As business guru Tom Peters once said, “Soft is hard.” The careers of finance and accounting professionals are increasingly driven or delayed by “soft” skills such as general business knowledge and interpersonal communications, according to new research reviewed by CPA … Continued
CPA firm hiring tops 40,000 for first time ever.
37 percent of finance and accounting workers say they are likely to look for a new job in the next 12 months
Rationalizing a broken system and recapturing two-thirds of lost value. With CPA firms and corporations rushing to staff up with a suddenly warming economy, finance and accounting employment agencies are booming. But it can’t last. Sooner, rather than later, the … Continued
The good news: 10,700 accountants hired. The bad: profit pressure. The U.S. tax, accounting, and bookkeeping industry added a seasonally adjusted 10,700 jobs in March, the ninth straight month of year-over-year expansion, according to CPA Trendlines sources. Women and non-exempt … Continued
At Microsoft, they worry about motivation, says Bruce W. Marcus, author of Professional Services Marketing 3.0. When everybody who holds any kind of a responsible job is making more money than any of them ever dreamed they would, and when … Continued
In this report, Sandi Smith, CPA and creator of Accountant’s Accelerator, directs practitioners to an online psychology test from a top university and shows how to put it to work for yourself. She describes a process for identifying personal characteristics that … Continued