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Education & Careers

More Women Are Joining Corporate Boards

New research about women on US corporate boards shows that women are joining boards at a higher rate and that boards that already have at least one female director are most likely to add more.
Practice

Workplace Safety, Disabled Employees, and the ADA

In order to ensure a safe workplace while fully complying with the ADA, employers need to understand their rights and responsibilities as well as the rights of job applicants and employees.
Community News

Ernst & Young Receives Workplace Recognition

This November, Ernst & Young became the first and only Big Four accounting firm, and only large professional services firm, to be named one of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work® Institute.
Practice

Management Essentials: The Partner Compensation Checklist

A constant topic of conversation is the age-old question of how to determine partner compensation. Every firm is a little bit different, but the issues surrounding how you split the pie are pretty consistent.
Education & Careers

Passion and Work: A Gen Y Tells It Like It Is

In almost every group discussion I've participated in with college students and young alums as a mentor, cross-generational networker, coach, or friend, the question of following or having a passion in one's work comes up.
Practice

Recruiting Top Talent Where They "Live"

If you're looking to recruit anyone with a sense of adventure or fun, especially Gen Xers/Yers, the best thing you can do is highlight the personal (read: non-accounting) side of your firm and do it where they "live."
Education & Careers

Survey Finds Morale High Among Workers

The mood around the office water cooler is generally positive, new research suggests. In an Accountemps survey, nearly four in ten workers (39 percent) described the morale at their companies as very good.
Practice

One Bad Apple: Managing Poor Performers

Managers asking themselves, "Where does the day go?" may now have an answer. CFOs recently surveyed said that, on average, supervisors spend 17 percent of their time overseeing poorly performing employees.
Practice

Ditch the Mistletoe - Avoiding Sexual Harassment Charges

For many companies, the end of the year means planning an annual holiday party. But beware - if employees cut loose at a company-sponsored function, it can lead to sexual harassment charges.
Education & Careers

HR Needs to Step Up Tech Usage to Show Value to Their Business

Globalization, talent constraints, and new technology pose significant opportunities for material change in human resources, according to new research.
Education & Careers

PICPA's Report on Need for Diversity

The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants has released "Increasing Talent, Clients, and Revenue at Your Organization: The Business Case and Toolkit for Diversity," which addresses diversity challenges many organizations face.
Education & Careers

Constant Interruptions: The Bane of Accountants

This won't come as news to you: We live in an interruption-oriented society. The ability to sneak off, to find quiet, or to rest is challenging in the age of mobile devices. What's more, the noise level has been increasing steadily.

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