Posts tagged with 'trends'
4 Trends That Are Reshaping the Accounting ProfessionRead the rest of this entry »
Four major trends that have been an undercurrent in the accounting profession for the last few years, are now about to reshape the industry's future, upending traditional practices from how firms earn money to the people they'll be hiring.
Reporting on a panel discussion at Rainmaker’s 2017 SuperConference, an article on AccountingToday said the panelists agreed that though the profession faced more than two dozen different challenges ...
Pharma and Biotech Often Turn to Search Firms For HelpRead the rest of this entry »
When companies need specialized talent or are having a hard time filling in-demand jobs, they often turn to executive search firms like Green Key Resources for help. While all industries use search firms, companies in sectors where the specialized talent is especially limited and highly sought after are the ones most often engaging search firm help.
A just released report says pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies regularly call on search firms ...
A Look at the Tech Trends Affecting AccountingRead the rest of this entry »
The accounting industry is not a reluctant technology adopter, but it is a cautious one.
“CPA firms have become too comfortable with just staying with what they have and not dealing with change,” Brian Tankersley, CPA/CITP, CGMA, told the Journal of Accountancy. While that may be so, change is coming, driven by advances in technology and the simple need to become more efficient.
A technology consultant to the industry ...
Vegan Fast-Casual, A NYC TrendWhat's the hottest new trend in fast-casual dining, itself a hot trend sweeping the nation?Read the rest of this entry »
Vegan. And its birthplace is New York City.
Now you might suspect, and rightly so, that vegan has been a California staple for years. So how is it that NYC is suddenly challenging the Golden State by making vegan dining trendy?
It's not that vegan fast-casual was first conceived in Gotham. As USA ...
How the New Health Economy is Changing PharmaDeclaring that we're in a "New Health Economy," the global consulting firm PwC says life sciences and drug companies are facing multiple new challenges that are turning old business models on their head.Read the rest of this entry »
There are "three pivotal healthcare and pharma industry developments... that pharma companies must confront in 2017," says PwC in an article on the firm's Strategy& site. As Pwc describes them, the three are:
- The year ...
2017 Is Going to Be the Year of the JobseekerFor any job seeker who's fallen victim to recruiting's black hole -- submitting a resume only to hear nothing -- it may be hard to believe that a quarter of all employers get few or no applicants.Read the rest of this entry »
That's one finding in a massive global survey of some 42,000 employers. Couple that with a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that job openings reached an all-time ...
The Internet of Things Is Coming to Your HouseThis is the time of year when the internet is full of predictions and forecasts about what's ahead in 2017. But what's ahead for the Internet itself?Read the rest of this entry »
We'll get a look at that future next month at the mammoth Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. What we'll see is that the Internet of Things (IoT) is making its way into homes at breakneck speed.
A Look at the 'Disruptors' CPAs Will Grapple With In 2017Five "disruptors" will be shaping the business environment next year, influencing the types of issues accountants will be confronting.Read the rest of this entry »
Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor, chair of the board of directors of the American Institute of CPAs, listed them as 5 "T"s: Technology, Trust, Transformation, Transition and Talent. In her article in the AICPA Insights, she said these changes are "coming at us faster than ever."
Here's what she had to ...
An 8-Point Plan For HR to Have Business ImpactWhen The Conference Board surveyed the most senior business leaders in the nation on their top challenges, human capital came out on top. For human resource leaders, that might seem like a good thing. After years of trying to get the attention of CEOs, now, HR has.Read the rest of this entry »
But there's another, less benign way of looking at that, says HR management professor, consultant and thought leader, Dr. John Sullivan. Being ...
Searching For Office Admin Jobs? Use the Right KeywordIf you're looking for a job in office administration, how quickly you find one may depend on what keywords you use in your search.Read the rest of this entry »
Executive assistant may sound more impressive than administrative assistant, but often enough, the terms are used interchangeably. They shouldn't be, we agree. An executive assistant works directly for a CEO or other top business executive or manager. An administrative assistant will handle many of ...