Following these best practices can help firms create programs that prepare the next generation of leaders and retain the best people.
Consulting services can gain traction faster when your firm instills advisory skills in all your client-facing professionals.
Listening and asking the right questions are two keys to coaching employees, said ENGAGE speaker Melisa Galasso, CPA, CGMA, founder of Galasso Learning Solutions in Charlotte, N.C.
Finding qualified staff was once again most CPA firms’ top concern, according to the 2019 PCPS CPA Firm Top Issues Survey.
Invest in employees’ growth and development, and they’ll stay loyal to you, said ENGAGE speaker Philip Palaveev, founder of business management consulting firm The Ensemble Practice.
CPAs share advice on how to juggle classes on top of already busy work and personal schedules.
Troy Ashby, CPA, offers helpful, concrete suggestions for improving the candidate experience and ensuring applicants form a positive emotional connection with your organization.
Companies are improving retention, MAP survey shows.
Firm leaders share their thoughts on ways to ensure women have access to opportunities.
This article offers tips on how to stay professional, even amid friction.
Troy Ashby, CPA, founder of Dallas-Fort Worth-area recruiting firm Benchmark Search Group, outlines steps you can take to improve onboarding and increase new employees’ sense of belonging.
Wesley Middleton, CPA, managing partner (Houston) for Baker Tilly, explains how bad culture leads to employee turnover and dissatisfaction. Eventually profitability suffers, too.
Small firms can update policies quickly and understand an employee's individual needs.
An open paid-time-off policy benefits employees who use it. Firm leaders must encourage and celebrate staff who take vacations, says Wesley Middleton, CPA, managing partner (Houston) for Baker Tilly.
Wesley Middleton, CPA, managing partner (Houston) for Baker Tilly discusses ways people, place, passion, purpose, and practices define a great workplace culture.
Flexible scheduling can ward off burnout and help retain staff.
In a profession with high turnover, a positive workplace culture can lead to good employee retention and ultimately a great client experience, says Wesley Middleton, CPA, managing partner (Houston) for Baker Tilly.
Within the first 90 days, it’s crucial that you successfully convey to new employees the strong investment you are making in them.
Sarah Dobek, president and founder of Inovautus Consulting, identifies three criteria to consider when writing a great job description, including innovative ways to tell your firm’s story.
Successful hiring includes defining your ideal employee and communicating why your firm is a great place to work, says Sarah Dobek, president and founder of Inovautus Consulting.