Despite anxiety about the economy, consumers are spending generously and are quitting their jobs in large numbers. A strong labor market is giving consumers confidence they will land a job when needed, and some Americans have yet to spend all their coronavirus relief money.
To reap the benefits of automating processes that are managed manually, companies should adopt a well-organized systematic approach that identifies candidates ripe for automation to streamline the indirect compliance process.
To ensure that discussion goes as smoothly as possible, tailor your approach to your manager, focus on the positive and remain open to creative compromise.
A severely polarized political climate doesn't have to stop CPAs from achieving their ambitions. Instead, a little empathy can go a long way, says AICPA Governing Council guest speaker Amy Walter, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Cook Political Report.
During the pandemic, digital workers have become more confident about their technological abilities. Companies can thrive going forward by rethinking the workplace and embracing a concept known as humancentric design.
An unsustainable long-term fiscal path and cybersecurity concerns heightened by aging systems are among the biggest challenges the federal government faces, US Comptroller General Gene Dodaro said at the fall AICPA Governing Council meeting.
An organization needs psychological safety for whistleblowing by internal auditors and others to have maximum impact on fraud detection and prevention, three accounting professors write. Whistleblowers are more likely to speak up fully if they perceive psychological safety, knowing retaliation is unlikely.
Accounting firms see many opportunities in the marketplace, but, with an already stretched workforce, they struggle to find capacity to take on additional challenges. One approach firm leaders should implement is cutting clients who are difficult to work with or who are otherwise a bad fit for the firm, writes firm consultant Jennifer Wilson of ConvergenceCoaching.