Industry Insights by Mark Goldman, CPA

Mistakes That Lead To A Resume That’s Too Long

By Mark Goldman CPA on Oct 4, 2015. Posted in Blogging In Balance

As you advance in your career, it becomes more difficult to keep your resume to 2 pages or less. We review hundreds of resumes a month and have noticed a few common factors in the more lengthy ones we receive. … read more

Salary Negotiation Basics

By Mark Goldman CPA on Aug 15, 2015. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Last month we were working with an accountant that was going to be negotiating a raise (which ended up being successful), and working with that individual gave me the inspiration for this blog entry. Negotiating a raise is a stressful… read more

Resume Tip: Speak Their Language

By Mark Goldman CPA on Jul 25, 2015. Posted in Blogging In Balance

If you've ever heard someone say, "Now you're speaking my language", you know it refers to the feeling that they have at that moment that you are telling them exactly what they need to hear. They perceive that you understand… read more

Insights from the 2014 CPA Passing Rate Data

By Mark Goldman CPA on Jul 3, 2015. Posted in Blogging In Balance

NASBA recently released the graph above showing the number of candidates taking the CPA exam in 2014 and their passing rates, all separated by age groups. Even though the chart shows what many feel are obvious points, I think it… read more