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These are the top skills people are seeking out while working from home

February 12, 2021

With more people now telecommuting from home, many employers have stepped up their e-learning offerings to help employees learn, grow and adapt to the new ways of working during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • career resources
  • coronavirus

5 tips for setting post-pandemic career goals in 2021

February 11, 2021

Be prepared to accelerate into a post-pandemic workplace with a realigned career path.

  • career resources

CironeFriedberg Welcomes New Principal to Growing CPA Firm

February 11, 2021

CironeFriedberg, LLP is pleased to announce its expansion with new Principal, Patrick Dunleavey, CPA, serving as Audit Principal providing services for not-for-profit, manufacturing and distribution, and arts and cultural organizations, independent schools, and human service agencies.

  • member news

How To Lose A Candidate In 10 (Business) Days

February 11, 2021

Competing for a job in today's market is challenging enough, and new research from global staffing firm Robert Half shows there's another hurdle for candidates to overcome: being breadcrumbed — or strung along — by employers.

  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • practice management

Single audits: Deliver high quality in a challenging time

February 11, 2021

The release of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) Compliance Supplement addendum for single audits right before Christmas gave practitioners long-awaited guidance for these specialized audits that are especially complicated because of the surge in government funding related to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • accounting and auditing
  • coronavirus

Whittlesey Announces New Hires

February 10, 2021

Stacey Curran, CPA, and Zachary DeFeo, CPA, are the latest managers to join the firm’s leadership team.

  • member news

AICPA Applauds Taxpayer Relief in Mobile Workforce Amendment

February 09, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) has actively advocated for legislation to (a) provide taxpayers relief from inconsistent state and local income tax and withholding rules impacting employees and employers, and (b) create a uniform national standard to simplify and enhance compliance with various state and local tax laws, thereby reducing these burdens.

  • practice management
  • advocacy - state
  • advocacy - federal
  • federal tax

Connecticut residents aged 65 to 74 can now schedule COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Here’s how

February 08, 2021

Connecticut is now booking COVID-19 vaccination appointments for residents aged 65 to 74.

  • coronavirus
  • advocacy - state

COVID-19 Regulations Rank as Top Risk for Executives

February 03, 2021

Coronavirus-related government policies and regulations that could affect business performance ranked as the top risk cited by board members and C-suite executives, according to a new survey.

  • business and industry
  • coronavirus

Leveraging Advisory Services to Find D&I Solutions

February 03, 2021

How can D&I be effectively implemented? Jina Etienne suggests a radical new approach: Utilize the same skills you use to make your advisory services successful.

  • diversity
  • practice management

When will everything get back to normal? It won't

February 03, 2021

The changes the pandemic has wrought won’t all simply reverse once Covid is behind us. This phenomenon explains why.

  • business and industry
  • coronavirus
  • practice management

Your Career in the Time of COVID

February 02, 2021

Professional growth looks different now, but with self-reflection, intentionality, and perseverance, you can make progress in these tough times.

  • business and industry
  • career resources
  • coronavirus
  • practice management

Accounting Profession Commemorates Centennial of First Black CPA

February 01, 2021

This year-long effort aims to honor, celebrate, and build upon the progress Black CPAs have made in shaping the accounting profession.

  • diversity

Moving Beyond ‘Survive-at-All-Costs’ Mode

February 01, 2021

Expensive quick fixes are helping companies endure COVID-19 but they are not sustainable over a prolonged period of heightened volatility.

  • business and industry
  • coronavirus

The latest tool in Connecticut to get vaccines to people, or people to vaccines: Uber

February 01, 2021

In what is believed to be a first in the country, Vernon officials have a made a deal with Uber to bring people to vaccine clinics.

  • coronavirus
  • advocacy - state

The N.H.-Mass. tax fight could have implications that go far beyond our borders

January 26, 2021

At first glance, the border battle between Massachusetts and New Hampshire over income taxes might seem like a mere squabble between two neighbors. But the fallout could be felt nationwide once the dust finally settles because of the rising acceptance of remote work, and the trend’s implications for state tax policies.

  • business and industry
  • coronavirus
  • practice management
  • state tax
  • federal tax

Businesses Could Face Penalties For Failing To Register With Paid Leave Authority

January 25, 2021

Fewer than half of the state’s 100,000 businesses have registered with the state as part of the Paid Family Medical Leave program. Some 40,000 Connecticut businesses have registered with the state to withhold half of a percent from employee wages to pay up to 12 weeks of paid family leave benefits starting in 2022.

  • business and industry
  • practice management
  • state tax
  • advocacy - state

How finance can promote data-led decision-making

January 21, 2021

Data-led decision-making has become increasingly important, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic. It is most useful when executive teams apply it well and ensure the integrity of the underlying data.

  • business and industry
  • technology and cybersecurity

5 ways the future of work can make our lives better

January 19, 2021

This year has taught us all valuable lessons that will shape the future of work in profound ways – from finding new ways to connect virtually, to leading with empathy. The employee experience is about more than ping-pong tables and snacks: It’s about creating and maintaining a meaningful culture for employees, no matter where they sit.

  • business and industry
  • coronavirus
  • practice management
  • technology and cybersecurity

113 Resume Buzzwords—What to Use and What to Avoid

December 29, 2020

Many of us can summon over-used resume buzzwords in our sleep. In fact, a hiring manager might have nightmares about drowning in an ocean of “experience”, “strategy”, and “fluency.” While not all buzzwords are created equal, there are some that are, quite frankly, overused.

  • career resources