Practice news June 2011

Education & Careers

Survey: Most workers are comfortable with negotiating a higher salary

Talking about compensation with a potential employer can be a nerve-racking experience, especially in a tight job market. But most of today's professionals aren't shy about asking companies to show them the money.
Practice

New hires: Why organizations need assessments

Assessments immediately reveal much more consistent, in-depth, and objective information about employees than most managers could uncover on their own.
Practice

More multi-generational engagement and communication tips

Research by Kit Yarrow for her book, "Gen BuY: How Tweens, Teens and Twenty-Somethings are Revolutionizing Retail," provides some useful insights about how to achieve and maintain engagement with Gen Y/Millennials for professional development directors, marketers, recruiters, event planners, mentors, membership organizations, and managers generally.
Practice Development

Seize the future: AICPA leaders describe changing landscape of profession

AICPA Chairman Paul Stahlin and President and CEO Barry Melancon took time out from their busy schedules this week to address the attendees at this year's annual AICPA Practitioners Symposium and TECH+ conference in Las Vegas.
Practice

Wellness programs pay off in lowering health care costs

Healthcare costs are rising, but employers are proactively working to curb costs and create healthier workforces -- and employees are getting onboard.

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