How to Increase Employee Performance with Real-Time Feedback

According to Recruiter, 61 percent of employees want immediate feedback on their performance, yet only 24 percent get it. This causes employees to be dissatisfied, frustrated, and confused about where they stand with their employers. Also, if they are lacking important skills needed to do their jobs well, poor productivity can result. Why Don’t Employers Provide Regular Feedback to Employees? Some employers …

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5 Ways a Finance Professional Can Prepare for a Phone Interview

The average job opening attracts at least 50 applicants. Potential employers quickly weed out unsuitable candidates by: Reviewing resumes Conducting phone interviews A phone interview is a valuable tool for an employer. Through a phone interview, employers can discern which applicants are best suited for a position. The only issue with this is it places an enormous amount of pressure on …

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5 Tips to Grow Your CPA Firm

Do you want to grow your CPA firm? More businesses than ever are using cloud-based accounting software and big-brand tax businesses to meet their accounting needs. Still, a small CPA firm can grow with the right strategy. Grow Your CPA Firm with These 5 Tips Make your CPA firm healthier, stronger, and bigger with these 5 tips: 1. Offer more than …

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Auditors, Develop These 5 Strengths to Attract More Clients

Accounting firms don’t take the process of hiring an auditor lightly. In many cases, firms want to build long-term relationships with these professionals. Such relationships can only be forged with auditors possessing specific strengths. Auditors can attract more clients by developing these strengths to the utmost. Auditors, Develop These 5 Strengths to Attract More Clients Are you an auditor having …

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Hiring a CPA? Look for These 3 Strengths.

If you are looking to hire a new CPA, there are certain strengths you’ll want to seek in each candidate you interview. You as an accounting firm manager understand that there are key characteristics that make a CPA good at his or her job. For example, all CPAs should be experienced, trustworthy, and well educated. These characteristics, while crucial, are …

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Why You Should Teach Employees Resilience

“Teach employees resilience” is not often found at the top of a manager’s list of priorities. This isn’t because resilience is not crucial to employee success. More likely, it is because resilience in the workplace isn’t discussed. Employees are routinely trained in soft skills like communication, flexibility, and leadership, while the topic of resilience is neglected. This would not be …

How to Hire a Financial Professional You’ll Never Want to Fire

Have you ever had a financial professional on staff whom you could not imagine not being a part of your team? If so, you are one lucky manager. Like any other professional, a superb financial professional isn’t always easy to find. Thankfully, finding the right financial professional isn’t daunting if you know what qualities to look for. Two Abilities Great Financial Professional Have Most …