Human capital

Building a truly effective D&I initiative

Studies show that a diverse workforce is a more productive, more profitable one. Establishing a strong diversity and inclusion program takes time, effort, and, above all, commitment from top leadership. Use these guidelines when structuring a D&I program.

The value of gamifying CPE learning

A college professor and CPA shares advice on keeping learning interesting and keeping listeners engaged, even when in-person sessions are not possible.

Make sure staff get the right CPE

Firms can maximize the benefits of continuing education by creating a process that directs staff to take courses that best meet their own needs and the needs of the firm.

Barrett Simonis, CPA

Holding a leadership conference for college students can help firms build valuable relationships and aid in recruiting, according to Barrett Simonis, CPA.

Ask the expert: Talent strategies

Mike Schneider, East Region Managing Partner, Audit for KPMG LLP, offered insights into how the firm is dealing with the changes to its workplaces while continuing to serve clients.

What you probably didn’t know about racism in the workplace

The culture of a workplace, be that in a company or an accounting firm, determines how employees and customers are treated, says Stephanie Creary. To assess how racism is a factor requires open, frank conversations and leaders willing to listen and learn what they probably didn’t know.

What women need to rise in the accounting profession

Women are more likely to succeed if they have role models, are able to find sponsors, and receive opportunities for training and high-profile assignments. Panelists at ENGAGE 2020 also discussed how barriers to advancement are intensified for women of color.

Advice for firms thinking about reopening

Firms planning to reopen their offices in the near future share what steps they’re taking first, and offer advice for other organizations that have made the difficult decision to return to in-person work.

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Preparing the statement of cash flows

This instructive white paper outlines common pitfalls in the preparation of the statement of cash flows, resources to minimize these risks, and four critical skills your staff will need as you approach necessary changes to the process.

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Keeping you informed and prepared amid the COVID-19 crisis

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