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 Before 2020

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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 »

Small Biz Series: How Can Bringing in an HR Consultant Benefit Your Company?

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Your company needs a range of professionals with the skills required to survive and grow. Since those needs vary depending on your organization’s goals and objectives, bringing aboard an HR consultant can help fill them. Because accountants are at the core of the business function, they can advise your financial team and your entire operations… Read more »

Small Biz Series: What’s the Difference Between a Bookkeeper and a Controller?

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Your company’s size determines the needs of its accounting department. The bigger your business, the more professionals needed to keep track of its finances. As your team grows, you may have a need for both a bookkeeper and controller to oversee the daily accounting functions and plan for your financial future. Although both roles are… Read more »

Small Biz Series: Treat the Wellness of Your Team as Essential to Business

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Providing a comprehensive employee wellness program helps your company maintain a competitive edge. Employees with greater overall wellness are more engaged, perform better, and remain loyal longer. Because employees are a lifeblood for your business, if you do not have an employee wellness program, you want to implement one. 3 Ways To Promote Wellness At… Read more »

Small Biz Series: Corporate Culture Is Still Your Most Effective Recruiting Tool

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Along with competitive pay and excellent benefits, top performers look to company culture when deciding where to work. When their personal values and beliefs align with a company’s, the professional remains engaged, thriving, and loyal to the organization. For these reasons, you want to create the most appealing culture possible so that top-notch workers see… Read more »

Reasons You Are Having Trouble Finding the Accounting Talent You Need

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With the demand for accounting talent continuing to increase, you may be having challenges filling roles within your organization. Due to ongoing changes in the accounting industry, the need for qualified accountants will continue to increase. Therefore, you must uncover why your company is having trouble finding those candidates so you can keep your organization… Read more »