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Tips for working with a younger boss

With the Boomers generally in no hurry to leave the workforce for both personal and economic reasons, and the younger generations positioning for greater responsibility, the occurrence of older workers reporting to younger ones is proliferating.
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New Jersey CPA Society gives members new way to connect online

The New Jersey Society of CPAs has added a social networking site so its members can meet online, seek out colleagues, and form discussion groups.
Practice

CFOs to graduates: Don’t think big, start career at smaller firm

Today’s accounting graduates might have more success cutting their teeth at smaller companies than at public accounting firms or big corporations, according to recently surveyed financial executives.
Technology

Services added to QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program

New services have been added to the Intuit QuickBooks ProAdvisor Program designed to make it faster and easier for certified and non-certified ProAdvisors to benefit from the program by gaining more access to prospective clients online.
AccountingWEB Life

The buzz on Google Buzz business applications

Once the excitement over the launch of Google Buzz – and the privacy debate that followed – died down, users needed time to assess what it could do, particularly because the only available instructions came in the form of a two minute video.
AccountingWEB Life

AICPA launches Web site

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants this week launched its Web site AICPA.org. Designed to be comprehensive and user friendly, the site was developed to provide members with an easier-to-navigate online resource to meet their intensive information needs.
Practice Management

CPA2Biz, XCM Solutions form partnership

CPA2Biz, a national provider of Web-based solutions for CPAs, and XCM Solutions, LLC, a provider of work-management technology for the accounting profession, announced they have formed a strategic alliance.
Practice

Execs say regulatory uncertainty hampering long-term planning

U.S. senior executives are concerned about the impact regulatory reform will have on their businesses, but half say it could eventually be a “net positive,” according to a recent survey conducted by KPMG.
Practice Management

Is the profession headed for bottle shock?

There are other professional groups edging their way into the sacred relationships accountants have had with the business community and opening up choices for consumers like never before.
AccountingWEB Life

Texas Society of CPAs use social media to promote financial literacy

The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants is using various social media outlets to spread a message of personal financial responsibility, and to promote April 30th as Financial Literacy Social Media Outreach Day.
Practice

Confidence among accounting and finance workers drops slightly in Q1

Overall confidence among accounting and finance workers in the United States dipped 0.3 index points to 50.6 in the first quarter of 2010.
Practice Development

PricewaterhouseCoopers charts eight imperatives for driving competitive advantage

Businesses face eight strategic imperatives that will play determining factors in their short- and long-term success following the economic crisis, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.
Practice

National Defense Authorization Act expands military family leave

Now that more employees may be eligible for FMLA leave, it’s a good time for employers to review and update all of their FMLA-related policies to ensure they are in compliance with the NDAA 2010 and other federal and state regulations.
A&A

The Accountant: A new reality show

Now I’m not proposing we launch a new TV series where business owners stay in a fancy mansion surrounded by eager CPAs vying for their business. But, I think we all have been there in the heat of the competition for new clients.
Practice

Health care bill to impact benefits, recession still hurting wages

The government’s health care bill will have lasting effects on employee benefits programs in companies of all sizes, according to a recent survey conducted by Accountants International.
Practice

Many small to mid-sized companies expect economy to recover in 2010

Although many companies and individuals still struggle with recession-related challenges, a majority of executives believe the downturn will reverse its course within the year, according to a recent survey.
AccountingWEB Life

Networking trends in a recovering economy

Companies nationwide reduced their workforce or instituted hiring freezes in accounting and finance, as well as in operations during the past year in response to the economic downturn, according to Accountants International.
Practice Development

Here's why you don't want customers

Guest writer Michael Di Lauro shares his insights on how to successfully develop your business by building a fan base, instead of a customer base.
Practice

Execs: Takes at least a month to fill accounting positions

For already-stretched accounting departments, waiting a month for help might seem like an eternity. Yet, a recent survey found it can take at least that long for employers to hire for open positions.
Practice

Survey: Promotions, salary increases are most popular retention tools

More than three-fourths of executives are willing to sweeten the pot to avoid losing their best employees when economic conditions improve, according to survey findings.

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