A sign of economic recovery and increased competition. Bringing in new business and finding top-notch staffers to handle anticipated growth are emerging as the new, most pressing challenges for CPA firms today. With a rebounding economy, the AICPA says in … Continued
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
Attract and retain the best and the brightest. by Jean Caragher Capstone Marketing Daniel Burrus, considered one of the world’s leading technology forecasters and business strategists and author of six books including “Flash Foresight: How to See the Invisible and … Continued
New analysis of trends and case studies in social media’s role in recruiting staff. The use of social media for recruiting in CPA firms is growing, especially with the need for accountants who are tech savvy, says social media analyst … Continued
If your staff recruiting effort is overlooking social media, then some of the best candidates may be overlooking you. New college graduates are embracing social media as a job-search tool, according to a new study. Approximately 41 percent of 2012 … Continued
Surprise: Hard work and knowledge aren’t Number 1. Neither are skills or knowledge.
Hint: It’s not about how smart they are or hard they work. By Rick Telberg How do you spot the hidden rock stars on your staff? And what do up-and-coming tax, accounting and finance professionals need to know to get … Continued
2011 finishes at new high. Average hourly earnings across all employees in the accounting and bookkeeping slipped slightly in the latest month, but rang in a solid gain year to year. With more than 970,000 workers, the Bureau of Labor … Continued
Now running at new high. Hourly earnings at CPA firms are running at an all-time high, according to new data available to CPA Trendlines. On average, earnings reached $31.20 per hour in 2011, up about 3.2%, for all employees. For just non-supervisory … Continued
No men need apply? Women have long outnumbered men in the accounting firm workforce, but a new CPA Trendlines analysis suggests that the latest recession widened the gap. Based on the latest data available, 584,300 of the people employed in … Continued
20 years of ups and downs, now up again. The number of people employed by CPA firms in the U.S. has topped 400,000 for the first time since last February, according to the latest data available to CPA Trendlines. Total … Continued
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.