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Meeting Of The Minds: Workers And Executives Dread Wasted Time, Disengagement
Love 'em or hate 'em, meetings are an essential platform for sharing information, brainstorming new ideas and collaborating as a team. But are they always necessary? It doesn't seem so, finds new research from Accountemps. Professionals surveyed...
Beyond The Numbers: Financial Executives' Roles Continue To Expand
Financial leaders continue breaking the mold and expanding their influence throughout their organizations. In a Robert Half Management Resources survey, finance executives most frequently reported their roles have grown over the past three years...
CPAs’ top 5 questions about blockchain, cryptocurrencies
Tax ramifications, smart contracts, and job security are among the issues top of mind for accountants.
Connecticut CPA Magazine Feature - Embracing Ambition: Women in Accounting Leadership
Taking a deeper dive into some of the profession’s “fearless leaders” and the programs and initiatives they’re helping take shape.
State Boards Consider Technology Pathway
Attendees at NASBA’s Eastern and Western Regional Meetings are being asked to consider the concept of a Technology Pathway leading to the CPA license. Executive Vice President Colleen Conrad and Vice President – State Board Relations Dan Dustin...
New pay-equity law aims to close CT's gender wage gap
By several key measures, women have made great strides in the workforce over the past 40 years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the proportion of women with college degrees has more than tripled since the 1970s; labor force...
Tony Hawk: Accountants help make dreams become reality
Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk once thought accountants were downers. In his keynote session at AICPA ENGAGE 2018 on Wednesday in Las Vegas, Hawk recalled planning for an arena tour that would bring together skateboarding, motocross, and...
More Companies Offering Promotions Without Raises -- And Many Workers Willing To Accept Them
A better job title doesn't always come with a bigger paycheck, according to new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam. Nearly two in five HR managers (39 percent) said it's common for their company to offer employees promotions without salary...
Successful In Sweatpants? The Pros And Cons Of Working From Home
Job seekers are enticed by work from home options but are aware of the pitfalls, suggests new research from global staffing firm Robert Half. More than three quarters of professionals surveyed (77 percent) said they are more likely to accept a...
Shifting habits, technology, stagnant economy diminish CT's financial-services jobs
Connecticut's financial-services sector, covering banks, investment firms and insurers, continues to shed jobs as providers try to keep pace with consumers who prefer to remotely bank or file claims using smartphones and other digital...

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