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March 22, 2018

Donations for ‘Little Brian Bags’ Help Support Children’s Hospital Visits – and a SCACPA Member’s Family

We are hoping the CPA community can unite to help SCACPA member Jessica Glenney, CPA, CGMA, gather donations for parents who are faced with extended stays in children’s hospitals. It’s a situation that, unfortunately, Jessica has known...
August 9, 2016

Humor as a Healer

So many workplaces seem devoid of humor. I ask my audiences, “When was the last time your coworkers burst out into laughter and it wasn’t at your expense?” The answer definitely depends on your culture and your colleagues. All too...
August 8, 2016

Prepared for Anything with These Tips

I once spoke at the Arizona Society of CPAs accounting conference, arriving about an hour early for my presentation. I’ve made that my practice so that I can get a feel for the room, make sure all the electronics are working, and do one more...
August 8, 2016

It Pays to Smile

Countless studies have proven that the mere act of smiling improves one’s mood and increases their likelihood of being happy. The same power can be said about frowning and its associated negative feelings. These simple uses of facial muscles...
December 9, 2015

6 Things to Think About Before Starting a Job Search

1. Self-Assessment: What is Your Motivation? Are you looking for more opportunity for advancement, reacting to a toxic work environment-or something else? 2. What Kind of Company Culture Do You Find Attractive? Do you prefer a traditional firm or...
December 7, 2015

CPA License: Key to Success for Vicki Arthur, CPA

Vicki Arthur, CPA Sonoco, Hartsville People skills, and more specifically caring about others, is key for CPAs looking to move into management, according to Vicki Arthur, CPA, vice president of Sonoco Protective Solutions in Hartsville....