Complaining at Work Is Holding Back Your Accounting Career

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Did you know that too much complaining actually changes your brain chemistry? It’s been shown that when you focus on the negative, your brain begins to process incoming data differently. If you find yourself complaining at work, it may be affecting more than just the way you think. It could be holding back your career….

Technology Advice – Could This Be Your New Revenue Stream?

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Have you had clients ask you a question about their accounting software? If so, how do you accommodate? You may simply give advice, based on your own experience, but you could be missing out on a major revenue stream. A recent industry survey showed that nearly 85 percent of accounting firms were asked in a…

Maintain Control of Your Financial Career by Using a Recruiter

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  Are you in the market for an accounting or financial position in the Washington DC area? If so, have you considered working with a recruiter? There are a lot of reasons to consider partnering with a recruiter to help you find your next opportunity, especially if what you’re looking for is a lot of…

3 Ways to Increase Your Accounting Employee Retention in 2019

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With the start of the new year, it’s also the beginning of the busiest time for accountants. With tax season comes a need for qualified, satisfied accounting employees. And often, the first quarter is filled with long hours and stressed out clients. Your new hires will need to be prepared, and so do you. So…

More Technology Doesn’t Mean Eliminating Touch Points. How Can You Maintain Communication with a Client?

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The main challenge when it comes to implementing technology into your accounting firm’s day-to-day processes is ensuring that the client themselves don’t get lost in the process. They are reliant on your levels of communication, skills, and professionalism when it comes to getting the job done effectively and efficiently. But added technology can enhance rather…

Empathy – the Skills Accountants Must Have in Today’s Business World

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Accounting has long been considered a back-office role. The perception was always that accountants were better with numbers than with people, so the less interaction, the better. But this has never really been the case, and it’s certainly not the case in the 21st century. What are the important skills that today’s accountants need to bring…