A significant gap exists in what characteristics accountants at all levels value in their leaders and what they believe their current leaders actually demonstrate, according research done by members of The CPA Consultants' Alliance.
A growing number of accounting professionals face too many interruptions, have too much to do, and not enough time to do it. If this happens to be your lot, and you've been looking for solutions, you'll find some here.
Does your accounting firm need to create an IT team or expand an existing team? Xcentric Account Manager Jonathan Hull shares his insights on how accountants can make skillful decisions when hiring IT staff.
"We need to talk." Those words typically signal the end of a romantic relationship. But the same holds true when an employee - usually one of the "stars" - wants to leave his or her current firm or company.
A workplace reporting relationship that used to be fairly rare is older workers reporting to younger managers. This is a growing phenomenon and will become more prevalent, at least until boomers stop working.
Criminal background checks for job applicants have become standard operating procedure for many companies. However, companies that routinely conduct such background checks should look at their current policies and procedures.
Melissa Brogan is hesitant to call the benefits offered at Barnes Dennig "perks." For her, it's a reflection of her firm's culture. Barnes Dennig has an employee- and client-centric culture and boasts a staff retention average of 94 percent.
Findings from the latest Randstad Engagement Index show finance and accounting employees believe the job market is going to pick up, and when it does, many plan to leave their current positions for a better job.
At Ernst & Young LLP, which will welcome 2,300 interns in 2013, students can look forward to training in personal and technical skills, forming relationships with mentors, and engaging in hands-on client service work.
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS), in partnership with the Texas Society of CPAs, is now gathering data for its much-anticipated 2012 benchmarking survey ? the National Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Survey.