Industry Insights by Mark Goldman, CPA

Certifications: Do it now because it only gets harder

By Mark Goldman CPA on Apr 18, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Having interviewed thousands of accounting professionals, one of the themes I have noticed over the years is that the longer people wait to pursue a certification exam (CPA, CIA, CMA, etc), the harder it gets and the less likely they… read more

Employers: Be ready to ‘sell’ a little

By Mark Goldman CPA on Apr 12, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Recently we were speaking with a job candidate, Jane (names changed) after her interview with Ms. Smith for a job as an Accountant. Jane was telling us that they had a good conversation, but she was concerned about a few… read more

Mothers Returning to the Workforce

By Mark Goldman CPA on Apr 5, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

We have had the opportunity to work with a few ladies in the last couple years that were returning to the workforce after spending many years (10, 15, etc) staying home raising their families. After my most recent interview with… read more

Entry-level Accountants: A Message from the Ranks of the Successful

By Mark Goldman CPA on Mar 29, 2014. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Not long ago I had the opportunity to emcee an event for soon-to-be accounting graduates that would be entering the workforce. I basically played the part of host, and we had a variety of accounting professionals from around the city… read more