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As a member of the NYSSCPA, you'll discover countless opportunities to demonstrate leadership skills, share ideas and network with your peers. Proactively assume significant decision-making roles and share your insights in group settings by joining one or more of the Society's nearly 60 technical committees and 15 local chapters across New York state. Throughout each year, the NYSCPA also sponsors an abundance of industry niche-specific and CPE-oriented conferences and seminars, as well as gala events, awards ceremonies and more.

Ensure you make the most of your membership by getting involved and staying involved: Use every networking opportunity the NYSSCPA offers to your advantage! Take a break from your desk to meet other members - even in the digital age, nothing compares to the gold standard of face-to-face connections and real rapport built one-on-one with other pros. The more active of a Society member you become, the more chances you gain to enhance your professional and personal growth, and also exponentially boost the brand recognition of your practice - and the brand that is you
 
 

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Joining a committee is one of the best opportunities NYSSCPA members have to advance their careers. 

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Career Center Articles

  • Two Mistakes to Avoid When Following Up

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    Jason Wong
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    Aug 19, 2016
    If you’re a networking pro, you know the importance of having a network of professionals you can reach out to, and how beneficial it can be to have a network that’s constantly growing. Of course, adding people to your contacts list isn’t enough – you have to follow up with them, stay in contact so that they remember you exist. If you’re comfortable with doing that, that’s great! But sometimes the way you follow up can backfire on you. The Daily Muse offers a couple mistakes to avoid the next time you send out a friendly “staying in touch” type email: 
  • Three Things to Consider Before Accepting a Friend Request from a Coworker

    By:
    Jason Wong
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    Aug 16, 2016
    Becoming friends with your coworkers can have numerous positive effects, including more successful teams and an improved office culture. Grabbing the occasional happy hour after work with coworkers can also add positivity to your work. Still, while there are a number of benefits to cultivating friendships with your coworkers, there are a few things you should consider before accepting a friend request from a coworker. Here they are, from Forbes:
  • Four Reasons You Should Consider Declining a Job Offer

    By:
    Jason Wong
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    Aug 12, 2016
    Especially if you’ve been job hunting for a while, it can be easy to rationalize taking a position that you might not be 100% happy with. But unless you’re really desperate and need to pay the bills, taking a job that isn’t a good fit for you might be the worst decision you could make. Here are five reasons from Time that you might want to reconsider accepting that job offer:
  • Three Ways to Motivate Yourself When Everyone’s on Vacation

    By:
    Jason Wong
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    Aug 10, 2016
    Apparently it’s prime vacation time, because half or more of your office is out doing fun things like lounging on the beach, sipping cocktails and then posting the pictures on Instagram. When almost everyone’s gone, it can be difficult to get anywhere. After all, you can’t have that important meeting if people aren’t there. Still, there are some strategies you can employ to make progress. Here they are, from the Harvard Business Review:
 
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