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11/17/2017

Employees need a clear understanding of the company strategy to perform their best, writes David Grossman. Leaders should check the health of their communication process to ensure employees are getting the information they need.

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David Grossman
11/17/2017

Searches on job site Indeed for the term "no experience required" have increased 1,140% during the past year, topping searches for technology jobs, which are up 467%, and searches for work-from-home jobs, which have risen 385%. The increase might stem from growing focus on automation, HR Senior Vice President Paul Wolfe says.

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Money magazine
11/17/2017

The House of Representatives has passed its tax-reform bill in a 227-205 vote. The bill would reduce the number of individual tax brackets, lower the corporate income tax rate and make many other significant changes to the Internal Revenue Code.

11/17/2017

The Senate Finance Committee has approved a Republican-sponsored tax bill in a 14-12 party line vote, sending the plan to the full Senate.

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CNN, The Hill
11/17/2017

The IF function might be the most important function in Excel for users who create financial models. Here are some valuable ways to use the IF function to solve common problems.

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CGMA Magazine online
11/17/2017

Drillable financial statements enable readers to instantly view related or supporting data, creating a user-friendly experience.

11/17/2017

Blockchain technology is so much more than digital currency. And it has the potential to change the way CPAs work. Find out exactly how your day to day could look totally different.

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AICPA Insights
11/17/2017

The ability to negotiate does not come naturally to everyone, but it is an important skill for succeeding in the business world. This article offers five tips for success in your next negotiation.

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Forbes
11/16/2017

Traders, brokers and money managers in the US are largely unprepared for Europe's revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. The regulation is expected to be felt in the US.

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US, Europe
11/16/2017

"Courage means many things to many people," writes IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers, "so thinking about it and discussing it with others you trust can help you reinforce your moral foundation." In his latest blog, Chambers considers several attributes of courage based on an article from Psychology Today.

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Richard Chambers