Human Capital

Providing a future: A succession story

For the good of clients and employees, Virginia-based Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer PC has made long-term success a priority. A gradual, five-year buy-in process is designed to make it affordable for new shareholders to move into their positions in the firm's leadership.

Flexibility as a retention tool

CPA firms are using employee-friendly working arrangements to aid retention in a challenging labor market, according to the 2016 Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) survey

Exploring mentorship: A graceful exit

At one midsize Illinois firm, staff members who want to leave the firm receive mentoring assistance as they pursue their career’s next chapter.

Ben Ellingson, CPA, CGMA

Providing a work atmosphere that’s hard to leave is a key objective for Ben Ellingson, CPA, CGMA, as partner in charge of Eide Bailly LLP’s office in Mankato, Minn.

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Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

PODCAST

How tax reform — and Excel — are changing the CPA Exam

Mike Decker, the vice president of examinations at the AICPA, discusses changes being made to the exam as a result of tax reform — and about how Excel will now be available for use on the test.