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Jun 7 2018

Millennial Strategies For Relating to Baby Boomer Clients

2018-06-07T08:46:40-05:00June 7th, 2018|Communication, Leadership, Next Generation, Personal Development, Retention Strategies, Succession|

In 2019, Millennials will surpass the Baby Boomers as the largest living generation. Congratulations, my fellow Gen Y’ers – we are so close to officially having our reign! All kidding aside, many of us Millennials are at a turning point in our careers as we move into bigger leadership roles and take over longstanding client [...]

Apr 27 2018

Five Flex Forward Insights

2018-04-27T09:14:06-05:00April 27th, 2018|Anytime Anywhere Work™, Current Affairs, HR/Organizational Development, Retention Strategies|

This week, we launched our ConvergenceCoaching® 2018 Anytime, Anywhere Work™ Survey, where we gather input from public accounting firms about their adoption of flexible work practices. We’re huge proponents of these programs because we have been operating in a 100% flexible and virtual environment for the last 18 years and have experienced first-hand the benefits [...]

Jan 30 2018

Becoming a Flex-Forward Firm

2018-01-30T12:07:53-06:00January 30th, 2018|Anytime Anywhere Work™, HR/Organizational Development, Next Generation, Recruiting, Retention Strategies|

At ConvergenceCoaching, we’re huge proponents of flexible work programs, or what we like to call Anytime, Anywhere Work™ programs. We’ve been operating in a flexible, virtual environment ourselves for almost 18 years and the strategies we use to keep our team connected and operating efficiently are the same ones we teach to our clients. Philosophically, [...]

Oct 20 2017

Three Keys To A Safe And Inclusive Environment

2017-10-20T09:53:29-05:00October 20th, 2017|Current Affairs, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development, Retention Strategies|

I’m confronted by the major news story centered around a senior leader who engaged in unacceptable behaviors across two decades. It’s resulted in a cascade of additional victims sharing their own experiences with the same type of bad behavior - some directly related to the organization in question and others related to their own experiences [...]

Aug 30 2017

Invest in Your People with Intentionality

2019-10-28T17:14:08-05:00August 30th, 2017|Leadership, Next Generation, Personal Development, Retention Strategies|

I have recently started tuning out the noise of the political discourse when watching the evening news clips. I find myself asking how we got here and in turn how we have an educated, successful business man elected as president, who does not seem to relate to the people of our great country. I can’t [...]

Apr 26 2017

Leadership Spotlight: Chris Roberts, Director of Talent Management, Mazars USA LLP

2017-04-26T08:28:13-05:00April 26th, 2017|HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Personal Development, Retention Strategies|

We are excited to introduce you to Chris Roberts, Director of Talent Management at Mazars USA LLP, who is the focus of this issue of Leadership Spotlight. Chris leads the talent management and employee experience for his firm, taking a fresh look at the firm’s talent practices to ensure they support an evolving workforce and [...]

Mar 30 2017

Gen Z: An Introduction to the Next Wave of Talent

2017-03-30T15:49:24-05:00March 30th, 2017|Current Affairs, HR/Organizational Development, Next Generation, Recruiting, Retention Strategies|

When it comes to talent, practice management and impacting forces, the buzzword heard round the leadership table has been “Millennial” for quite some time. Now, we’re beginning to hear murmurs about Generation Z and the impact they’ll make. As a Millennial myself, I’m hyperaware of the various stereotypes of my age cohort, so I’ll admit [...]

Mar 14 2017

Buy-in to the Benefits of Mature Hires — Even as Beginners

2017-03-14T10:09:34-05:00March 14th, 2017|HR/Organizational Development, Recruiting, Retention Strategies|

Earlier this year while training first year staff at a national training conference for a Top 15 firm, I was struck by the diversity in my classes, including women and men, people from all cultures and backgrounds, as well as non-natives to the United States. What really caught my eye, however, was the span of [...]

Feb 16 2017

The Biggest Barrier to Anytime, Anywhere Work™ – Sludge

2017-02-16T08:40:09-06:00February 16th, 2017|Anytime Anywhere Work™, HR/Organizational Development, Leadership, Next Generation, Retention Strategies|

More Results from Our 2016 Anytime, Anywhere Work™ (ATAWW™) Survey Technology. Client acceptance. Training new staff members. Accessibility and responsiveness. These are just some of the objections firm leaders give for resisting virtual work environments. However, we believe – and have seen – that all of these issues are generally tactical and not that difficult [...]

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