The hiring outlook for U.S. businesses

Hosted by Neil Amato

Each quarter, the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants surveys finance decision-makers — CEOs, CFOs, and controllers — in the United States about their outlook on the economy for the coming 12 months. Ken Witt, CPA, CGMA, the Association’s lead technical manager for management accounting, provides insight into the finance executives’ hiring plans for the next year, including the steps they’re taking to deal with a shortage of skilled personnel.

What you’ll learn from this episode:

  • The steps finance executives are taking to meet the challenge of availability of skilled personnel (1:41).
  • The percentage of companies offering one-time bonuses to employees (3:43).
  • A breakdown of hiring plans by company size (5:47).

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