Pick Your Partners Right to Begin With

Choose intelligently and avoid problems later. by Marc Rosenberg, CPA What characteristics do you want someone to possess before you invite them to be a partner? Leading firms across the country generally choose from the following:

How to Spot Top Talent

What’s partner material at your firm? Click here to join the survey; get the results. by Rick Telberg CPA Trendlines Early returns from the new CPA Trendlines survey into identifying and managing high-potential professionals suggests that, beyond ability, firms are … Continued

Accounting Posts New Record Jobs Number

What recession? More accountants with jobs … ever. by Rick Telberg In the same jobs report that drove the NASDAQ to an 11-year peak, the accounting and bookkeeping sector recorded more people employed in the industry than ever before.

How to Make Your Firm a Success Magnet

Learn what it takes to attract the best talent and merger partners. by Robert Fligel, CPA RF Resources LLC For many in the CPA business, organic growth is going to be very slow for the next several years. So, CPA … Continued

Women Report Growing Career Dismay

Survey reveals widening gap with men. Only 48 percent of women are satisfied with their careers, compared to 59 percent of men — a gap that has only widened from year to year, according to a Mergis Group survey. And … Continued

Accountants’ Job Optimism Hits New Low

Index hits recessionary levels. A leading gauge of confidence among finance and accounting professionals has hit its lowest level since early 2009. But 61 percent are confident in the future of their current employer, up from 56 percent in the … Continued