What’s in a Title?

Plus a cautionary tale.

By Ed Mendlowitz
The CPA Trendlines Practice Doctor

QUESTION: My top staff person wants a better title than manager, or senior manager. Any suggestions?

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ANSWER: In larger firms senior manager is one step below partner.