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Maximize Productivity at Your Firm With This Refresher

By Jessica King on Dec 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM

Can you believe the holiday season is already upon us?! In some ways, it feels like 2020 started three years ago, and in other ways, it feels like we blinked and we’re suddenly preparing to celebrate a new year. Regardless of how you feel about this year, it can be easy to overlook the time-tested tips we rely on for making sure we’re getting everything done...and doing it well.

Topics: CPA firm success accounting firm advice Productivity
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What’s the Key to Accounting Firm Differentiation?

By Jessica King on Dec 1, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Do you ever feel like the services you offer—those that are massively important to your clients’ business health—are taken for granted? You might even feel like clients view accounting firms as a necessary evil just to help them get through tax season.

Topics: cpa firm CPA firm success accounting firm automation firm creativity
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Talent + Tech: How to Plan for the Accountant Shortage of 2021

By Kalie Souknary on Sep 9, 2020 1:00:00 PM

It was already predicted that in 2020, we would see a shortage of accountants within the industry. With COVID-19 causing a record high in unemployment, Accounting Today reported professional and business services shed 2.1 million jobs in April of this year, including nearly 68,000 in accounting and bookkeeping.

We're already seeing the shortage take effect—the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that year-over-year growth for accounting and bookkeeping services is down almost 2%

If it’s possible to compensate for emerging shortage, accounting firms will have to adjust their hiring process in order to do so.

Topics: COVID-19 hiring accountant retention CPA firm success

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