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Deloitte Will Be Ringing Today’s Closing Bell at Nasdaq

Try to contain your excitement. Deloitte, in celebration of their Technology Fast 500 program, visits the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Leaders from their Greater Washington practice will be joined…

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QOTD: “The Robots Are Not Coming For Your Jobs, They’re Coming For Your Tasks”

That's Dan Black, Global Talent Acquisition Leader at EY, in an interview with HR Grapevine. Q. We’ve seen high-profile cases of AI-related layoffs. How do you protect employees as you…

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KPMG Beat the Credit Suisse Lawsuit

Ding dong, the Credit Suisse shareholder lawsuit against KPMG is dead. 11 people at KPMG are celebrating today as the firm, them, and 29 people who worked at Credit Suisse…

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Is PwC Cooking Up Another Big Rebranding?

TLDR: PwC has engaged McCann as global creative agency, their current logo is 14 years old, and the tax scandal that originated at PwC Australia has done real damage to…

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Deloitte’s Second Service Doggo Is All Grown Up

*Article image is of some other dogs found on a stock image site, I needed an excuse to scroll more dog pics this morning. Happened to see this on the…

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Oxford Study Finds Workplace Wellness Programs Do Diddly Squat For Mental Health

In "Employee well-being outcomes from individual-level mental health interventions: Cross-sectional evidence from the United Kingdom" published in Industrial Relations Journal, wellbeing enthusiast and researcher Dr. William Fleming has found that…

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Let’s Discuss Bathroom Etiquette Now That We’re Returning to the Office

Perhaps this post is long overdue and should have been written at least two years ago when the professional workforce began returning to the office post-pandemic but better late than…

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Accounting Ranks First In Something Good For Once

It's possible this is just clickbait and thinly veiled advertising for remote recruiters (*sweats nervously*) but according to CNBC Make It, "accountant" is "the number one in-demand remote job companies…

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Stat of the Day: 42% of Firms Are Turning Down Work Because There’s No One to Do It

That's according to preliminary results from the CPA Trendlines Outlook 2024 Emerging Issues, Opportunities and Trends survey which you can take here. While this may seem like a scary statistic…

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Condoms Are Tax Deductible If You Blow Dudes For a Living and Other Tax Advice for SWs

Washington Post published an intriguing piece on Friday entitled "The prostitute nudging sex workers to file their taxes" and it is everything you'd expect it to be based solely on…

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Friendly Reminder to Double-Check Your ChatGPT Output Today

So apparently ChatGPT went psychotic some time yesterday with multiple users on r/chatgpt reporting issues ranging from entertaining to terrifying. The incident is a reminder to not blindly rely on…

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a large robot with foot in the air, small robot underneath, automation

QOTD: “The Robots Are Not Coming For Your Jobs, They’re Coming For Your Tasks”

That's Dan Black, Global Talent Acquisition Leader at EY, in an interview with HR Grapevine. Q. We’ve seen high-profile cases of AI-related layoffs. How do you protect employees as you…

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Another Accounting Firm Has Had Its Data Breached

Just when you think "hacker" stock photos couldn't get any dumber. This is not a practical outfit for hacking activities, come on. Without bothering to search our archive of 16,000+…

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What Data Was This Weirdo Staff Trying to Steal From Colleagues’ Phones and Laptops?

How come the stock photo hackers are always wearing hats indoors and surrounded by vape clouds? As if public accountants didn't have enough to worry about, local WLNS of Lansing,…

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AI Probably Won’t Be Taking Over All the Inventory Counts Any Time Soon

In the working paper "Beyond AI Exposure: Which Tasks are Cost-Effective to Automate with Computer Vision?" [PDF] MIT researchers with funding from MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab looked into the potential…

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The Job Ghosting Is Getting Out of Hand

Remember when millennials were entering the workforce 15-20 years ago and the business rags were gassing up HR talking about how not loyal they all are? Millennials can breathe a…

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Top Accounting Candidate of the week

Top Remote Accounting Candidates: February 15, 2024

Are you struggling to hire remote accountants, CAS, auditors, or tax professionals right for your firm or internal team? Accountingfly is ready to partner with you! Gain full access to…

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Top Remote Accounting Freelancers: February 3, 2024

Looking to staff up for a season or hire a freelancer for a project? Accountingfly is ready to partner with you! Gain full access to a pool of highly skilled…

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From Felon to Firm Owner: A Redemption Story

Scott Scarano is not your typical accounting firm owner. With his hip-hop hats, silver chains, and rapper persona, he looks more like a SoundCloud artist than a buttoned-up businessman. Yet…

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10 Essential Project Management Principles for Accounting Firms

Every accounting firm struggles with project management, with smaller practices that are rapidly expanding taking the brunt of the damage. As your firm adds new clients, takes on more work,…

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Withum Gets Marcum’d By the PCAOB

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) announced today it sanctioned WithumSmith+Brown for violations of PCAOB rules and quality control standards related to those goddamn SPACs to the tune of…

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screenshot of some wacky ChatGPT output

Friendly Reminder to Double-Check Your ChatGPT Output Today

So apparently ChatGPT went psychotic some time yesterday with multiple users on r/chatgpt reporting issues ranging from entertaining to terrifying. The incident is a reminder to not blindly rely on…

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Layoff Watch ’24: The Canadian Version of the AICPA Cuts One Fifth of Its Workforce

TLDR: CPA Canada is laying off 20 percent of its workforce because CPA Ontario and CPA Quebec are exiting the organization and taking their many members with them. Normally a…

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Deloitte offices in downtown San Jose

Deloitte Will Be Ringing Today’s Closing Bell at Nasdaq

Try to contain your excitement. Deloitte, in celebration of their Technology Fast 500 program, visits the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Leaders from their Greater Washington practice will be joined…

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Why Is Everyone Chattering About KPMG Acquiring Rothstein Kass?

Over the weekend, we began hearing rumors of a KPMG/Rothstein Kass merger. Rather, a somewhat upset individual sent us this:As discussed and expected in the 2013 layoffs thread here about…

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Here’s Your Open Thread for EY Compensation Discussions (2015)

There's been a steady stream of tips coming in for the last week about EY comp discussions starting today and we understand that people are anxious.Here's how one tipster put…

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Here’s Your Open Thread for EY Compensation Discussions (2014)

Yes, we know this is early but the natives are getting restless, as evidenced by our inboxes:EY compensation and promotion talks have began in the NY areaWe reached out to…

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Here’s Your Open Thread for EY Compensation Discussions (2013)

The time has finally come for employees of all Black and Yellow stripes to discuss their financial satisfaction (or lack thereof) for this year. There's seems to have been quite a…

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KPMG Beat the Credit Suisse Lawsuit

Ding dong, the Credit Suisse shareholder lawsuit against KPMG is dead. 11 people at KPMG are celebrating today as the firm, them, and 29 people who worked at Credit Suisse…

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an adorable pile of dogs

Deloitte’s Second Service Doggo Is All Grown Up

*Article image is of some other dogs found on a stock image site, I needed an excuse to scroll more dog pics this morning. Happened to see this on the…

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PwC UK Partners Teach Young Hires an Important Lesson: “We Don’t Care About You”

Across the pond, a batch of recent graduates who were no doubt thrilled to get picked up by PwC in 2022 are now discovering an important life lesson: When it…

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Top Remote Accounting Candidates: February 15, 2024

Are you struggling to hire remote accountants, CAS, auditors, or tax professionals right for your firm or internal team? Accountingfly is ready to partner with you! Gain full access to…

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Top Remote Accounting Freelancers: February 3, 2024

Looking to staff up for a season or hire a freelancer for a project? Accountingfly is ready to partner with you! Gain full access to a pool of highly skilled…

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10 Essential Project Management Principles for Accounting Firms

Every accounting firm struggles with project management, with smaller practices that are rapidly expanding taking the brunt of the damage. As your firm adds new clients, takes on more work,…

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6 Ways Email is Secretly Destroying Your Accounting Firm

Email: The word itself sounds innocent, doesn't it? Kind of like "snail mail," but faster, sleeker, and without the slimy trail. But don't be fooled—email is secretly a sinister beast,…

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