More Accountants Looking to Change Jobs

Job confidence rises. The Mergis Accounting and Finance Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among U.S. accounting and finance workers, edged up 2.2 points to 56.1 in the fourth quarter of 2010, suggesting  an increased numbers of professionals … Continued

Accounting Grad Hiring on the Mend

MSU study predicts 7% increase at firms; 17% including corporate. After a sluggish 2009-2010, companies seeking business majors are poised to pick up hiring strongly throughout the year. According to the 2010-2011 Recruiting Trends Survey by Michigan State University, last … Continued

More Accountant Job Cuts in November

Accounting and bookkeeping sector hits new low. Accounting and Bookkeeping, All Employees, in Thousands As the nation’s overall unemployment rate ticked upward to 9.8% in November from 9.6%, the number of jobs in the accounting and bookkeeping sector declined by … Continued

4,700 More Jobless Accountants This Month

Headcount hits new post-crash low. The number of jobs in the accounting and bookkeeping sector sank again last month to a seasonally-adjusted 878,600, down 4,700 from the month before and 91,500 off the peak of 970,100 in February 2008. At … Continued