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6 ways marketing can help you recruit rock stars
Developing and implementing a solid recruiting/retention marketing strategy takes deliberate effort, but the sooner you start the sooner you will begin to see payoffs.

5 ways empathetic leadership can make digital transformation real [MNCPA]
Being more empathetic will not only help companies rebound from the last two years, it will also enable them to find their authentic voice and become an unstoppable force in technology and business.

Breaking myths about neurodiversity
Neurodiversity has always been around, but we’re only just starting to realize how we can support neurodiverse people and take advantage of their skills.

Managing your EX (employee experience) [MNCPA]
In a tight labor market, the employee experience becomes a major part of your recruitment and retention strategy. Employers must define and articulate what makes them stand out from other employers.

Opportunities lie ahead for the profession [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Communication drives everything [MNCPA]
Adapt your communication style to meet others where they are.

Business as unusual
Employers are faced with changing traditional ways of addressing employment issues and short-term solutions are not likely to help.

The importance of employer branding [MNCPA]
A dive into what an employer brand is, how to build your employer branding strategy and how to promote it to attract high-quality candidates.

Add HRAs to your client’s tax planning toolkit
With a wage war in many sectors, what more can employers provide to tip the balance for staff retention?

Ready to be a healthier human? [MNCPA]
Prioritize yourself so you can unleash your leadership potential.

How to prevent turnover when introducing your ‘new normal’ [MNCPA]
It’s time to prepare for a long-anticipated but more gradual shift to the workplace of the future.

MNCPA honors 10 individuals with awards [MNCPA]
In a time of uncertainty, it’s nice to recognize a never-wavering certainty: MNCPA members continue to accomplish the extraordinary.

The life and times of a networking zealot [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

How can you take constructive action understanding Minnesota Nice, diversity, equity and inclusion? [MNCPA]
What steps can you take regarding niceness at work? This article provides you with insights to help you be further educated and action items to help you going forward.

Take care of yourself, each other [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Who was Dorothy Vaughan and what can you learn from her leadership?
Vaughan overcame gender and racial barriers to become a respected leader at NASA during the space race of the 1960s and 1970s.

As organizations move back to work, what does ‘the new normal’ look like? [MNCPA]
The pandemic required employers to rethink office and work arrangements. Employers are also were faced with demographic, economic, cultural and technological changes.

Can we have the best of both worlds? [MNCPA]
Hybrid work may be a win-win for employees and employers.

ESOPs: It’s not always about the money
There are also many ways in which an ESOP can meet the nonfinancial goals of a business owner.

Keeping fresh: How to prevent burnout [MNCPA]
Burnout among CPAs and financial professionals happens when people are in a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. 

We can never go back to before [MNCPA]
Now is the time to start thinking about a different normal in the workplace. The future of retaining — and recruiting — staff may depend on it.

Acknowledging the good in challenging times [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Upheaval and resilience: The path to accounting amid COVID-19 [MNCPA]
The COVID-19 pandemic will cast a long shadow on our world in ways that even the best futurists have failed to consider. We just don’t know what we don’t know.

Flexibility and the workplace of the future: What does that mean? [MNCPA]
Here’s the bottom line as you prepare to lead the workplace of the future: Creating flexibility by design gives your organization a better chance of success than allowing flexibility with ambiguity.

Small, but mighty: Combating microaggressions [MNCPA]
Everyday verbal and nonverbal insults, known as microaggressions, are negatively effecting how we interact with each other.

Workplace holiday parties in the virtual world
Holiday parties will be handled differently this year. Here's what you should consider.

Succession planning best practices
Succession planning today is more complex for professional services firms than it was 15 years ago.

Advancement of women in public accounting [MNCPA]
Women continue to be underrepresented in the leadership of public accounting firms and are not progressing to the top of the profession at the same rate as their male counterparts. 

Staff connectivity ideas in the age of COVID-19 [MNCPA]
As many CPAs will share, having time to connect with your peers and refresh is a pillar as important to the process as the W-2 and a direct line to an IRS advocate.

How to overcome screen fatigue [MNCPA]
We are faced with a behemoth of challenges as we face this “new normal.” Yes, we’re talking screen fatigue, perhaps better known as Zoom fatigue.

What’s in a title? Look beyond status [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Business Perspective: Salo [MNCPA]
Crises are nothing new for career consultants. After all, organizations often bring in consultants when they have big, hairy, complicated problems to solve and little time to solve them.

Home or office: Managing employee stress [MNCPA]
The new normal may be anything but normal, and the playbook remains to be written.

Tax reform and the role of tech, two years in [MNCPA]
Following the TCJA, tax technology is evolving to help companies meet new requirements in such areas as data management and analytics, calculations and reporting.

Dealing with return-to-work stress
As more workers transition back to the office, what can organizations do to plan for a safe, comfortable transition?

25 firm growth opportunities for 2020 and beyond
With the COVID-19 pandemic changing everything we do and how we do it, I thought it would be appropriate to share with you 25 growth ideas that are always timely no matter what the situation.

2020: The year of embracing change [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

The value of neurodiversity
Neurodiversity is a term that recognizes certain individuals' brains function differently and includes people on the autism spectrum, as well as those with dyslexia or ADHD, among other conditions.

Getting back to the office during the COVID-19 pandemic
For most employees, the future is not circling a “return-to-work” situation, but rather a return-to-the office one. This produces a variety of emotional reactions, ranging from relief and eagerness to see your peers in the flesh, to concern about contracting COVID-19 and how restrictive the office setting may be.

Nothing is status quo during the COVID-19 pandemic, including how you communicate
Do a communications gut check. Take five minutes to audit yourself and reflect on whether you’ve communicated with the audiences most important to you lately and, if so, how

Going beyond the basics [MNCPA]
Your organization may have a good foundation for diversity, equity and inclusion, but what's next?

So, what does being a partner mean?
Partners are the culture in a professional service firm — what they believe, what they reward, what they do and how they do it determines what and how things get done.

4 tactics for effective change management in the multigenerational workplace [MNCPA]
Managers are progressively tasked with mastering change management. Success depends on how well finance leaders support these changes within their teams.

COVID-19, disaster planning guidance for employers [MNCPA]
Whether for the COVID-19 pandemic or a future disaster, make sure your office has a plan in place to keep operations going.

Culture is key in today’s marketplace [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Adapting your firm in a time of a pandemic
Here are 10 actions your firm can take in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Making teleworking work in a time of crisis
With the spread of COVID-19, which is the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, many employers who have not previously implemented telecommuting/work from home (WFH) arrangements, are being forced to offer WFH arrangements.

In a political world, what topics can be banned in the office?
Given the current highly charged political environment, employers and employees alike may also be wondering: What, if any, political and other conversations in the workplace is acceptable or appropriate?

Generation who cares? [MNCPA]
Do generational differences really matter? Consider these thoughts to address the situation in your office.

Tis the season, but watch out for the Grinch at holiday parties
Many organizations are planning holiday parties — onsite and offsite — to thank employees for their hard work, celebrate the season and build employee morale. Not to be a Scrooge, but there are key issues to be aware of to avoid potential litigation and employee relation issues.

She said/she said [MNCPA]
We sat down to chat with a mentor and mentee from Deloitte about how both people can benefit from the relationship and experience of mentoring.

Addressing the frogs in your life [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

Build a virtual CPA firm in 5 steps
Follow these steps to build your firm with technology.

Keys to workplace happiness
Happiness at work is something nearly everyone wants, but it can be challenging to achieve.

Advice from managing partners on leadership
If you are a new leader or a seasoned one, here is some advice for you. 

Giving thanks in trying times [MNCPA]
Get insight and news from MNCPA leadership about the organization and professional issues.

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