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  • Humans Becoming Less Involved in Writing Job Postings

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 24, 2019
    Companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence to help write their job ads in order to heighten their impact and effectiveness. 
  • Study: All Money Is Dirty Money

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 23, 2019
    Contrary to the adage, under no circumstances should you ever put your money where your mouth is: A recent study found that every conceivable way we could pay for something at point of sale, whether cards or bills or coins, is riddled with germs. 
  • NASBA Calls for End to CPA Exam Testing Windows by 2020

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 22, 2019
    Today those preparing for the CPA exam must hew to a precise schedule, as there are limited windows of opportunity to take the test each year. However. the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) has approved a new rule that would eventually eliminate the need for test window limitations, to allow much faster retakes of failed exam sections. 
  • Study: Overconfidence of Upper Class Members Makes Them Seem More Competent Than They Are

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 21, 2019
    A recent study has found that people from upper-class social backgrounds are more likely to be not just confident but overconfident, and that this overconfidence is often mistaken for competence at their jobs despite their actual performance. 

  • SEC Collects Only About Half the Penalties It Levies

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 20, 2019
    While the Securities and Exchange Commission issued $20 billion in penalties and fees over the past five years, the Wall Street Journal said it has been able to collect just a little more than half of that, 55 percent. 
  • Big Four Accounting Firms Rank in Top 25 Highest Paid Internships

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 17, 2019
    If you're a student looking not just to intern but to get paid to do so, Glassdoor has found that you could do a lot worse than the Big Four, all of which ranked among the top 25 highest paying internships. 
  • Outgoing Deloitte CEO Englebert to Lead WNBA

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 16, 2019
    Outgoing Deloitte CEO Cathy Englebert, whose term will soon expire after firm leadership declined to back her for a second term, will move on to become the commissioner of the Women's National Basketball Association.
  • IRS Seeking New Taxpayer Advocate

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 15, 2019
    Think you have what it takes to be the new IRS taxpayer advocate? Then the IRS wants to hear from you. 
  • Survey: Everyone Is Too Loud on Their Phones!

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 14, 2019
    Offices are full of distractions that break our concentration and interrupt our flow at work, but a recent survey found that the biggest distraction is people talking too loudly on their phones. 
  • Poll Finds Optimists Have More Savings Than Pessimists

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    May 13, 2019
    A recent survey of 2,000 people found that optimists are more likely than pessimists to have savings, both in expectation of a large purchase and for unexpected emergencies.