Human resource and talent management

Tips for budding finance managers

Learning to be a manager is more than a check-the-box exercise, according to Debbie Jacobs, senior director of finance at Experian.

Rewarding employees

To offer your staff the right incentives, determine what they value most. Flexible working options and clear career paths matter more than salary to some.

The psychology behind good judgment

By understanding psychological concepts such as directional goals, ego depletion, and the halo effect, CPAs can prevent potential mistakes.

Ways to reduce the gender pay gap

Closing the wage gap between male and female accountants is becoming critical as the profession looks to increase diversity in its ranks.

Controller to CFO: Not a straight, simple path

For career-minded controllers, taking what might seem to be a logical next step in job progression is not as easy as it looks. Controllers hoping to become a CFO need operational experience, communication skills.

SPONSORED REPORT

Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.

TAX PRACTICE CORNER

More R&D tax help

"Can I use the R&D credit?" PATH Act enhancements make the credit more attractive to a wider range of taxpayers.

QUIZ

Learn to choose between ‘who’ and ‘whom’

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.