Bon Voyage


American businesspeople are learning what their European counterparts have long known: the benefits of a holiday. In a recent study of 622 executives, the majority said that an annual vacation is essential for good job performance. A surprising 70% said they would turn down a 10% raise if it meant losing a week of paid vacation.

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Source: Hyatt Hotels & Resorts (Chicago), Spreadsheets to Sunshine: Executives on Vacation.

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.

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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.