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November 30, 2022

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Crony Links: Accountant Character Traits; Running a Business From Home; Prepping Young People for the Workplace

Plus, accountants don't bite? Have you ever cut the line at Chipotle in front of a hungry one?  Open Items Tax vs. Advisory – There's No Definitive Answer AccountingWEB What 5 Character Traits Do Accountants Need? AWEB Forums What skills does a second-year need most? The Queen's AccountingWEB Most accountants don’t bite: Do you? BusinessZone How to run a […]

Crony Links: Poetic Project Management; Calculator Memories; Talking to Talent

You might as well face it, you're addicted to links. Open Items Changing Industry Specialization as an Audit Senior AccountingWEB Can Project Management Be Poetic? AWEB Forums Sales-Tax Holidays: Good or Bad? The Queen's AccountingWEB 7 top calculator memories BusinessZone Why business owners can now be connected away from their desk HRZone Talk to your talent today about their tomorrow MyCustomer Busting […]

Crony Links: Big 4 Turnover; Dealing with Time Pressure; How Connected Are You?

Links will keep us together. Open Items Reasons for high turnover at Big 4 AccountingWEB Constant Time Pressure is not Your Fate AWEB Forums What skills does a second-year need most? The Queen's AccountingWEB Terminal illness is not a reasonable excuse BusinessZone 'Success is going from failure to failure with enthusiasm' HRZone The science behind a happy and productive workforce MyCustomer How […]

Crony Links: Background Check Stress; Your Dream Job; Work Relationships > Salary

Link and let die. Open Items Stressing about Background Check AccountingWEB Can Software Really Replace Accountants? AWEB Forums Your Accounting Dream Job The Queen's AccountingWEB Can I take action against my accountant for incompetence? BusinessZone A business guide to managing stress & achieving a work/life balance HRZone Good relationships at work more important than salary, survey finds My Customer Are business blogs […]

Crony Links: Screwing Up Delegation; Great Accountants; Discussing Pay

These links are brought to you by Dewey, Cheetum & Howe. Open Items Messed up on recruiting season AccountingWEB The 16 Ways to Screw Up Delegation AWEB Forums Qualities of a Great Accountant The Queen's AccountingWEB Excel Tip: How to automate Paste Special BusinessZone How to double your Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest & LinkedIn followers HRZone The taboo of discussing pay […]

Crony Links: Maintain Your CPA; Making Time for a Start-up Firm; Career Plans Are Worthless

Thank God it's link day.  Open Items Continue to Maintain CPA License? AccountingWEB Hiring Forecast Has Good News for Accountants AWEB Forums Qualities of a Great Accountant The Queen's AccountingWEB Freeing up time to build a start-up practice BusinessZone Inside the mind of a small business investor HRZone Career plans are worthless, but flexible planning is everything MyCustomer Should we treat unprofitable […]

Crony Links: High Functioning Fun; Second-year Associate Skills; Free Mentoring

You can lead a reader to links, but you can't make it read. Open Items Leave before I find out my raise? AccountingWEB How to Put the 'Fun' in 'High Functioning' AWEB Forums What skills does a second-year need most? The Queen's AccountingWEB What kind of accountant are you? BusinessZone Been there and done it: Brilliant business lessons from a […]

Crony Links: Perm-Temp Accountants; An Excel Puzzle; Manager Skills

Get your link on. Open Items Ex-Big 4 Auditor Needs Advice on Next Career Move AccountingWEB How to Become a Temporary Accountant AWEB Forums Excel Puzzler: MAXIF without an Array Function BusinessZone Meet the World Entrepreneur of the Year HRZone Better sleep is four simple steps away MyCustomer Infographic: The art of deception in advertising TrainingZone Ten skills for the modern […]

Crony Links: How to Create Excel’s Equivalent to MAXIF; Fear of Phones; Women Candidates in EY’s EOY Awards

Link even though no one is reading, link even though you've never been linked to, link even though no one clicks, link even though the Internet is filled with mindless crap. Open Items Does This Count As Work Experience for CPA in NY AccountingWEB Creating Excel's Equivalent of MAXIF AWEB Forums #VALUE! Error Due to Blank Space […]

Crony Links: Big 4 Tax; How to Handle Executives; Don’t Give Social Media to the Intern

After a week off, CL returns because you can't keep a good link down. Open Items Is Big 4 Tax a Dead End Job? AccountingWEB How to Handle the Executive Client AWEB Forums How do I change the text Excel uses during autofill? The Queen's AccountingWEB Jailed accountant gives tax seminar to inmates BusinessZone Why giving social media to an […]

Crony Links: Salaries for Accountants at NYC Banks; Get Some Sleep; Assessing Up-and-coming Talent

You've lost that linkin' feeling. Whoa, that linkin' feeling.  Open Items NYC private accounting salary with the big banks AccountingWEB How Accountants Can Get a Good Night's Sleep The Queen's AccountingWEB Tips and advice for mental health awareness BusinessZone Eight personal wellbeing habits of successful small business owners HRZone Case study: how to assess emerging talent TrainingZone Building skills and […]

Crony Links: Turn Strangers into Clients; Reasons to Stop Performance Reviews; Game of Thrones Business Lessons

Nobody puts links in the corner. Open Items Will a degree on hold sabotage a full-time offer with PwC? AccountingWEB How to Make a Stranger a Client The Queen's AccountingWEB Accountant at the helm in Pfizer AstraZeneca deal HRZone 5 reasons to stop giving performance reviews TrainingZone How to ensure [CPE] doesn’t become a chore BusinessZone 6 things your […]

Crony Links: Stop Using Internet Explorer; Is HR Your Enemy?; Tips From Entrepreneurs

To link, or not to link. That's never a question. AccountingWEB Internet Explorer Opens Doors to Hackers Open Items 'tis the Season (for *required* charitable donations) The Queen's AccountingWEB Guide to spotting mental illness at work HRZone "The HR department is not on my side." TrainingZone How executive coaching can help close the gender gap BusinessZone 15 business tips from […]

Crony Links: Tax Breaks for Homeowners; Compassionate Management; Useful Business Travel Apps

If you've finished weeping for Scott London — get it all out, it's fine — take a spin around some other Sift Media websites for some other reading:  Open Items Making the transition: Part 1 – Failure to Launch AccountingWEB How to Get Tax Breaks on Your Home The Queen's AccountingWEB Spring clean your clients HRZone Compassionate management: the softer side […]

Crony Links: Excel on Your iPad; The Cost of Procrastination; Offensive Brand Tweets

If you've had enough of guys saying stupid things on Twitter, then take a spin around other Sift Media sites on this above-average Friday. Open Items Giving Notice When Switching to Competitor (B4); My firm's scheduling software sucks. What do you use? AccountingWEB First Impressions of Excel for iPad The Queen's AccountingWEB DJ Derek’s top accounting tunes HRZone The cost […]

Crony Links: Happy Employees; Productivity and Quality of Life; Awkward Branding on Social Media

It's once again time for shameless plugging of other Sift Media websites. I'm sure you've tired of talk about accountants taking over the world, Twitter spats and #busyseasonproblems anyway. AccountingWEB How to Make Your Employees Happy The Queen's AccountingWEB's Guide to starting up an accounting practice HRZone Can you really ban people from working outside business hours? TrainingZone What […]

Crony Links: Why Public Accounting, Why?; Sparklines; IT Folks Need Some Soft Skills

If you can manage to pull yourself away from our final bracket, puppies and all the PwC news this week, here are some posts worth your time from other Sift Media sites:  Open Items Why would anyone work in public accounting? AccountingWEB What to Do When Sparklines Are Disabled The Queen's AccountingWEB If accountants were like playing cards… […]

Crony Links: Stress Is Helpful; Workplace Harmony; Logos Are Important

As we wrap up the last week of March you can almost taste the light beer at the ballpark.  If these Excel brackets are driving you batty, check out some of the content from other Sift sites.   AccountingWEB How not to be overwhelmed The Queen's AccountingWEB How to convert numbers to text retrospectively in Excel HRZone Stress is […]

Crony Links: CPAs Practicing Yoga; Three Types of Work Burnout;

If you've grown tired of obsessing over your Excel March Madness bracket or kvetching over the billion dollars you won't win, peruse some of the content at other Sift Media sites.  AccountingWEB CPAs doing yoga probably are avoiding exhaustion this busy season. The Queen's AccountingWEB How to find other solutions when Excel solver lets you down. HRZone Relationships at work are always […]

Crony Links: Accountants Worrying About Image; Are Managers Necessary?; Tips if You’re Overwhelmed

You probably need a break from playing with your new bracket toy, so take a spin around some of the other Sift sites to help coast through your Friday afternoon.  AccountingWEB You forgot all about bonds, didn't you?; There's always a handful of tax advantages to small business being discussed. The Queen's AccountingWEB If you're […]

Crony Links: Save Six Minutes a Day, Attention Management and Dogs at Work

If you need a break from coveting my CPA exam scores, the latest Rothstein Kass rumors or a KPMG Chairman talking about an unfortunate moment for his firm, here are some posts from other Sift Media sites last week you might find interesting.  AccountingWEB Jeff Davidson reminds us that your problems are not other people's problems (and […]

Crony Links: Getting Over Networking Anxiety, Firing a Client, Wayne Rooney’s Salary, Spotting Liars

Here are a few offerings from other Sift sites that you might enjoy reading. Or not, whatever. We know some of you are just here for the horoscopes and scuttlebutt. AccountingWeb Allan Boress explains how he overcame his shyness and networking anxiety; Jason Bramwell has a nice roundup of statements from special interests, corporations and politicans on […]