Labor:




Finding—and Keeping—
Qualified Workers

Labor issues—attracting, motivating and retaining employees and providing them with appropriate benefits—remain an important concern for small and medium-size businesses. In a survey of close to 1,000 business owners employing under 500 employees, 26% said the cost of labor was one of the most significant challenges to the growth and survival of their businesses. For 24%, the lack of qualified workers was also a significant challenge.



PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

VIDEO

What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.