Note: this article refers to when you use an outside accounting firm for your company, not when you are letting an employee go. Firing your CPA is never fun. No one enjoys those types of conversations. They’re awkward and a hassle. However, due to the sensitivity of personal and business finances, having the right CPA…

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We all need a little help from someone older and wiser sometimes. In the business world, this help may come through mentoring.  According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a mentor is a “trusted counselor and guide.” Companies recognize the value of reliable and relationship-oriented mentorship programs on career development and company growth. Typically, mentors are experts…

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The beginning of the new year is an ideal time to revisit your financial goals. Goals, financial or otherwise, set a road map for your future. Of course, working towards your financial goals is sometimes challenging and often takes momentary sacrifice. By definition, however, goals are motivating, spurring you on in your efforts. 5 Tips…

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It has become increasingly popular to bring on interim executives as temporary alternatives to permanent C-suite hires.  Interim executives are precisely what they sound like — a temporary, executive-level leader. Various reasons can spark the need for hiring an interim leader, such as – An unexpected departure in management.  A significant transition within the company.…

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Many accounting professionals aspire to have an office in the C-suite someday. Having been a numbers-cruncher throughout their career, a move to CFO may seem the logical next step. But is it? Is a love of computing and finesse for finances enough to open doors to an executive position? And if those doors do open,…

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Perhaps our previous blog, To Quit – Or Not to Quit – That is the Question, spurred you to take action and make some changes in your employment. That’s great, and it leads to the next question, “Do you want a new job within your industry, or is it time for a career change?” Evaluation…

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