Human capital

Planning for succession at a small firm

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.

Attracting young people to public accounting

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.

When hard times hit staff

Supporting valued staff experiencing losses and hardships can help organizations respond in compassionate ways, while still meeting the needs of the business.

A call for honest leadership

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.

How firms can advance women in the workplace

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.

Help your staff make it through busy season

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.

How technology will change staffing needs

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.

Depression and the CPA

A CPA who lives with mental illness explains how getting help can make a difference — and how the support of colleagues can help, too.

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Getting leases in line

ASC Topic 842 is a relatively simple standard that can mean profound changes for organizations with leases. This report examines what makes this standard challenging and describes new ways for CPAs to add value.