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.
With the growth in emerging technologies, CPA firms will start hiring business analysts and data scientists, explains Donny Shimamoto, CPA/CITP, CGMA, founder and managing director of Intraprise TechKnowlogies LLC.
Empowered flexibility can help firms retain the talent, of both men and women, to be relevant in the future.
This article discusses the importance of providing employees with professional development opportunities.
A CPA who lives with mental illness explains how getting help can make a difference — and how the support of colleagues can help, too.
Worker-friendly policies — when executed correctly — can assist CPA firms in retaining valuable people.
Three women CPAs explain how a pilot program that aimed for diversity and inclusion helped transform their midsize accounting firms.