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Welcome to this edition of TaxCareerDigest. This online journal provides corporate tax professionals with timely information relating to the tax industry—news, trends, careers, and more. Through TaxCareerDigest, you will receive relevant content that is written and reviewed by experts in the tax field.

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Live VIP Webinar: New Drivers for Tax Function Performance
By: TaxTalent

TaxTalent has teamed up with the Financial Executives International to host a free, three-part webinar series: New Drivers for Tax Function Performance. Join corporate tax recruitment and retention expert Tony Santiago, Weatherford VP of Tax James Parent, and Bristow Group Senior VP and CFO John Briscoe to learn how to promote consistent, effective communication within your tax department. We encourage both you and your financial leaders to register today for this highly valuable live presentation! This one-time event will be held on Tuesday, July 15th at 2:00pm (Eastern Time).


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8 Common LinkedIn Mistakes that Affect Your Tax Career Prospects
By: TaxTalent

LinkedIn is an amazing professional networking tool, but its usefulness can be severely limited if you neglect to optimize your profile. In addition to limiting your ability to network, poor use of LinkedIn makes it harder for potential employers and recruiters to seek you out for potential positions. Whether you are new to LinkedIn or are looking to optimize your current profile, you will have to approach this type of networking differently than you would with typical social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter. This is about building your professional, not your social network. In this blog we discuss some of the most common, yet easily preventable, mistakes people frequently make on LinkedIn.


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The Future of Tax
By: EY

The breadth and pace of change when it comes to tax matters has taken everybody by surprise. In just a few years, tax has quickly climbed to the top of everyone’s agenda, be it governments, media or corporate leaders. Companies that rely on tax-planning policies that are entirely legal and, until recently, were widely understood and used in business, can now find themselves strongly criticized in the media for having adopted “aggressive” tax strategies.


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July 2014 International Tax News
By: PwC

Keeping up with the constant flow of international tax developments worldwide can be a real challenge for multinational companies. Each month, PwC provides updates and analysis on developments taking place around the world, authored by specialists in PwC’s global international tax network.


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Meeting the Challenge of the Young and the Restless
By: Journal of Accountancy

While it’s difficult to paint an entire generation in general terms, older managers in the workplace admittedly face obstacles in guiding Millennials. The group also known as Generation Y grew up with cellphones in their hands and Wi-Fi on every corner. They’re accustomed to immediate, regular conversation, even if that feedback is by text message.