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Is Your Firm Future-Ready?

By 2025, millennials will account for 75 percent of the global workplace, according to Forbes.  As digital natives, this population is breaking up complacency, bringing new technology tools, along with an increase in expectations in having more control regarding how and when they work.  But here’s the good news: according to JB Training Solutions, 41 percent of Generation Z said a mid‑sized company is their ideal work environment. However, instead of cubicles and individual offices, collaborative, team‑oriented workspaces rule, encouraging …Read More

Learn to Code Quickly with Online Courses

Sole Proprietors and Small CPA Firms Should Learn to Code! Investing the time to learn even a basic knowledge of code and coding can be very helpful. Not only will you be able to communicate your needs more effectively to developers and get better and more efficient results, but you’ll be more self-sufficient. Being able to make small tweaks on your own website, rather than having to hire a developer, …Read More

Offshoring and The Accounting Firm of the Future

Is ‘offshoring’ in your firm’s future? (EXCERPTS FROM RECENT ARTICLE BY ROB NIXON OF Panalitix) The accounting firm of the future has a local team who are customer-facing (nurturing, sales and advice) and everything else (back office and processing) is handled by offshoring. There are three compelling reasons why this makes sense: An abundance of labor A labor force who are supremely qualified A lower cost structure Let’s take the Philippines …Read More

Recruiting for CPA Firm Succession Planning

Recruiting New Employees The following is an excerpt describing how CPA firms are recruiting for succession planning.  Good read for forward thinking firms. Accounting firms are looking to bring in younger employees to fill their ranks as older Baby Boomer partners start to retire, but they have to offer the right enticements if their succession planning is going to work. ”With busy season behind them, now is a good time …Read More

If You Use Web Hosting…

This is a seriously good deal. BlueHost (serving over 2 million web hosting users) doesn’t offer discounts to its current users because the default prices are already very competitive.  I can’t receive the new user discount, but I was told that any new users signing up for Bluehost Web Hosting for ONE DAY ONLY on AUGUST 9, 2016 will receive a monthly rate of $2.95 for 12 months — much …Read More

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