Carefully chosen, well-implemented anti-bias courses can buttress a company’s diversity and inclusion program when they are part of a clear strategy.
Studies show that a diverse workforce is a more productive, more profitable one. Establishing a strong diversity and inclusion program takes time, effort, and, above all, commitment from top leadership. Use these guidelines when structuring a D&I program.
This article discusses ways firm owners and leaders can start to develop a strategy for a work-from-anywhere reality that lasts.
A college professor and CPA shares advice on keeping learning interesting and keeping listeners engaged, even when in-person sessions are not possible.
Firms can maximize the benefits of continuing education by creating a process that directs staff to take courses that best meet their own needs and the needs of the firm.
Investors are looking for actions that back up statements about equity.
Etiquette experts discuss ways to avoid kitchen mistakes and keep harmony among their co-workers.
Holding a leadership conference for college students can help firms build valuable relationships and aid in recruiting, according to Barrett Simonis, CPA.
CPA firm leaders discuss the retention strategies that work for them.
Women, particularly Black women and other women of color, are a rare sight in executive leadership. A panel discussion at ENGAGE explores why and how to change it.
Mike Schneider, East Region Managing Partner, Audit for KPMG LLP, offered insights into how the firm is dealing with the changes to its workplaces while continuing to serve clients.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic and social upheaval, taking a fresh look at your practice and leading with emotional intelligence can lead to improvements in business results and employee welfare.
The culture of a workplace, be that in a company or an accounting firm, determines how employees and customers are treated, says Stephanie Creary. To assess how racism is a factor requires open, frank conversations and leaders willing to listen and learn what they probably didn’t know.
CPAs have an opportunity to improve their workplaces and communities amid a racial justice movement that began in response to police killings of Black and African Americans.
Follow this road map for launching a coaching program that can help your organization improve retention while developing future leaders and building staff members’ skills.
The ability to relate to clients and internal teams is a valuable function of firms that provide consulting services.
Women are more likely to succeed if they have role models, are able to find sponsors, and receive opportunities for training and high-profile assignments. Panelists at ENGAGE 2020 also discussed how barriers to advancement are intensified for women of color.
Firms planning to reopen their offices in the near future share what steps they’re taking first, and offer advice for other organizations that have made the difficult decision to return to in-person work.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to rapidly ramp up their reliance on remote work, and many employees will continue to work from home even after offices reopen. Jim Boomer, CPA/CITP, and Jessica Battaglia share advice for crafting a long-term remote work strategy.
A surge in passion on issues of racial justice, diversity and inclusion has led to opportunities for CPAs to lead meaningful change. Members of the AICPA National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion share best practices for CPAs who are eager to support change.