This episode takes a look at the AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey findings and what they mean for companies, and an Outstanding CPA in Government award winner shares insights on how finance professionals and accountants can lead strategic change.
HR & talent management
Although finance professionals are optimistic about their own businesses’ economic prospects, the delta variant’s spread and scarcity of job seekers caused concerns that were reflected in a modest drop in the CPA Outlook Index in the AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey.
Helping employees maintain health and efficiency during a crisis requires flexibility, empathy, and consistent communication. Employers can follow these tips to help employees during a crisis.
Social distancing and other pandemic precautions don’t have to slow down your search for talent. One organization offers tips for conducting effective remote job interviews.
After a year of heightened focus on diversity, equity and inclusion issues, leaders of the accounting profession are continuing in their commitment to make strides in this area. Accountability and transparency related to these issues will be pivotal in the coming years.
A diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant explains why DEI should more often be referred to as DEIB. She also offers tips for organizations and individuals to support employees of Asian heritage.
Paying attention to demographic trends can help organizational leaders make wise, forward-looking decisions. Those who ignore these statistics risk being left behind.
Companies should consider benefits and challenges of hiring workers outside their geographic area.
Before launching a diversity and inclusion program, learn where your organization stands in terms of D&I. Tools such as the AICPA’s Accounting Inclusion Maturity Model can help you track your progress.
This article explores policies companies can put in place to support employees with children during this uniquely challenging time without sacrificing efficiency.
This article discusses how one tech firm's team managed to raise $85 million in investor funding while working remotely during the pandemic.
One company discusses how it found a way to magnify the strengths of remote work by employing a more informal check-in style and building on technology’s democratizing effects.
This article discusses ways to make giving remote feedback easier and more effective.
Working from home isn’t going away even after the pandemic finally abates, so employers need to ensure they have a strategy that can stand the test of time.
Carefully chosen, well-implemented anti-bias courses can buttress a company’s diversity and inclusion program when they are part of a clear strategy.
Studies show that a diverse workforce is a more productive, more profitable one. Establishing a strong diversity and inclusion program takes time, effort, and, above all, commitment from top leadership. Use these guidelines when structuring a D&I program.
Panelists at an AICPA fall Council presentation on resilience explained how basic values can drive success during troubled times such as the coronavirus pandemic.
Prospective employees often seek more than just a hefty starting salary. Here’s how to fire up your hire power.
As employees are welcomed back to work or back to the office amid the coronavirus pandemic, the most successful employers will help them care for their mental, physical, and emotional well-being.
The economy continues to concern U.S. finance leaders. What are their other challenges, and where are they growing more optimistic? Hear more in this podcast episode.