I've found that marketing is a lot like running. It's better to do a little of it consistently than do too much all at once. If you're out of shape, trying to run ten miles in a day won't solve your problem. It'll just make you sore less likely to get out there tomorrow.
Despite knowing that most employees leave their companies because of a lack of opportunity for career growth, only 14 percent of hiring managers in accounting and finance said they are willing to negotiate employee development opportunities during the hiring process.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted unanimously October 23 to propose rules under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act that will enable companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding.
A new survey released by Big Four professional services organization EY explores generational dynamics in the workplace and reveals a significant movement in Generations Y and X surging into management roles over the last five years.
A staff audit practice alert issued by the PCAOB on October 24 let auditors know about a large number of audit deficiencies the PCAOB has seen in the last three years related to audits of internal control over financial reporting.
Major gains in innovation within companies have been realized in 2013, as 94 percent of business leaders cited how innovation ties to sustainability and growth as a top organizational priority, up from 79 percent last year.
This session will look at the traditional tax preparation and compliance workflow using locally installed network solutions vs. cloud technologies that can lead to more efficient tax preparation, compliance and workflow processes.
Diego Maradona took a chance returning to Italy this month where he was once a well-loved soccer star. When he visited back in 2009, the Italian tax authorities promptly confiscated two Rolex watches and a pair of earrings, valued at about $20,700.
According to Dave Camp (R-MI), the powerful chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, the IRS' decision to postpone the start of the upcoming tax filing season could adversely affect taxpayers banking on early refunds.
One thing that seems to elude many professionals is how SEO, social media, pay-per-click advertising, and e-mail marketing play a role in inbound marketing. Brian Swanson has outlined the key steps in the inbound marketing process and provided details about each.
Accounting software provider Xero embarked on its first national road show earlier this week, providing free training to accountants and bookkeepers on how small businesses can use its Cloud platform to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
Deloitte & Touche LLP was fined $2 million by the PCAOB on October 22 for permitting a former partner to perform activities as an "associated person" that were prohibited while he was subject to a PCAOB suspension order.
A recent report revealed that financial executives, internal auditors, external auditors, and board/audit committee members differ as to who is responsible for detecting and preventing financial statement fraud.
The 2014 tax-filing season, which was scheduled to begin on January 21, 2014, will be delayed approximately one to two weeks as a result of the recently concluded federal government shutdown, the IRS announced October 22.
A seventy-five-cent increase in Chicago's cigarette tax that is being proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel will likely be included in the city's 2014 budget, which will be presented to the Chicago City Council October 23.
Which isn’t completely true. I mean, occasionally I drop by when I manage to sneak out of the nonstop frat party over at Going Concern, but I’m mostly a wallflower over there. I’m happy to say that I’ve been given express permission (or explicit orders, if you like) to wander over here to AccountingWEB more often.
Why is that, you might ask? My job is to replace the irreplaceable Gail Perry as Editor-in-Chief. What does that mean? I don’t really know! I think it’ll be fun getting a feel for things, throwing in my own thoughts here and there, and listening to the discussions you’re having about the accounting profession.