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Can anyone recommend either a speakeasy or a trendy happy hour location for black professionals in the Palm Beach/Fort Lauderdale area?

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Ladies, do you wear your natural hair to work? I usually wear a wig but I'm considering wearing a small twistout for casual friday. Bad idea? If you're wfh - same question for zoom meetings et… more

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What are everyone’s thoughts on the NABA “breakup”?

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Thoughts on the Kyrie Irving situation?

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Favorite or best accounting books or other resources? Looking to read more career-focused books this year so looking for any that really stood out to you. Obviously bonus points if they're written… more

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What do you want out of your accounting career? Obviously money is a huge motivator, but is there anything else you want accomplish, build, complete?

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This might be controversial but I work with several older Black folks, and it's from that I've experienced the most criticism or judgment at work. I think it's probably coming from a good … more

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What is the best way to encourage kids still in school to pursue accounting? I'm talking like Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors in high school and maybe first-year of college kids. My daughter's teac… more

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Sidebar - Just read that Tyler Perry fired his accountants after finding out the IRS owed him 9 mil.💀🤣 It was my laugh for the day

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Any of you have piercings? I’m considering a nose piercing (very small) but the only thing stopping me is my career - I don’t want it to impact how I’m looked at in the office or how I progress in my… more

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I really aspire to be like Robin Boyd one day and help people. I know the problem is multifaceted but I wish there had been examples like her for me when I was even younger. I think if Black children … more

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Does your firm have a "casual Friday" or something by another name? I wasn't expecting it and don't really know how/what casual is supposed to be. My old job was smaller and business… more

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Hi! I'm still in school and wanted to ask, what made you choose accounting for your career? Knowing that demographically you were going to be totally outnumbered and would potentially be the only … more

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I found out I was promoted to Principal Accountant this week. It has not been officially announced. I am working towards developing management skills as I am expecting to make manager within my compan… more

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If you could make an immediate change in PA what would it be and why? Thanks in advance for responding

Anyone ever thought of starting your own firm? Or taken any steps to begin the process? I seriously consider it sometimes but right now seems like such a risky time to do it.

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Just read that out of 650,000 CPAs in the United States we only make up 5000 of them. Thought I'd start a thread of encouragement for new grads or those who have been doing this for years. Your wo… more

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Poll, how many of you have management or senior management that's Black? Partners, senior managers, etc. I think at my firm there are maybe 2 Black partners.

Very much considering jumping ship for tech. Where I work is a mess right now and this seems like a good time to transition. Is anyone else considering it or know people who have been successful? I fe… more

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Is anyone in here dealing with the split at EY? I just read PwC is looking to scoop senior management and partners who don't want to deal with the drama. Kind of a dick move, but it's smart.

I find it hilarious that accounting is trying to rebrand away from being boring because of the hiring crisis. Did you think accounting was boring before you started, and do you think it's boring n… more

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Side bar from work discussion... vacation time, any good ideas for a Hawai'i trip?

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Which one of the CPA tests should I start with? Recent grad here!

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Anyone here ever got their Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)? How was the process and is it worth it?

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Best firm (Big 4) to work for as a minority?

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How do you go about professional development? What courses, resources, etc., do you use?

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What do you all do to unwind on the weekend?

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Is there any benefit in starting your own accounting firm vs. moving up the corporate ladder? Obviously there's trade-offs for both but I'm wondering which one is more attractive in the long r… more

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I have an offer with a big4 firm for experienced senior. I live in a teir 3 city mcol. Also, they mentioned that I will be able to fast track to a Manager position. Is 105K based with a 20k sign on bo… more

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Should I leave EY for this Series A startup? I'm nervous about the economy but the startup seems promising (don't they all? lol)

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What additional skills can I get certified in to make me more marketable as an accountant? Other than CPA

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I feel like the stereotype about being an introvert and an accountant don't apply to black ppl. Everyone I met that's an accountant is LOUD, okay lol

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How many of y'all still have fully remote schedules?

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