Firm practice management

Innovation showcase: CPA employers on the cutting edge

Completely virtual workplaces. Flat hierarchies. Employees who set their own hours. Vacation stipends. Silicon Valley? Not quite. Meet seven employers that have radically rethought the ways they relate to their CPAs and are reinventing the accounting workplace.

GMLCPA: Cross-training

CEO and founder Gabrielle Luoma, CPA, CGMA, cross-trains her staff so they understand both their own and their co-workers’ roles.

Theresa Richardson, CPA

Theresa Richardson, CPA, is a partner and the chief talent officer at WithumSmith+Brown. As chief talent officer, she reports directly to the firm’s CEO and oversees all aspects of talent.

Rethinking retention

Retention expert Chason Hecht says employee retention requires tapping into employees’ need for connectedness, challenge, and fulfillment.

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CPEOs provide peace of mind around payroll services

The creation of these new IRS-certified service providers for small businesses clarifies some issues around traditional professional employer organizations.

QUIZ

8 sentences to help you master subject-verb agreement

When professionals prepare written material for readers inside their organization or outside, they should make sure that no errors distract from the message they need to convey. Take this short quiz for practice in subject-verb agreement.