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: 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 »

What Does it Mean to Become an Employer of Choice?

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As an employer of choice, your company provides an attractive work environment and outstanding brand. Because top talent wants to work for you, you spend less on advertising and retain the best staff at a lower cost. Regardless of your organization size or budget, you can become a highly attractive place where employees want to… Read more »

How Automation Can Help You Push Past Your Performance “Lid”

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Although many people see automation as a threat to the accounting profession, it actually provides many benefits to the industry. Automation improves accounting functions and workflows, making jobs easier and freeing up time to add additional value for employers. As a result, automation is pushing the limits of what companies can accomplish, bringing their results… Read more »

Matching Critical Skills and Soft Skills Is Your Key to Hiring Top Talent

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Hard and soft skills are required to succeed with your company. Being able to communicate, collaborate, and manage time while fulfilling the technical requirements of an accounting role are among the elements that drive your business forward. Knowing how to match critical accounting skills with soft skills leads to increased productivity, engagement, and output from… Read more »