Accounting Advices 

Here’s the Truth About What Really Happens at EY’s Neuro-Diverse Center of Excellence From Someone Who Was There

Ed. note: the following is a first-hand account of one person’s experience at the EY Neuro-Diverse Center of Excellence. The author has requested to be anonymous. On Saturday Night Live last March, Elon Musk came out on national TV as having Asperger’s syndrome. For the neurodiverse, this event was momentous not only because Musk hosted the show, but because four months before he’d been crowned the wealthiest man in the world. The message was clear: The neurodiverse can and do achieve greatness. But Musk’s success begs a question for people…

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Accounting Newsletter 

Finish the Year Strong With These Quick Tips For Studying For the CPA Exam During the Holidays

Today is November 24, 2021 (in case you didn’t catch the tiny little publish date in the upper left-hand corner of this post) and with yesterday’s CPA exam score release, that leaves just one more score release for 2021 before we call this year a wrap. Where the year went is beyond me, but that’s a topic for another day. With Thanksgiving tomorrow and with all of us still stuck in this weird time vortex that we were unceremoniously flung into like particles at CERN back in early 2020, I…

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Accounting Services 

Compensation Watch ’21: BDO USA Is Dangling a Mid-Year Raises Carrot

With top mid-tier firms like RSM US, CohnReznick, and Plante Moran doling out mid-year raises, we hadn’t heard if similar “we really should give our overworked employees more money so they don’t leave us” actions were being taken at Grant Thornton and BDO USA. Well someone from BDO answered the call: BDO told us they are giving out mid-year salary adjustments effective Jan. 1 but we don’t know how much yet. At least that’s … somewhat encouraging? Given that a lot of BDOers felt their salaries were still below market…

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