Skype is a software program that allows two people to speak and see one another via the Internet. Many employers are choosing Skype to conduct job interviews, especially when candidates don't live in their area.
The associates of Somerset CPAs are "losing big" this tax season. This is typically a time when CPAs are too busy to worry about eating right and exercising, but this year, Somerset's Wellness Committee wanted to change that.
Cindy Mayhak is just one of the many wellness-minded professionals who decided to break away from their desk without breaking away from the office by using a TrekDesk to shatter their sedentary lifestyle and the health risks associated with it.
Tax season is the ultimate deadline. Most CPAs agree that the unrelenting hours spent glued to their computers, slugging coffee, and downing microwave meals in the company break room take a toll on their physical and emotional balance sheet.
A cluttered desk is not a sign of genius. It's a big flashing indicator of messiness.
"Desk space is the highest value real estate in your office and should not be used as a storage station," says Paul Burton, who frequently speaks to accountants and lawyers about the productivity challenges they face.
Faw Casson's wellness program – a top-down commitment to healthy living and the physical and spiritual well-being of each of its forty employees – recently earned the firm the title of the fittest accounting firm in the eleven- to fifty-member bracket in AccountingWEB's 2011 Fittest Accounting Firms survey.
Michael Goodman CPA, CFP, PFS, has always been sensitive to time management. Nearly sixteen years ago, he took a personal productivity class that has influenced the way he conducts his days. Since that class, Goodman has been creating and systemizing his time management procedures.
Like it or not, your e-mail inbox is likely the place where you spend the majority of your time at work. That means it's time to take some practical steps to improve your handling of e-mail; i.e., spend less time in your inbox and more time on productive, value-added activities.
Many people would like to further their education or become trained in a professional career such as accounting, but their current commitment to their job with other time allocations to family and so forth keep them from pursuing this.
The first person you have to manage every day is you. You want to be in a strong position at work. You want to take charge of your role in every relationship with every boss. It's just that there are so many factors beyond your control at work.
Stress is the biggest killer in the Western world, destroys relationships, and damages productivity. The following stress management tips have been put together using an integral framework, so they include physical, psychological, social, and environmental factors.
CCH, a provider of tax, accounting, and audit information, software, and services, this week announced the availability of the company's most used titles in eBook form, including its U.S. Master Tax Guide and multi-volume publications.
If you follow the news, you already might have been regaled by the boastful comments of wunderkind Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre, whose e-mail was quoted on the front page of a recent Wall Street Journal.
In a New York Times survey of peoples’ greatest fears, death came in third, following walking into a room full of strangers and speaking in public – a fact that makes Andy Lopata's job a bit more difficult.