Accounting Firms Run on More than Checklists Alone

How savvy firms capture their best practices and foster continuous improvement. By Roman H. Kepczyk Quantum of Paperless Every firm has accountants who are 10 percent, 20 percent or even 50 percent more productive in their departments than other personnel because they … Continued

5 Ways Gender Bias Plays Out at CPA Firms

The harmful impact of gender bias on women’s careers. By Ida O. Abbott Sponsoring Women: What Men Need to Know Gender bias reflects entrenched beliefs and assumptions about women based on stereotypes about appropriate roles and behaviors for women. Unconscious … Continued

Tax and Accounting Industry on Hiring Binge

Profession adds 1,400 new jobs in latest month. Next question: Who’s hiring; who’s not. Join the survey; get the answers. By CPA Trendlines With practitioners across the country reporting strong demand for new hires, the nation’s tax, accounting and bookkeeping industries added 1,400 … Continued

Why I Don’t Hire on Experience

QUESTION: I know you advocate for hiring entry-level staff, but is there a situation when an experienced person should be hired? ANSWER: Obviously there are exceptions – but I believe they are few and far between and not worth the … Continued