Much has been written about the path to partner… but not as much has been said about how to achieve manager status, and that’s a critical step on the path to partner.
While young CPAs understand the progression—staff to senior to manager to partner—they sometimes struggle with what that entails. Will I automatically be promoted to manager after about six years? Why aren’t some people promoted? Can I speed the process?
The answer is as complicated as it is simple. Read more here.
It seems to be a common occurrence to discuss generations these days and the most talked about generation within my earshot seems to be Generation Y, also known as the millennials (born after 1980). This also happens to be the category I fall into. My perception is that popular topics relating to Gen Y range from work ethic and “unrealistic” expectations, to simply how to keep us engaged. However, what may be more important than discussing Gen Y or any other generation in a vacuum, is a discussion of the generations coexisting. (more…)
I receive the Journal of Accountancy magazine on a monthly basis in the mail but do admit that I usually toss it away and never read. However, the cover headline of this month’s issue – “Building the Happy CPA” – grabbed my attention. (more…)