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We've got everything you need to run a small accounting practice — and useful information for firms of any size. Check below for members-only resources and education on succession planning, health care, sexual harassment and other human resources issues.

Practice Management Resources

Work Is About Results, Not Location

Cloud and mobile technologies have catapulted us into an anytime/anywhere work environment. We’re no longer bound by the four walls we call an office to check things off our to-do lists. It’s a significant shift because it means work is now entirely about what you do, not where you do it. Read more

How Millennials and Gen Z Are Reshaping the Future of the Workforce

Millennials and their younger “Gen Z” counterparts are used to facing sweeping criticism over their commitment to the workplace. Brandished the work-shy generation of “snowflake” tendencies, millennials are said to expect too much freedom of their employers, and yet 84 percent report to experiencing

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain

How to Break Down Work Into Tasks That Can Be Automated

Virtually every organization is wrestling and experimenting with automation. But most are missing the benefits that come from deep and systemic change. One of the largest failings, in our estimation, is that organizations aren’t spending the time necessary to deeply understand the work they’re

Telecommuter Jobs Are the Workforce of the Future

Automation is slowly taking over jobs historically occupied by human beings. Meanwhile, more Americans are turning to telecommuter jobs for work opportunities. Telecommuting work has grown by almost 140 percent since 2005. The telecommuting workforce increased by almost 12 percent since last year.

PwC 'Insources' More Companies' Tax Teams

At the beginning of 2017 PricewaterhouseCoopers made an unusual move : hiring General Electric’s huge tax team. PwC got not only a lot of tax expertise but also GE’s advanced tax-focused technology. GE, for its part, lowered its costs while retaining access to its legacy team of tax professionals.

Randstad: Accounting and Finance Hiring to Grow 10 Percent in 2019

Staffing company Randstad USA has released its 2019 Salary Guide for accounting and finance professionals, detailing a wide range of salaries and hiring trends for professionals across the country. The report noted that the accounting and finance industry will see a job growth rate of 10 percent

Automation Actually Creates More Jobs, at Least in the Beginning

If you listen to techno-dystopians, the outlook for workers is grim. Robots are already taking over repetitive human tasks, and soon they’ll come for the rest. But what’s striking about the later stages of the U.S.’s 10-year-old expansion is how labor-intensive it’s been, with 2.7 million jobs added

Waning Trust in Corporate Leadership Brings a New Urgency to Transparency

Nissan Chairman Carlos Goshen is jailed for violating financial reporting laws. CBS CEO Les Moonves steps down amid accusations of widespread sexual harassment. Two former advisers to the President of the United States are found guilty of violating a range of tax laws, campaign finance laws, and

Yes, Sustainability Can Be a Strategy

In recent years, a growing number of companies around the world have voluntarily adopted and implemented a broad range of sustainability practices. The accelerating rate of adoption of these practices has also provoked a debate about the nature of sustainability and its long-term implications for