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6/15/2018

Leaders might be tempted to fire employees who procrastinate, but this means letting go of otherwise talented individuals. Instead, try these seven tips for managing procrastinators.

6/15/2018

Better planning and more efficient processes and procedures can help accountants, auditors and firms gain more profit from attest engagements, consultant Alan Anderson, CPA, said at the AICPA ENGAGE 2018 conference.

6/15/2018

For firms embracing the automation age, artificial intelligence requires smart thinking and human wisdom, Boomer Consulting's Arianna Campbell and Marc Staut said at the AICPA ENGAGE 2018 conference.

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6/15/2018

As competition among firms increases, find out from practitioners how to get the best staff members and keep them.

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The Tax Adviser
6/15/2018

Introverts and extroverts have different work styles. Learn about each group's preferences for collaboration, communication and idea generation to improve relationships with co-workers.

6/15/2018

Creating content can be a great way to make a name for yourself on the job. CPA and blogger Chris Wittich shares his best advice for getting started.

6/15/2018

Technology offers great benefits to the accounting profession, such as the potential to automate rote tasks. However, these advances create risk that needs to be managed properly.

6/15/2018

Schulz was head of corporate development, strategy, and mergers and acquisitions. He joined the Volkswagen subsidiary last year.

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MarketWatch
6/15/2018

Russian Railways, the Moscow Metro and other organizations offered training ahead of the World Cup to teach employees to smile more. Westerners tend to think Russians unfriendly because they smile infrequently, psychologist Elnara Mustafina says.

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6/14/2018

What is internal audit's role when the organization is picking up the pieces of a significant risk management failure? "The circumstances of each debacle dictate the particular role internal audit plays," writes Richard Chambers, IIA president and CEO. Chambers presents a few preventive and reactive roles to consider.

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