How To Interview A Company’s Culture

When you interview for a new position, it’s as much your chance to get a feel for the company and culture as it is for the company to get to know you. Make the most of this process by asking questions consistently and carefully observing small hints of what it may be like to work there.

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Cost vs. Value of a CPA Firm

When your organization is required to have a CPA firm prepare financial statements, you may think your best value is the firm with the lowest fee. That’s not always the case. It’s not just about how much the service costs; it’s about how well you’re served for any cost.

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Uplifting Expectations

We say we love our clients and we truly mean it. But some stand out as people who exceed our expectations in amazing ways. Even though it’s our responsibility to create an enjoyable experience, one exceptional client helps us achieve that goal by giving us a welcoming start to our visit.

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Rural Development Audit Changes 2018

Starting in 2018, Rural Development properties will have to report their financial statements a little differently. Fortunately, these changes bring simplification and alignment with other government agencies, like HUD. Low-risk properties may not even need to perform a yearly audit anymore.

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A Team For All Seasons

We’ve all been in a room with someone who seems like our total opposite; their posture, manners, and values are so different from ours, it can be hard to get anything done. When we’re faced with situations like these, however, we adapt. As auditors, we’re learning to connect with people by leaning into our personality styles.

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Hard Conversations: Criticism

It all starts with a question: “What can I be doing better?” Though nerve-wracking in the moment, inviting others to speak into your life can help you earn trust with others and valuable insight toward growth. This fictional conversation demonstrates how one leader’s vulnerability creates a learning opportunity for everyone involved.

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