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November 23, 2015

Thriving (Hopefully) in a New Environment

by Jonathan Godwin, CPA I wasn’t alive when calculators were first invented.  I can only imagine that they took the world by storm.  I was working in public accounting when the idea of working in a largely integrated and digital...
November 23, 2015

Mitigating Risk with New Hires

Sharon E. Mann, CPA, CGMA SCACPA members since 1992 You may say okay, I know there could be some risk with new hires or you may think there is none at all.  After all, surely your clients are checking out the people they hire.  ...
November 16, 2015

Diversity in the Profession: Bill Robinson, CPA

Why did you become a CPA? I became a CPA because I was interested in how businesses handled accounting for companies, my curiosity of income taxation, and the ability to serve the public. Briefly describe your work experience? Upon graduation...
November 16, 2015

Key Challanges for Young Accounting Professionals

by Harris Darver SCACPA member since 2008 Finding value and personal gratification, along with professional success in a career is a priority for today’s graduates - entry-level accounting professionals included. Entry-level accounting...
November 9, 2015

Diversity in the Profession: Sharon L. Pate, CPA

Why did you become a CPA? I was a straight A student in math throughout grade and high school, but I wasn’t sure about becoming a math teacher.  In college, I discussed my love of math with my academic counselor, who enrolled me as an...
November 2, 2015

Internships: Preparing the Next Generation of CPAs

Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP has seen approximately 2,000 interns walk through its doors in the past 20 years, according to Courtney Thomas, CPA, director of recruiting for the firm.  Dixon Hughes Goodman generally hires...