Career management

Kirsten Hamilton, CPA, CGMA

The time it takes to go from the vine to the consumer makes inventory essential in the wine business, according to Kirsten Hamilton, CPA, CGMA, vice president of finance for Freixenet USA/Gloria Ferrer Winery in Sonoma, Calif.

How to make a winning speech

Experienced speakers share advice for conquering nerves to make speeches, lead seminars, and share knowledge with peers.

The 5 traits of a great manager

Nate Dvorak, a workplace researcher and client adviser at Gallup, reveals what recent studies say about the qualities needed for effective management.

Keys to writing a great job description

Sarah Dobek, president and founder of Inovautus Consulting, identifies three criteria to consider when writing a great job description, including innovative ways to tell your firm’s story.

The most important skill for CPAs — and machines

To succeed in the age of artificial intelligence (AI), CPAs must be taught new ways to learn and must learn why machine learning means they should be patient with AI. Find out more in Part 2 of our annual Accounting Technology Roundtable podcast.

Define, then hire your ideal employee

Successful hiring includes defining your ideal employee and communicating why your firm is a great place to work, says Sarah Dobek, president and founder of Inovautus Consulting.

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The technology assessment engagement

Are you working with the best technology? Do you know how to help your clients determine if their technology stack measures up? In this free report, J. Carlton Collins, CPA, explains how to answer those questions via a technology assessment engagement.

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.