Posted by taxguru on November 24, 2014
Accounting aficionados should appreciate the creativity that went into this large chart of accounting terms in the style of the Periodic Table of Elements. When you hover over each element, it pops up with a definition.
Thanks to Titus Dalisay, Community Outreach Specialist at Open Colleges in Australia for the heads-up on this.
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Posted by taxguru on November 22, 2012
Funny bit from Parks & Recreation after one of the characters quits his new job at an accounting firm.
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Posted by taxguru on July 1, 2012
Just as the IRS needed to hire 16,000 new auditors to police the various provisions of ObamaCare, private companies will need to hire ever more accountants to keep track of all of the data that our imperial overlords in DC are requiring us to maintain in order to stay in their good graces.
This summary of the employment environment from Kiplinger shows that job growth in the accounting sector will just continue to expand for at least the rest of this decade.
What Will Be the Jobs of Tomorrow?
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Posted by taxguru on February 1, 2012
Here is a funny video that was mentioned during today’s TaxCoach Weekly Member Call-In.
When I Grow Up, I Want to be a Tax Accountant
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Posted by taxguru on January 26, 2012
Some people get all bent out of shape when they are referred to as Accountants, as in this scene from a recent episode of the British TV show, Mad Dogs.
Warning: British TV censorship standards are very similar to what we have on HBO and Showtime in the USA. In other words, this clip does contain the F word.
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Posted by taxguru on January 24, 2012
As I constantly remind everyone, the demand for accountants will never disappear. And, with the unending growth in the size and scope of government, the need for people to handle all of the paperwork will only continue to grow.
This article confirms that.
6 Careers to Watch in 2012
2. Registered Nurse
3. Computer Systems Analyst
4. Social Worker
5. Dental Hygienist
6. Sales Manager and Representative
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Posted by taxguru on January 21, 2012
I’m obviously biased, but it seems that when Hollyweird writers need an example of a soul-less person, they often use accountants, as in this clip from last night’s Fringe episode.
“Oh, she’s not dead. Though in a manner of speaking, she was.
A bookkeeper for an accounting firm. Can you imagine anything more lifeless?”
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Posted by taxguru on August 24, 2011
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Posted by taxguru on August 3, 2011
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Posted by taxguru on September 30, 2010
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