How to Support a Generationally Diverse Workforce

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Supporting a workforce made of various generations can be challenging. Baby Boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, are known for their strong work ethic, placing importance on professional accomplishments and being socially reserved. Generation X, born between 1965 and 1980, tend to focus on work-life balance, be self-sufficient and value independence. Millennials, born between 1981… Read more »

How Do You Manage Your Team’s Productivity During the Holiday Season?

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The holiday season is one of the busiest times of year. Employees are preparing for family celebrations while still maintaining their professional responsibilities. Because the focus tends to be more on holiday festivities than on work, fewer tasks may get done on time. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to manage your team’s productivity… Read more »

Filling Business Gaps Series: How to Plan for Busy Seasons

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Planning for your company’s busy accounting seasons is important. Knowing when your needs will increase each year helps you have qualified workers in place to ease workflows. Proactively placing temporary accounting workers to help during busy seasons keeps your business running smoothly and increases your bottom line. Here are some benefits of planning for your… Read more »

Filling Business Gaps Series: Tips for Employing Temps Effectively

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Many companies hire temporary workers to handle accounting responsibilities. Growing, entrepreneurial and startup businesses need temps to implement and train on new technology. Companies need assistance with business intelligence and data analytics projects. Whatever the reason, your company can benefit from hiring temporary workers to fill business gaps. Here’s how to effectively employ temporary workers…. Read more »

Filling Business Gaps: What is ERP Consulting?

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software integrates your business operations into one place. Rather than having different applications for each of your departments, moving them to one application lets your departments share data for better management and planning. Because the software typically is complicated and expensive, you most likely want to use professional assistance to purchase… Read more »

How to Have Open Dialogue About Company Morale

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High company morale is one key to business success. When morale is up, employees are engaged, happy and productive. They individually and collaboratively perform their best while working toward business goals. A significant part of creating high company morale involves communication. Openly acknowledging and addressing issues affecting employees cultivates a culture of high morale. Here… Read more »

Career Lattice Series: What Skills Do You Need to Build Choices into Your Company’s Career Landscape?

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One key to attracting and retaining top accounting talent is offering a range of positions that benefit career development. When seasoned accountants are looking for their next job change, they include the ability to advance in an organization as one of their criteria for deciding where to work. As an employer, you need to know… Read more »

4 Business Leadership Books to Read Over the Holidays

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Forward-thinking leaders cultivate workplace culture that drives innovation and productivity. Becoming that type of leader requires a deeper understanding of how to motivate others to succeed along with you, which comes from learning on your own time. Prepare yourself by reading books that will equip you to lead far into the future. Here are four… Read more »

3 Ways to Build Trust with Your Employees

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Trust is the bedrock of your company’s success. Customers must trust you and your products or services. Employees and leaders must trust each other for your business to move forward. They are more likely to remain motivated, engaged, and reaching goals when trust is strong throughout the organization. Because it is critical to your company’s… Read more »

Career Lattice Series: What Certifications and Professional Development Help My Accounting Career?

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Starting or developing your accounting career in Canada takes certain planning. Part of that planning includes earning certifications and continuing professional development credits. Enhancing your knowledge and skills while continuously learning about the industry show you are dedicated to staying current and providing your best service. Here are two accounting certifications you may want to… Read more »