Organizations and leaders seeking to address concerns about racism can learn valuable lessons from an expert on race in the workplace.
HR & talent management
Amid tense and uncertain times, two leaders of the National Association of Black Accountants describe their emotions and a sense of hope that they can produce positive change in the accounting profession and their communities.
Increased resources and focus will be needed to address the consequences of systemic racism and unconscious bias, writes Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA, a former AICPA chairman who is executive director, Finance Thought Leadership for Oracle.
Many of the world’s biggest cities have become unaffordable for workers, creating deep labor shortages. Some companies are beginning to invest in employee housing to lure talent and bolster retention.
A CPA who lives with mental illness explains how getting help can make a difference — and how the support of colleagues can help, too.
Fifty years after the AICPA’s anti-discrimination resolution, we look at the progress of diversity initiatives in the accounting profession.
A greater focus is being placed on preventing and investigating sexual harassment in the workplace.
Eliminating pay disparities can help firms recruit and retain employees. Learn about the causes of the pay gap and what your firm can do to assess and revamp its compensation practices.
Misty Geer, CPA, CGMA, the controller for a chemical manufacturer, explains how managers can live their values, set clear expectations on schedules, engage in two-way communication, and more.
Troy Ashby, CPA, offers helpful, concrete suggestions for improving the candidate experience and ensuring applicants form a positive emotional connection with your organization.
With CFOs spending more time on strategy, corporate controllers have become more CFO-like.
Troy Ashby, CPA, founder of Dallas-Fort Worth-area recruiting firm Benchmark Search Group, outlines steps you can take to improve onboarding and increase new employees’ sense of belonging.
Recently launched affinity programs have improved mentoring opportunities, but African-Americans feel left out of informal social networks and challenged in navigating corporate politics, a new survey shows.
Conducting scenario planning through analytics can prepare companies and employees to invest their resources wisely and succeed in the jobs of the future.
Recruiting, training, and retaining competent, engaged board members are critical to mission fulfillment for a not-for-profit.
Rian Powell explains the right questions to ask during job interviews to assess candidates’ soft skills.
CPAs who need to evaluate new or existing retirement plans can use these questions to analyze and determine best practices for plan sponsors.
Two new salary guides show higher pay benchmarks for accountants in several locations in California and the Northeast.
Staffing problems are a challenge in a hot economy.
Employers that once relied on observation and interview techniques can now use data to approach the hiring process in a more systematic fashion.