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COVID-19 and Beyond: Big Decisions for CPA firms

By Jess King on Aug 5, 2020 10:30:00 AM

The coronavirus pandemic is pushing people from every industry (and all walks of life) to make big changes to the way things work. For accounting firms, those changes are starting to center around innovation, a little discipline, and lots of blending of old and new accounting methodologies.

Topics: accounting advice COVID-19 cpa firm CPA firm advice
8 min read

Reopening Your CPA Firm After COVID: Expectations vs. Reality

By Jess King on Aug 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM

At some point in life, everyone experiences the disappointment that comes when they realize their expectations didn't align with reality. Especially these days, it's difficult to make your hopes and the real world line up.

Topics: Accounting firm advice COVID-19 reopening cpa firm
4 min read

CPA Firm Leadership: How to Address Layoffs

By Jody Padar on Jul 30, 2020 10:00:00 AM

There's been a lot of energy put toward modeling our economy during the COVID-19 crisis on past events, whether it be the Great Recession or the Great Depression. Either way, those models cannot anticipate the trajectory of this virus, nor can they quell the anxiety of financial advisors. Here, Jordan Birnbaum, ADP’s inhouse behavioral economist, shares his thoughts on how to lead during a global health and financial crisis.

Topics: The Radical CPA Leadership Accounting firm advice COVID-19
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Is Your CPA Firm’s Culture Intact?

By Jody Padar on Jul 28, 2020 2:06:07 PM

CPA firms are looking at the future of their businesses and coming to terms with new realities; working remotely, implementing rotating schedules, and an infinite number of hybrid options are looming large on the horizon. At stake in these new operating scenarios are management styles, firm culture, and employee assessments to name a few. To get to the bottom of what your firm’s objectives are and how to get your employees to strive for achievement, I talked to Jordan Birnbaum, ADP’s inhouse behavioral economist.

Topics: Accounting firm advice COVID-19 Accounting firm culture
7 min read

Life Post-COVID: Lasting Effects on the Accounting World

By Jody Padar on May 12, 2020 1:30:00 PM

CONTENT CREATED WITH LOVE FROM ADP
Have you been wondering how the accounting world will be impacted over the coming months and years by the pandemic?
 
To find out, I sat down with Dan Hood, editor-in-chief of Accounting Today. With more than 20 years of experience covering the accounting industry, Dan has covered many financial dips, and he shared the latest from Accounting Today’s Accounts Confidence Index (ACI) done in conjunction with ADP.
Topics: The Radical CPA accounting advice COVID-19 cpa cpalove
4 min read

COVID-19...The Great Disruptor

By Jody Padar on May 6, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Content Created with Love from ADP

The Financial advisory world is on the frontlines of the financial crisis, and the disparity between those firms that already took the leap to cloud-based tech and those that did not is huge! Tom Hood’s emphasis is not how to be ready for the day you're walking into, but how to be ready for the future, tech included. He’s going to layout simple ways to get you through COVID mania and how to make your firm #FutureReady. Jody Padar sat down with Tom Hood, executive director and CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs to discuss how.

Topics: accounting advice COVID-19 Corona virus cpa cpalove
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Let's Talk About Ethics, Baby

By Jody Padar on Apr 24, 2020 5:01:37 PM

Gretchen Pisano, pLink Leadership founder and executive guru, is back to help us navigate through the ethics of PPP Loans, CARES Act, and whatever comes next. Let’s jump right in!

Topics: paycheck protection COVID-19 Corona virus cpa cpalove
5 min read

Protecting Your Accounting Firm From New COVID-19 Cybersecurity Threats

By Kalie Souknary on Apr 16, 2020 10:30:00 AM

Both the United States’ Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) are seeing a growing use of COVID-19-related themes by malicious cyber actors. Cyber threat actors are acting as trusted entities, sending out phishing messages or malicious applications. Cybercriminals are using the pandemic for commercial gain, deploying ransomware and other malware. These actors are targeting individual users, small- to medium-size enterprises, and large corporations.

(Basically, everyone.)

Topics: Accounting firm tips coronavirus Cybersecurity COVID-19
3 min read

When the Rules No Longer Apply, Be Like a Startup

By Jody Padar on Apr 9, 2020 10:30:00 AM

The world in the time of Corona is upside-down! The first thing to acknowledge is that in the next six to ten months, new legislation, new social and professional norms, and new practices in every sector will become solidified to create a new normal. Where does this position CPAs?

Topics: Radical CPA The Radical CPA Accounting firm advice leadership tips listen on the go accounting insights COVID-19 Corona virus cpalove
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10 Marketing Tactics for Accountants During COVID-19

By Kierstyn Kalman on Apr 7, 2020 10:30:00 AM

With the current events taking place around COVID-19, business as we know it has changed. The way that accounting professionals conduct their day-to-day has evolved and will continue to evolve in the coming weeks.
Topics: Accounting firm tips COVID-19 Corona virus marketing tips marketing for accountants

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