Firm & Practice Management

Benefits of Younger Staff Shadowing Seasoned Staff
 

Benefits of Younger Staff Shadowing Seasoned Staff

Posted: July 19, 2018
The shortage of qualified staff and challeng­es of retaining, developing and mentoring staff continue to be top issues at account­ing firms. To attract and retain professional employees, firms must create internal pro­grams focused on mentorship and coaching to enhance the employee experience.


Planning for the Future
 

Planning for the Future

Posted: May 16, 2018
Preparing for the future of one's own firm can be far more daunting to CPAs than planning for those of their clients’. From making themselves more marketable to succession planning for the firm, CPAs today need to not only adapt to changes in the accounting profession but learn to thrive in spite of them.

New Jersey Takes the Lead in Equal Pay Act Legislation
 

New Jersey Takes the Lead in Equal Pay Act Legislation

Posted: May 11, 2018
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a historic and sweeping equal pay law on April 24, 2018. The new law combats not only gender pay discrimination but also wage discrimination against those protected by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.

How to Manage People
 

How to Manage People

Posted: April 27, 2018
Managing others lies in the deeper un­derstanding of oneself and how one can relate to others in a way to motivate them towards efficiency and proficiency. In other words, get to know your style first then seek to understand others.

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.


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