how Trina continues to be a top networker here.
By Trina J. Painter Throughout my career in public accounting, I have been a big fan of networking and it paid off enormously in both my professional and personal life with… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/03/making-powerful-connections/

Work Perks You Can Expect at a Public Accounting Firm

What work perks can you expect when choosing a career in public accounting? Kelsey is sharing what you can anticipate and how to find the right firm for you.
By Kelsey Burgess What work perks can you expect when choosing a career in public accounting? When evaluating a potential employer (and career path), it helps to know what… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2022/02/work-perks-you-can-expect-public-accounting-firm/

The Importance of Being Involved in a Professional Organization

Is a professional organization worth your time? Katie, our marketing manager, shares her experience and how to get involved with the right group for you.
By Katie Butler Cohodes   As current international president of the Association for Accounting Marketing (AAM) (2021-2022), I speak from direct experience, having worked my… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2021/10/importance-being-involved-professional-organization/

Impact of COVID-19 on Accounting Firm Recruiting and Internships

What’s different now in public accounting recruiting and internships? Our HR expert, Elizabeth, shares how the pandemic has shifted our industry.
By Elizabeth Harkness The pandemic has changed the way we do business in so many areas, and human resources is no different.  As we continue to recruit accounting employees… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2021/09/impact-covid-19-accounting-firm-recruiting-and-internships/

Why I Chose a Career in Public Accounting

Deciding if a career in public accounting is right for you? Ryan is sharing why he chose his career path and how he got here.
By Ryan Lyons Background The process of choosing a career path in the field of public accounting can be daunting. Sometimes it is a conscious decision and other times it… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2021/09/why-i-chose-career-public-accounting/

How to Find the Right Mentor in College

Unsure of how to find the right mentor in college? Kelsey shares her best advice on mentorship here. Check it out!
By Kelsey Burgess Having a meaningful mentor when starting college will help smooth your path to becoming the accountant you want to be. But this does not mean finding a… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2021/08/how-find-right-mentor-college/

Accounting Internship Etiquette: How to Leave on a High Note

The way you finish an internship really matters. How can you create a lasting impression? Denise is giving you a few things to focus on in our new blog post.
By Denise Woods The way you finish an internship really matters. You create a lasting impression.  If you can leave on a high note, that’s what people tend to remember the… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2021/07/accounting-internship-etiquette-how-leave-high-note/

8 Ways to Become a Powerful Networker

What matters most when growing and maintaining your contacts? Trina is de-mystifying the topic of networking and providing tips on how to become a powerful networker.
By Trina Painter Networking is an important aspect of doing business in the accounting world, where personal, authentic relationships really do count. It does not have to… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2021/06/8-ways-become-powerful-networker/

How to be a Successful Mentor to NextGen Accountants

What is a NextGen mentor, and how does it work? We are sharing our top tips for coaching early career professionals.
What is a NextGen Mentor? In this context, a NextGen mentor is someone who coaches an employee in the accounting profession, where the person coached has less than five years… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2021/06/how-be-successful-mentor-nextgen-accountants/

Insider Tips on Passing the CPA Exam

Are you working on passing the CPA exam? In today’s blog post, Parker is sharing tips to ensure proper preparation and to ultimately pass the exam.
By Parker Brunson Taking the CPA exam at any time is a huge challenge, as those who have been through the process will attest. It can be a challenge trying to work… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2021/03/insider-tips-passing-cpa-exam/

Landing Your First Job — Six Best Questions to Ask an Interviewer

What are some of the best questions to ask your interviewer? In today’s blog post, our HR Manager, Elizabeth, is sharing her recommended questions to find the best firm for you.
By Elizabeth Harkness During pandemic or non-pandemic times, it can be daunting to land that first entry-level job right out of college. Likewise, an early career move from… https://www.weinsteinspira.com/blog/2021/02/landing-your-first-job-six-best-questions-ask-interviewer/

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