Industry Insights by Mark Goldman, CPA

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

Hiring Checklist for Small Businesses

By Mark Goldman CPA on Jun 13, 2015. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Hiring the right person is important to any size organization, but when you have a small business it is critical. Since each individual in a small business fills an important and often unique role, it’s vital to get the right… read more

Resume Absolutes for Recent Accounting Grads

By Mark Goldman CPA on May 30, 2015. Posted in Blogging In Balance

Preparing a resume when you are a recent graduate is different that preparing one as an experienced professional. The set of 'best practices' differs when you don't have much experience in the field. The following tips are geared towards specifically… read more

Replacing Dress to Impress with Dress to Respect

By Mark Goldman CPA on May 10, 2015. Posted in Blogging In Balance

This past month we had an industrial employer interviewing for an accounting position at their corporate headquarters. Several candidates were lined up to interview, and the employer felt that all were qualified to perform the technical duties that were required. … read more