Progress for Black professionals in accounting can be accelerated with the right moves from firms and other professionals.
A recent study found that change can affect how engaged employees are, how hard they'll work, and how long they intend to stay with an organization.
Hiring qualified staff emerged as the No. 1 concern of firms employing six or more people in the 2021 AICPA Private Companies Practice Section CPA Firm Top Issues survey.
In today’s competitive global field, those who want to grow and move into leadership roles must demonstrate they’re willing to push themselves beyond their comfort zone to learn and try new things.
Experts theorize that the COVID-19 pandemic may have led to increased burnout and that employees who stayed in their jobs in 2020 now feel more comfortable leaving.
HR professionals at several CPA firms offer ideas on how to ease teams back into office mode while preserving comfort.
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.
Firm leaders can address staff’s anxieties by discussing the rationale for returning to in-person work, communicating transparently about the safety measures they are taking, implementing employee feedback and, when possible, giving staff control over when they return.
This article discusses ways to help integrate new employees into firm culture, even when everyone can’t be together in person.
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.
Leaders whose organizations focus on promoting the advancement of Black CPAs, both on their own and as a part of the Black CPA Centennial, offer insights on where the profession stands and where it needs to go.
Accountants can position themselves as more trustworthy by working through the classic “trust equation” developed by David Maister, Charles Green, and Robert Galford. Angie Grissom, owner of The Rainmaker Companies, illustrates how to do so.
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.
Additional responsibilities around caring for children and supervising schooling are taking a toll on women, putting them at increasing risk of burnout during the pandemic.
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.
Here are some ways CPAs and their firms are keeping their bodies — and brains — fed during this extended tax season.
There are many legal and human resources considerations firms must weigh before crafting a vaccine policy for their staff.
This article offers tips to help firms succeed at virtual recruiting.
Some accounting firms prepared for the 2021 busy season by staffing up and offering more flexible work options for employees dealing with family issues during the pandemic.
Companies should consider benefits and challenges of hiring workers outside their geographic area.