What Matters to Your Stakeholders?

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Mindfully Avoiding Unconscious Bias at Work and in Hiring Processes

Stakeholders are the individuals, groups, or organizations directly involved with or indirectly affected by a project, product, service, or enterprise. These relationships impact why and how you conduct business. Your internal and external stakeholders are more visible, prominent, vocal, and powerful today than ever before. They hold your business accountable for its actions in more… Read more »

How to Fit Work Around Our Lives (Not the Other Way Around)

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How to Fit Work Around Our Lives (Not the Other Way Around)

The traditional work model has employees working 8 hours each day during a set time. This typically means that the most awake, productive hours of the day belong to employers. If employees want to take care of personal needs during this time, they need permission from their manager to take vacation days. Once the paid… Read more »

Building Healthy and Smarter Habits for the Future of Work

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Building Healthy and Smarter Habits for the Future of Work Mercer Bradley

The habits you build today impact your quality of life. Similarly, the decisions you make now impact what happens down the road. This is why you need to be taking action in line with your short- and long-term personal and professional goals. This process lets you become the best version of yourself. Choose among these… Read more »

How to Explain Financial Information to Your Team

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How to Explain Financial Information to Your Team Mercer Bradley

Team members who do not have a background in accounting may not understand the financial information about your company or why it matters. As an accounting professional, you need to take steps to overcome this barrier. The following are some suggestions. How To Explain Financials Information To Your Team · Share simplified versions of the… Read more »

How to Develop a High-Trust, High-Accountability Organization

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How to Develop a High-Trust, High-Accountability Organization Mercer Bradley

Whether your accounting and finance team is remote, hybrid, or onsite, you want to develop levels of trust and accountability that are as high as possible. When your employees have the autonomy to perform their tasks with little supervision, they feel empowered and respected. This leads to high levels of engagement and productivity. As a… Read more »

Well-Being at Work and in Remote Work

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Well-Being at Work and in Remote Work Mercer Bradley

Focusing on well-being while working in the office or at home is important. Employees at all levels who prioritize physical and mental wellness are more likely to stay engaged and productive throughout the day. They also tend to feel supported by the organization and want to remain long-term. Because of the benefits that result from… Read more »

How to Communicate And Engage Well in a Virtual World

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How To Communicate Well in a Virtual World - Mercer Bradley

Since the onset of the coronavirus, more business communication has been occurring through video conferencing. Because of the ease with which employees in different locations can communicate, the use of video conferencing is here to stay. As a result, you need to find ways to connect with your virtual audience to keep them engaged. We’re… Read more »

Audit Risks in a COVID and Post-COVID World

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Audit Risk Post COVID - Mercer Bradley

As an accounting employee at a company that had a 2020 fiscal year end, your organization may be audited this year. If so, there are certain areas that may provide increased risks of material misstatement for the audit. Resolving potential issues in these areas can contribute to successful audit results. Be sure you pay attention… Read more »

The Importance of Meaningful Work

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Having meaningful work provides you an abundance of benefits. For instance, you likely put in additional time each week, contribute at your best level, and rarely are absent. You probably remain engaged and productive and have a high level of job satisfaction as well. This typically results in longevity with your organization and ongoing career… Read more »

Creating a Company Culture That Makes People Want to Stay with You

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How To Build up Your Company's Reputation and Keep Your Customers Happy | Mercer Bradley

Your company culture is shown by the attitudes and behaviors of employees at all levels. They include the way staff interact with others, the values they hold, and the decisions they make. All of this impacts the work environment, leadership styles, and company goals. As a result, you want a culture that employees enjoy working… Read more »