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"in-demand majors"

Here's an article on the "in-demand" majors from an employer perspective.
No. 2 - Accounting.

Here's the part that relates to Accounting -

"2. Accounting ($47,429)
For those who delight in number crunching, a
bachelor's degree in accounting can lead to occupations in financial and investment planning, budget analysis, tax preparation, bookkeeping, payroll services, and auditing. Opportunities are often best for CPAs, MBAs, or professionals proficient with accounting software.
Accountants ensure that a firm is run efficiently and records are kept accurately. Expect long hours -- especially around tax season.
Job outlook: Thanks to retirees and a faster-than-average job growth due to new business and changing financial laws and regulations, accountants can enjoy favorable job opportunities."

Source: McGolerick, Elizabeth Weiss. "The Top 5 In-demand Majors" Retrieved from <>
(Hopefully this takes care of the plagiarism defense)

Accounting's number 2, and I can attest to the face that it is a hot major from an employer's perspective. As long as companies keep pushing the envelope (enron, worldcom, and more recently..the sub-prime crisis), we spend more hours working, and thus charge more hours, and so the cycle goes.

Job security at its very best.


Anonymous said…
Being an auditor sucks ass. Accounting blows. Be a male nurse.
Anonymous said…
Hi, I enjoy reading your blog. Would you consider enabling RSS feeds so I can subscribe to and read your entries from my Google reader?
notfordisplay said…
If you can tell me how to go about doing that, I definitely will.
Anonymous said…
I think you go to Settings --> Site Feed --> and in "Allow Blog Feeds" select "Full" or "Short". I prefer to be able to read the Full post from my Google reader but that's entirely up to you. Thanks.
notfordisplay said…
I just checked, it has been set for a while. Is there anything else that needs to be done?
Anonymous said…
I don't see anything else that needs to be done. Sorry I can't be of more help. I wonder if it's just me or if other Google users aren't able to subscribe to your blog either?
Anonymous said…
If one is interested in going the CFO/Controller route by beginning in Assurance, which sector do you think is best to start in with a Big 4 firm? (Financial Services, Consumer Products, Insurance, etc.) So, where do you think the most opportunities are now and in the future?

Krupo said…
Funny, I was thinking about the same thing (RSS feeds). I noticed a while ago that blogger SAYS you have RSS, but google reader can't find it.

Have you tried hitting "advanced" on the RSS setting page? There should be three options - are all three set to "Full"?

If yes, then my next question is, are you using some kind of fancy template for the blog? I noticed long ago that it has a unique little style thing going on (code-wise, but the writing is good style too :) ).

I'm wondering whether the RSS problem is being caused by some kind of custom blog style?
notfordisplay said…
I looked at advanced and it does say "full" for every single one. I'm using one of the template options given in blogspot too, so I'm not too clear as to why this is still the case.

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