Are there layoffs in your future?


The Gravy Train Is Slowing Down

In 1998 U.S. companies announced the layoff of 677,795 workers. The workforce reductions set a record thus far for the decade. The figure for December alone, which was double the November layoff number (51,642) and 77% larger than for December 1997 (58, 293), may give a bitter taste of things to come.

Note: all figures are based on announced layoffs



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Management accountants in the United States face significant challenges as companies prepare for the far-reaching change. This report looks at the standard, common challenges companies are likely to face and first steps to consider.

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CPAs and their firms have daily pressures and hectic schedules, but being responsive is crucial to client satisfaction. Leaders in the profession offer advice for CPA firms that want to be responsive to clients.

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Writers can stumble over who and whom (or whoever and whomever). If you write for business, this quiz can help make your copy above reproach.