Managers can improve retention by finding the right way to motivate their employees, said ENGAGE 2020 speaker Liz Mason, CPA, the CEO and founder of High Rock Accounting. Choosing the right communication style and making employees feel supported are two more ways for managers to up their game, Mason said.
Leadership, communication and professional skills
Here are nine tips from CPAs on how to get their emails noticed in clients’ inboxes and how to communicate more effectively and efficiently.
This article discusses why hiring managers ask this question and strategies for answering it.
Transparency and sensitivity are important when managers have to tell employees about job cuts, and these tips can help prepare you for that communication.
Digital technology affords CPAs the ability to connect with their network from the safety of their home or office.
Here’s how several CPAs are dealing with the challenges of being a stay-at-home parent and a work-from-home employee at the same time.
Understanding the ways mentorship and sponsorship are distinct can help you get the most out of these relationships.
Getting off on the right foot with a new boss can set the tone for your working relationship.
Three CPAs who refused to give up their dreams describe how they kept going through difficult times and the lessons they learned.
A finance professional working in local government shares how she has adapted to the new work-from-home reality many of us are experiencing.
This article discusses ways to make getting criticism feel more productive and less personal.
This article discusses ways to reduce--or even eliminate--the downward spiral of burnout.
CPA couples describe how they met, how (in some cases) they work together, and what advice they would give to new CPA duos starting out.
CPAs share advice and recipes for shareable dishes.
Human resources experts recommend using this question to help an interviewer get to know you better.
Human resources experts share what this prompt is designed to reveal about a candidate, and good ways to reply to it.
Career experts share subjects you should handle with care or avoid altogether in your next job interview.
This article discusses ways you can make the most of your time spent in meetings.
CPAs offer advice on the processes and technology that help them effectively manage remote teams.
Many CPAs could benefit from taking a proactive approach to career strategy.