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Is Your Firm 'Modern'? Look at How You Hire to Find Out

By Jessica King on Mar 24, 2021 1:00:00 PM

Every accounting firm is a business, but does that mean your firm should function like a traditional company? A typical business has many moving parts, a variety of roles, and a structure in place. It’s an entire system that revolves around the company’s core offerings, products and/or services.

Topics: hiring Accounting firm structure modern accounting firm
6 min read

These New Strategies Will Save You Seasonal Hiring Stress

By Aaron Sullivan on Feb 16, 2021 11:00:00 AM

We’ve all heard about or experienced firsthand some awful stories about hiring for tax season, and we do our best to avoid them from happening to us—or from happening again!

Topics: Taxes hiring Rapid Write-Up Package
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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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