Human capital

Studies show that a diverse workforce is a more productive, more profitable one. Establishing a strong diversity and inclusion program takes time, effort, and, above all, commitment from top leadership. Use these guidelines when structuring a D&I program.

A college professor and CPA shares advice on keeping learning interesting and keeping listeners engaged, even when in-person sessions are not possible.

Firms can maximize the benefits of continuing education by creating a process that directs staff to take courses that best meet their own needs and the needs of the firm.

Holding a leadership conference for college students can help firms build valuable relationships and aid in recruiting, according to Barrett Simonis, CPA.

Mike Schneider, East Region Managing Partner, Audit for KPMG LLP, offered insights into how the firm is dealing with the changes to its workplaces while continuing to serve clients.

The culture of a workplace, be that in a company or an accounting firm, determines how employees and customers are treated, says Stephanie Creary. To assess how racism is a factor requires open, frank conversations and leaders willing to listen and learn what they probably didn’t know.

Women are more likely to succeed if they have role models, are able to find sponsors, and receive opportunities for training and high-profile assignments. Panelists at ENGAGE 2020 also discussed how barriers to advancement are intensified for women of color.

Firms planning to reopen their offices in the near future share what steps they’re taking first, and offer advice for other organizations that have made the difficult decision to return to in-person work.

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to rapidly ramp up their reliance on remote work, and many employees will continue to work from home even after offices reopen. Jim Boomer, CPA/CITP, and Jessica Battaglia share advice for crafting a long-term remote work strategy.

A surge in passion on issues of racial justice, diversity and inclusion has led to opportunities for CPAs to lead meaningful change. Members of the AICPA National Commission on Diversity and Inclusion share best practices for CPAs who are eager to support change.

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