Human resource and talent management

Tips for budding finance managers

Learning to be a manager is more than a check-the-box exercise, according to Debbie Jacobs, senior director of finance at Experian.

Rewarding employees

To offer your staff the right incentives, determine what they value most. Flexible working options and clear career paths matter more than salary to some.

The psychology behind good judgment

By understanding psychological concepts such as directional goals, ego depletion, and the halo effect, CPAs can prevent potential mistakes.

Ways to reduce the gender pay gap

Closing the wage gap between male and female accountants is becoming critical as the profession looks to increase diversity in its ranks.

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Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

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How tax reform — and Excel — are changing the CPA Exam

Mike Decker, the vice president of examinations at the AICPA, discusses changes being made to the exam as a result of tax reform — and about how Excel will now be available for use on the test.