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Survey: More Than 9 In 10 Companies Offer Employees Financial Support For Professional Certifications
Workers today can expand their professional skills with less financial stress thanks to a majority of employers offering to cover or offset educational costs, new research suggests. In a survey from global financial recruitment firm Robert Half...
Top Strategic CFO Priorities For 2019—and Beyond
The link between modernizing finance operations and enterprise success is becoming increasingly clear. Finance organizations that have made digital technology investment a priority were much more likely than digital laggards to report revenue...
Survey: 42 Percent Of Job Applicants Don't Meet Skills Requirements, But Companies Are Willing To Train Up
Should professionals mind the skills gap when applying for a position? In new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, HR managers said 42 percent of resumes they receive, on average, are from candidates who don't meet the job...
Preparing for the future: Four female thought leaders share insight
Disruption is no longer a theory. It’s not an imaginary future with a “TBA” label waiting to be updated.
Survey: 1 In 3 Job Candidates Removed From Consideration Following Reference Checks
It may be a job seekers' market, but candidates still need to have everything buttoned up for their search — including a solid reference list — or risk being passed over. In a new survey from global staffing firm Accountemps, senior managers...
What to Expect from M&As Post Wayfair
With the Supreme Court's South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling and the elimination of the “physical presence” standard, a number of issues are raised in the realm of mergers and acquisitions for both buy-side accountants and sell-side accountants. As...
How to be a great boss during busy season
When the busy tax season is at full throttle, public accountants across the country are racing against time to get their work completed by the tax deadline. With careful planning, a good imagination, hearty helpings of tasty snacks, and a little...
7 Myths You Shouldn't Believe About Going Digital
Office workers in a primarily paper-based environment spend nearly 15 percent of their time – 6 hours per week – searching for documents, according to a 2015 survey. Even cutting that figure in half, three hours per week wasted by an employee...
New Research: Majority Of Tech Leaders Confident They Can Disconnect From Emails, Employees May Find It Difficult To Detach
With recent legislation in some countries offering a "right to disconnect" and some U.S. cities looking to follow suit, Robert Half Technology surveyed IT leaders and office workers to see if they could ignore their inboxes after hours....
5 Times an M&A is Right for Your Accounting Firm
Mergers and acquisitions have become popular with accounting firms as a growth strategy in highly dynamic marketplaces – but is it the right strategy for yours? In this post, we’re going to examine M&As and how you might be able to...