My new post is up @Going Concern.
The Big 4 firms are delaying new hire start dates. What’s the best use of that time? Will passing the CPA exam quickly give you an advantage if some offers are rescinded or the firm continues to cut experienced staff? How can an undergrad with a <150 hour degree get the extra hours once you start working eighty hour weeks? Accounting is still touted in the media as a safe career. How does a career-changer with a non-business undergraduate, or an undergraduate without the currently required number of hours of eligibility for the CPA, meet the requirements cost effectively?
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