With the publication recently of a final rule in the Federal Register, the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin implementation of its women-owned small business (WOSB) contracting program. The agency expects the program to be available for WOSBs in early 2011.
Are you appreciated by company managers? Do you have the opportunity to do your best work? Are you clear about what is expected of you at work? Does your manager provide employees focus? People at work who are fully engaged can answer these questions with a clear yes and sense of gratitude.
Indianapolis is known as "The Racing Capital of the World," and it just so happens there are employees at Indianapolis-based Somerset CPAs P.C. who follow auto racing. So it’s no surprise that the firm created and entered a racecar-themed structure for the CANstruction event at the Indiana State Fair.
Accounting firms that offer training programs in house for staff and management want to ensure that individuals meet continuing professional education requirements. At many firms, training programs encompass larger goals and are at the core of a firm’s culture.
AccountingWEB’s Jason Bramwell talked to training personnel from four firms who explained the annual education requirements at their businesses and weighed in on the pros and cons of in-house training versus out-of-house training.
Your clients look to you for expertise. With the economy sluggish right now, this might be an opportune time to offer training that could help them improve their financial outlook and prepare them for upcoming duties and requirements.
Twitter has been the social media success story of recent years, helped by the enthusiastic endorsement of journalists and celebrities. Now businesses are beginning to learn how to harness the site's power to grow their companies.
Why is it necessary to spend all this time and money on organic search engine optimization (SEO)? Why can't you just buy the search phrases on Google? Well, they are two very different practices and yield very different results.
In a New York Times survey of peoples’ greatest fears, death came in third, following walking into a room full of strangers and speaking in public – a fact that makes Andy Lopata's job a bit more difficult.
Search engine optimization (SEO) is the active practice of improving the quality and volume of traffic to a Web site from search engines. It involves optimizing a Web site to improve the visibility of the site and making its content and structure more relevant to key search terms.
With money tight in a sluggish economy, firms must fine-tune their Web sites using search engine optimization (SEO) principles to take full marketing advantage of a business world where free social media is becoming increasingly popular.