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Top 40 Accounting Jokes to Liven Up Your Day

Now that tax season is over, accountants finally have space to lighten up and take a beach day — or keep working (whatever makes you happiest). We know how hard you work and wanted to put together a resource to give you a much-needed and well-deserved break. Here are — in this writer’s opinion — 9 accounting jokes to liven up your day: Our Favorite Accounting Jokes   Welcome to the accounting department, where everybody counts. Where do homeless accounts live?

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Five Alternative Careers for Accountants

Alternative Careers for Accounting Majors An accountant’s career path is usually clear-cut. Start out with experience as a financial analyst or auditor. Take the CFA or CPA exams. Refine your management skills to rise through your organization’s leadership ranks — maybe even become a chief financial officer. What happens, however, when your passions change — when you want something new?

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Executive Compensation Packages: A Full Look

Within organizations today, one of the most delicate balancing acts that boards of directors and compensation committees must perform involves setting executive compensation packages. Over the past decade, seemingly lavish executive compensation plans have faced significant scrutiny from the public, media outlets, shareholders, regulators, and politicians. What is executive compensation?

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What Does a Bookkeeper Do, Exactly?

If you love numbers, maybe you’ve considered a career as an accountant or bookkeeper. These two terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but they’re actually two very different roles within the accounting and finance career path. Here’s a look at a bookkeeper’s roles and responsibilities, and how they differ from those of an accountant. What does a bookkeeper do?

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Hiring Millennials in 2020: What You Need to Know

Millennials are adaptive, tech-savvy and their generation makes up the largest share of the American workforce. It’s no wonder that the business world is obsessed with hiring Millennials. But traditional recruiting methods are unlikely to work with this skeptical generation. They know their skills are in high demand, and they are adept at connecting with people in ways beyond phone and email. So what is the best way to work with Millennial candidates?

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Artificial Intelligence in Accounting: What Does the Future Look Like?

Artificial intelligence in accounting tends to conjure up images of sci-fi movies and cyborgs taking the place of humans. In fact, the idea of artificial intelligence has been around for a long time, and it’s much a more collaborative technology than you may realize. The first artificial intelligence projects were initiated by academics in the 1950s who were trying to understand whether computers could think like humans and simulate our behavior.

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