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Avoid these 5 mistakes when hiring accounting grads

The accounting sector is expected to grow 7% from 2020 to 2030 meaning there will be approximately 135,000 new openings each year on average. With growth like this, you can’t be dependent on hiring only pre-existing talent. 

Enter recent graduates....

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You've heard about the future of accounting. What about the now?

Over the last decade, the rapid development and implementation of financial technologies (Fintech) have made the future of accounting a hot topic. The entire profession is undergoing a fundamental transformation leaving many accountants to wonder, “Will...

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Hey, accountants take vacations too. Really.

Accountants find it challenging to find time for a getaway. You know, taking your loved ones to fun locales. Spending time on a road trip with friends. Or just you, a beach, and a book you’ve meant to read.

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Use this past season to build a better client base

We get it: the first four months of the year are a slog for accountants. Clients seemed MIA for most of the year but came rushing back hoping to get a last-minute tax filing. Each year, you plan to do better than the last, but even the best-laid plans go...

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Retain your talent with a professional learning plan

One of the top reasons employees look to make a job change is a lack of opportunity to develop and show their skills. 

People want a sense of fulfillment from how they spend their time, and the time they spend at work is no different. This need is partly...

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It’s almost over! Post-busy-season cleanup

Breathe. The days are getting longer, and spring is around the corner—which means you only have a bit more time before you finish the busy season for the year.

Hopefully, your thoughts gravitate toward a much-needed break before getting back to improving...

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Yes, I fired my clients (and why it’s ok)

Somehow in a world where acquiring customers is a key to growth (and tricky one at that), letting one go can be the right thing to do. 

You’ve probably had at least one client that at times made you wish you could go back in time and not bring them into...

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Selecting an Automated Accounting Solution | An Accountant's Guide

There used to be this notion in accounting that if you were an early adapter to technology, you were considered progressive. Industry veterans might have looked at you as though you were some foolhardy explorer on a wasteful quest to burn budget on...

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Artificial Intelligence is the Future of Accounting with Jody Padar

This blog post was originally published on The Change Your Mindset Podcast hosted by Peter Margaritis.

Can artificial intelligence enhance your accounting practice? It absolutely can. Jody Padar is the VP of Strategy with Botkeeper, a company that...

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The Advanced Guide to Automation in the Accounting Industry

Like the transition from the abacus to the calculator, the accounting industry eagerly embraces changing technology—and the ability to make accountants' lives easier. Just as accountants embraced the convenience of spreadsheet technology, so a new...
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How Changing Compliance Software Will Impact Accounting in the Future

Compliance refers to ensuring that a company’s practices are well in line with the current legal and financial regulations. These can include federal, state, and international law. Remaining compliant might also mean upgrading or updating old hardware...

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Breaking Down Blockchain for Accountants in 2020—and Beyond

Blockchain technology, along with being a new buzzword, is also one of the most exciting technologies of the 21st century. A universally decentralized ledger system that can share data among an infinite number of users—a blockchain is unhackable. Due to...

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An Introductory Guide to Artificial Intelligence in Accounting

According to recent statistics, 82% of businesses are failing as a direct result of mismanaged profit and cash flow. While this is a scary statistic for business owners, you'll be happy to know that there are some very simple ways that you can ensure...

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