Firm & Practice Management

Accounting Students Lack Hard and Soft Skills After Graduating
 

Accounting Students Lack Hard and Soft Skills After Graduating

Posted: April 18, 2018
Accounting students today are coming out of college a lot more technology-savvy than their predecessors, but they are still lacking key hard and soft accounting skills needed for minimum competencies in the business world.

The CPA Industry – A Profession in Transition
 

The CPA Industry – A Profession in Transition

Posted: February 8, 2018
As CPAs begin to look at the first quarter of 2018, albeit in the middle of busy season, there is an undeniable fact that must be addressed — the CPA profession is undergoing dramatic changes from virtually every angle.

A GPS for Staff Success
 

A GPS for Staff Success

Posted: February 6, 2018
Establishing a clear career progression will allow employees to be engaged, motivated and eager to stay at the firm. Management should be focusing on effectively setting staff expectations as this will also help build trust and retain staff.


The Work-Life Balance To-Do List for Accounting and Finance Leaders
 

The Work-Life Balance To-Do List for Accounting and Finance Leaders

Posted: December 29, 2017
An employee’s ability to maintain a healthy work-life balance can have a direct and positive impact on that person's productivity and job satisfaction. It also can help motivate that professional to stay with their current organization for the long term.

Establishing KPIs That Fit Your Firm
 

Establishing KPIs That Fit Your Firm

Posted: November 22, 2017
Identifying which key performance indicators are the right fit for your firm is no easy task. From measuring performance over time or against a budget to more qualitative metrics, such as how effective processes are, there is no 'one size fits all' when it comes to monitoring your firms KPIs. Here are some tips.

Managing Millennials and Baby Boomers in Today
 

Managing Millennials and Baby Boomers in Today's Workforce

Posted: November 17, 2017
Both Millennials and Baby Boomers bring their own expectations to the office, and this can create a divide when trying to manage a multi-generational workforce. Read to find out their differences as well as similarities.

Stop Scaring Away Your Future Leaders
 

Stop Scaring Away Your Future Leaders

Posted: November 8, 2017
Developing the next generation of leaders is a critical priority for the accounting profession. But these eight common mistakes can quickly sour future leaders on your firm -- and perhaps on the profession as a whole.


How Diversity and Inclusion is Shaping the CPA Profession
 

How Diversity and Inclusion is Shaping the CPA Profession

Posted: October 30, 2017
Whether working in an accounting firm, as part of the CFO’s department, or as a sole practitioner, accountants have benefitted immensely from diversity in the work­place. Find out how many firms are embracing diversity.


Everyone Doesn
 

Everyone Doesn't Have to Buy In

Posted: October 16, 2017
Every firm wants their people to get on board and excited about the future but you'll never achieve 100% buy-in, and if that’s what you’re waiting for to make a change, you’re setting yourself up for failure. Success can be found in anticipating resistance.

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