Human capital

Women’s initiatives: A step-by-step plan

The AICPA Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee’s three-year pilot program helped firms discover the most effective methods for empowering women in the workplace.

Unhappy in your work? Tell someone!

This column explores six strategies employees can use to drive an honest dialogue about their satisfaction and increase their chances of remaining with their firm.

Three steps for transferring ownership

Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, discusses best practices for transferring ownership from one generation to another.

Factors keeping top talent on board

Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, discusses reasons why bright, talented employees stay at their firms.

Three keys to retiring with grace

Jennifer Wilson, a partner and co-founder of ConvergenceCoaching LLC, discusses strategies for paving the way to a smooth retirement.

How to motivate and retain talent

Jacquelyn H. Tracy, CPA, CGMA, a founding partner with Mandel & Tracy LLC, discusses recruitment mistakes and ways to retain talent through motivation.

Reasons top talent doesn’t leave

Jacquelyn H. Tracy, CPA, CGMA, a founding partner with Mandel & Tracy LLC, discusses the reasons top talent stays at firms, and why they leave.

Low-cost strategies to retain talent

Jacquelyn H. Tracy, CPA, CGMA, a founding partner with Mandel & Tracy LLC, gives examples of low-to-mid cost employment perks that show appreciation for your team’s hard work.

How to recruit the best job candidates

Understanding candidates’ motivations and carefully crafting job descriptions can give employers an advantage in recruiting, says Sarah Dobek, the founder and president of Inovautus Consulting.

Customizing talent development

Walter & Shuffain PC, a fast-growing firm in Boston, has fashioned a leadership development program to prepare its most promising people to advance.

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Tackling TCJA changes this tax season

Return preparers must be ready for how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has modified many common features of individual and business returns.

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Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.