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Leadership Spotlight: Kimberly Hardy, Shareholder, Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A.

Brianna JohnsonMore By This AuthorIn this leadership spotlight, we introduce you to Kim Hardy, Shareholder at Matthews, Cutrer & Lindsay, P.A. I had the pleasure of meeting Kim when we both participated in the 2013-14 class of our Transformational Leadership Program™ (TLP). Kim had great passion for her in-firm project during the program, which was […]
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Anytime, Anywhere Work™ Survey Says Measure Differently to Flex Time

Tamera LoerzelMore By This AuthorIn the recent IPA/ConvergenceCoaching Road to Retention survey, an astounding 60% of the over 723 young accounting professionals we surveyed said the element of work they least enjoy is the hours.  As firms continue to move towards a flexible work environment, one of the biggest challenges is around this “time” paradigm. […]
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34 to 40 year-old CPA Professionals Tell Firm Leaders What They Need

Christina CamaraMore By This AuthorAs firms help their young professional staff gain expertise and knowledge about the profession, our research shows that they may be looking for the door instead of the next step up the ladder. Recruiting college graduates is a challenge unto itself, but once these young people are hired, its critical to […]
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Two Times the Benefits with Anytime, Anywhere Work™

Renee MoeldersMore By This AuthorEarlier this year, we launched a survey to collect information on the adoption of flexible work initiatives, or what we call Anytime, Anywhere Work™ programs within public accounting firms. We were pleased in this third year of conducting the survey to receive 160 distinct responses from firms ranging in size from […]
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What Gender Issue?

Jennifer WilsonMore By This AuthorMany question whether a gender issue exists in our profession. I did not expect to encounter this issue as part of the INSIDE Public Accounting/ConvergenceCoaching research study, “The Road to Retention: Motivators and Drivers for Young Public Accounting Professionals.” What I anticipated was generationally-focused feedback highlighting the differences between mature and […]
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