Firms must consider strategic as well as practical issues as they reopen. These questions can help you think through some of these issues and point you toward ways to preserve positive changes made during the lockdowns.
Transparency and sensitivity are important when managers have to tell employees about job cuts, and these tips can help prepare you for that communication.
Reopening your physical office is not a decision to take lightly. Here’s an overview of the many issues firm leaders need to consider when developing a plan to reopen.
Firms that want to attract and retain NextGen talent must get them involved in strategizing to improve service, client experience, and efficiency, according to Jennifer Wilson, co-founder and partner with ConvergenceCoaching LLC.
Organizations and leaders seeking to address concerns about racism can learn valuable lessons from an expert on race in the workplace.
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.
Isolation, boredom, uncertainty, stress, and anxiety can all take a toll on staff’s mental health during the pandemic. Try these tactics to support staff and boost their spirits during difficult times.
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.
Experts share the steps their firms have implemented to manage their workforces remotely as they ride out the crisis.
Increasing staff members’ interaction with clients is one way partners can prepare for their succession, according to Johanna Sweaney Salt, CPA, CGMA, a partner at Gray, Salt & Associates LLP in Claremont, Calif.
Tracey Golden, CPA, CGMA, is focused on evolving the CPA profession, lifelong learning, and quality in her year as chairman of the AICPA board.
A strategic imperative for making public accounting a welcoming profession for young people can help a firm secure its future, according to Johanna Sweaney Salt, CPA, CGMA, a partner at Gray, Salt & Associates LLP in Claremont, Calif.
Supporting valued staff experiencing losses and hardships can help organizations respond in compassionate ways, while still meeting the needs of the business.
The COVID-19 crisis has caused pain, loss and overwhelming gloom. It also is leading to lasting change in the workplace, which may be fundamentally different in many ways after the crisis ends.
In this time of transformation and innovation, honesty and transparency in leadership are important to motivate staff and create an environment where people feel safe.
Leaders should understand not only how to provide effective feedback but how to receive it as well.
As the coronavirus pandemic leads to staff scattering, here is expert advice on what firms can do to make remote working work.
This article discusses ways to reduce--or even eliminate--the downward spiral of burnout.
Firms are taking proactive steps to attract, retain, and advance women. And firms that use modified work arrangements (MWAs) and formal advancement programs to achieve those goals report that the benefits are clear.
Eustis Corrigan, CPA, senior managing director at CBIZ MHM in Memphis, Tenn., a veteran of more than 30 tax seasons, shares what his firm does to support staff during busy season.