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Footnotes: The New Accounting; Deloitte Tops Diversity; Insider Trading For All | 05.12.14

Some hack at EY shares the secret for attracting and retaining top Millennial talent (spoiler alert: you've heard it all before) [Forbes]

What can you learn from Tim Geithner's new book? [NYT]

Neil Barofsky has some things to say about Geithner's book [LinkedIn]

Re-imagining accounting and no, it’s not boring – part 1 What most people don’t know is the reason this arcane system was invented and became popular. It was for the prevention of fraud. It is a remarkably successful mechanism that often requires ne’er do well’s to go completely outside double entry with transactions that never hit the books. In short, Pacioli’s system has largely done a very good job of helping keep control and maintain governance over the transactions everyone understands. But…it is almost completely useless at helping in running or managing the business. [Diginomica]

Deloitte Ranked No. 1 on DiversityInc's Top 10 List for Global Diversity How much diversity could Deloitte diversify if Deloitte could diversify diversity? [PRN]

A man in Washington state is using the 5th amendment to claim the state cannot tax him for a crop — marijuana — that is illegal on a federal level [RT]

To be successful, you need this one trait [Lifehacker]

Wait a minute… so now you can get in trouble with the SEC for insider trading if you trade on PUBLIC news? [BV]

Now We Write Resumes Like Douchebags, Too Like, so cringe. [Valleywag]

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