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Developing a New Generation of Leaders

Developing a New Generation of Leaders

Firms everywhere are struggling to cope with the “Choose Your Own Adventure” approach millennials (and millennials at heart) take with their careers. Who are these brazen young kids that boldly shun the traditional career paths that decades of faithful CPAs have so nicely blazed for them? More importantly, how do we recruit/develop and retain these […]

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The Freedom to Close Your Firm’s Doors

In my 12 years of running my own CPA firm, perhaps the most controversial thing I’ve done has been to close my office. It’s been three years now since we began operating as a virtual firm with no offices, no paper, and no physical contact with clients. I wasn’t sure we could pull it off, […]

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How Work/Life Blend is Replacing Work/Life Balance

Work/life balance (impossible in this 24/7/365 world) Generational change (inevitable) Corporate social responsibility (worthy and workable) Here’s the thing: There isn’t much down time in our busy lives. For many of us, time off only happens in micro-doses, so we need to feel fulfillment in all areas of our lives – including (maybe especially) our […]

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Job Posts That Don’t Work

It’s frustrating. It’s challenging. It’s discouraging. Wondering what are we talking about? It’s job posts that don’t work. Yes, the talent pool is small, but some firms are getting responses to their job posts. Here are some things you can do to make sure your firm is one of them:

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To Interview or Not to Interview?

Why do people change jobs? What are they really looking for? What will make your firm attractive to them? Recruiters ask themselves these questions on a daily basis, and so should you. Some of the answers to these questions are practical: a better work environment higher salary more opportunity for advancement We’ve all heard this list so […]

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