As the pandemic continues to evolve, many leaders are starting to call their teams back into the office and are being met with some resistance.
The accounting profession is facing enormous change, much of it related to technology. This not only includes the use of data analytics and the automation of many accounting tasks, but also the rising challenges of cybersecurity and IT governance. The role of accountants has changed too, becoming more strategic than in previous eras.
Connecticut employers—particularly small businesses—face a host of new administrative challenges Jan. 1, 2022 when employees can begin taking paid family and medical leave.
Companies are embracing new ways of working, but are they ready to ditch the traditional 8-hour workday? Research from talent solutions and business consulting firm Robert Half shows just over 4 in 10 senior managers (41%) give employees the ability to choose when they work. And 27% of those respondents don't mind if their direct reports put in fewer than 40 hours a week, as long as the job gets done.
What should a company do when cyber criminals attack its systems and demand a ransom? Unfortunately, the increase in ransomware incidents forces a growing number of businesses to answer that question.
The COVID-19 pandemic changed how organizations think about work, and CPA firms are no exception. If your firm is considering ongoing remote work for its employees, it's important to consider whether you have the right tools and strategy to successfully manage a remote team.
Hybrid and remote models provide finance organizations access to global talent pools and specialized resources they might not have previously had.
Finance leaders seeking more responsive and sustainable ways of working can embrace approaches that help their workforce adapt and focus on what is most important.
Nearly 60% of businesses rated cyber threats as their most pressing concern, according to this year's Travelers Risk Index, putting cyber crimes back at the top of C-suite worries after falling to second place last year.
A post-pandemic period of transition might be the perfect time to shift gears.
Change management is a buzzword we’ve heard a lot during the technological revolution. We all probably have our own idea about what it means – and the feelings it elicits.
America is changing. According to the 2020 Census, the proportion of the population identifying as white alone has fallen below 60%. The future of our workforce will be more racially and ethnically diverse. This demographic shift coincides with greater consciousness around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) and extends to women and persons of other underrepresented demographic groups.
Meet Alan Skelton, Director of Research and Technical Activities for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board and Hillary Salo, Director of Technical Activities and Chair of the Emerging Issues Task Force for the Financial Accounting Standards Board.