What's your go-to solution if you're understaffed? Is it allocating additional hours to top billing associates? Is it hiring junior staff members to handle lower-level tasks so partners can tackle more complex matters? Or is it something else entirely?
Avoiding side conversations, keeping mobile devices out of sight, and being on camera are starting points for effective hybrid meetings.
Burnout is real. And in the wake of the pandemic, in one way or another, most of us have felt it. Even before the pandemic, I saw young accountants make a common mistake: assuming they are burned out with public accounting as a profession, when the truth is their current firm just isn't the right fit.
Remote work is here to stay, and a significant number of finance professionals might not stay put if their company requires them to return to the office, a recent survey found.
When CTCPA member Destiny Hartmann says that the organization has changed her career trajectory, she’s not exaggerating. As a junior at Eastern Connecticut State University, Destiny volunteered to contact local CPA firms to try to get firms to come to the Eastern career fairs and talk with students.
By Timothy P. Hedley, PhD, CPA, CFF, CFE, Executive in Residence – Fordham University, CTCPA Chair-elect, and ESG Committee Chair
By Jim Norton, CPA, Principal – GRF CPAs & Advisors and CTCPA Advisory Council Chair
Watching for signs of fatigue and creating a support system will help keep your team healthy.