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Ways to Keep Your Talented CPAs

Holding on to good people is a challenge, especially in the accounting profession, where the demand for skilled CPAs is high. To help with that, many firms have policies on the books allowing employees to control their own schedules and shift away from the long, rigid workdays that for decades

How Departing Leaders Can Pass Along Their Wisdom to Employees

Earlier this spring I had the chance to witness two of the “farewell talks” that Ed Catmull gave to the people of Pixar. Catmull, the company’s cofounder and long-time leader (and also president of Disney Animation Studios since the Disney acquisition of Pixar over a decade ago) had announced his

Take Your Career to New Heights With a Mentor

By Chip Knighton Finding a mentor is one of the best ways to gain expertise in the more career-oriented aspects of the accounting profession. A mentor can provide a sounding board, a different perspective on office politics and firsthand expertise in a role a young CPA might be looking to fill (not

Better Culture Drives Revenue Growth for Businesses

Cultural factors such as collaboration, employee engagement, employee retention, and customer satisfaction have a clear relationship with revenue growth for businesses. That's according to a new study from Grant Thornton LLP and Oxford Economic, which focused on organizational culture and its

For Management Accountants, Gender Pay Gap Is Closing

Within the ranks of management accountants, the gap between the compensation of women and men is narrowing. In the United States, median total pay for women in 2018 was 88 percent of what men earned, according to the latest annual compensation survey by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).