Monday, August 12, 2013

Accounting as a career choice

George Wagner emailed me and told me about his new accounting careers page that he recently helped launch George is currently a researcher for , a site dedicated to providing higher education and career resources to individuals interested in pursuing an online education.  I have a degree in Economics and in Business and as part of the program I took many accounting courses. I also taught accounting for many years and I think it is a great career opportunity for both newcomers to the job market and those of us who may be looking for a second or third career. If nothing else, having an understanding of accounting will help prepare for life and for retirement. The link to the accounting site is  and I think it is an interesting page. Check it out.

This resource is part of the "Careers" section of the website, and provides specific details about different career possibilities open to those interested in accounting. The page includes statistics about employment in the United States, as well as salary and job growth information. Additionally, we've included links to professional organizations, social networking sites, job boards, and online degree guides

A degree in accounting prepares graduates for a career as one of the most vital components of a company. Accountants and auditors are responsible for the preparation and examination of financial records for a business or non-profit organization. Because of the opportunity for advancement offered, the healthy salaries, and the above average flexibility involved, U.S. News & World Report ranks accountant as its third best business job, which is great news for accounting majors. 


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