Building a More Effective Communication Framework

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Building a more effective communication framework benefits your accounting and finance team. Prioritizing what to say and how to say it helps your team understand and act on your ideas, suggestions, and feedback. You can use the “What, So What, Now What” framework outlined in a Harvard Business Review article to effectively communicate your message…. Read more »

Strategies for Addressing Mistakes in the Workplace

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Everyone makes mistakes. This is often how we learn. How you handle your mistakes is what matters. Effectively addressing mistakes in the workplace supports your professional image. Resolving issues as soon as possible and learning from them enhances your performance and demonstrates growth. Choose among these strategies to address mistakes in the workplace. Analyze Your… Read more »

How Does AI Impact Accounting Careers?

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AI is positively impacting accounting careers. The technology streamlines processes and simplifies tasks for increased efficiency and productivity. Many of our clients are using AI-based software to support their accounting teams. Proficiency in the use of this software supports accounting job opportunities and career advancement. AI and Accounting Jobs AI is streamlining processes and simplifying… Read more »

Navigating Leadership Skills from Ted Lasso

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Ted Lasso is the lovable television character who went from coaching American football to coaching a struggling English Premier League soccer team. Although he is not a soccer expert, he excels at developing people and teams. Ted uses wisdom and humour to navigate leadership challenges with confidence and empathy. His unconventional methods show that leadership… Read more »

Networking: Your Key to Professional Growth and Opportunities

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Spring is the perfect time for networking. You can participate in accounting and finance conferences and events for professional growth and opportunities. Networking helps build meaningful connections with other industry professionals. Developing these relationships expands your opportunities for career advancement. Connecting with Other Accounting and Finance Professionals Participating in industry events and joining conversations offers… Read more »

The Impact of AI on Accounting

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According to the Thomson Reuters Institute’s 2023 report ChatGPT & Generative AI within Accounting Firms and Corporate Tax Departments, 51% of respondents believed that Chat GPT and generative AI should be applied to tax, accounting, and audit work. The report also found that 10% of accounting and tax professionals use or plan to use ChatGPT… Read more »

Understanding and Conquering Imposter Syndrome

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Like most employees, you probably have experienced imposter syndrome at some point in your career. Perhaps you started a new job and felt you had less experience than needed. Or, maybe your manager assigned a project you felt unprepared to lead. Don’t worry, you are not alone.  Imposter syndrome is quite common and affects as… Read more »

Employee Attraction and Retention

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Employee retention is a top priority for most employers. High retention rates provide many advantages: Elevated candidate attraction Increased employee engagement Better performance Greater productivity Stronger job satisfaction Higher employee morale Lower hiring, onboarding, and training costs Healthier bottom line Employer reputation As a result, you should take steps to strengthen employee retention. These tips… Read more »