Q: I am a CPA licensed in NY, I have a masters in Accounting and have recently been laid off. I would like to know how to connect with other professionals in the industry for possible job opportunities?
A: Research the CPA professional organizations in this area and attend their meetings and events. A few are AICPA, NYSSCPA, NJCPA, and NABA. Join a committee and volunteer your services while looking for a new opportunity. This is one of the fastest ways to meet professionals in your industry and ultimately land a new position. Good luck!