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Accounting Grad Hiring, Enrollment DeclinesRead the rest of this entry »
"Increased demand for technology skills is shifting the accounting firm hiring model," says the CEO of the AICPA. "This is leading to more non-accounting graduates being hired, particularly in the audit function."
The organization released its annual Trends Report yesterday. It shows an 11% decline in the hiring of new accounting graduates, while firms have increased their hiring of non-accountants by the same percentage. Some of the increase ...
Medical Schools Fear Residency ShortageRead the rest of this entry »
Concerned about the potential of a physician shortage, in 2006 the Association of American Medical Colleges called on medical schools to increase their first year student enrollment 30%. A dozen years later, the goal was realized when the Association's annual enrollment survey found 21,622 new med students. Enrollment in osteopathic medical schools also increased, reaching 8,124 first year students enrolled for the 2018-2019 year.
Now there's a new ...
The Drivers Behind Accounting's Cultural ChangeRead the rest of this entry »
A cultural shift is underway in the accounting profession, driven by market demands, digitalization and the influx of younger workers who have expectations toward work different from a firm's more senior members.
A recently released survey of 3,000 accounting professionals from North America, Europe and Australia examines the changes in accountancy and the underlying reasons for them. Writing in the foreward of the report sponsored by the accounting software ...
Majority of Corporate Tax Professionals are AutomatingRead the rest of this entry »
A survey of senior corporate tax professionals by Ernst & Young found more than 6 out of 10 have adopted new technologies to improve efficiency and enhance their data analytics.
“In this transformative age, disruptive technologies such as AI and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) have already changed the face of tax functions,” said Marna Ricker, EY Americas Vice Chair of Tax Services. “This technology enables tax professionals to spend more ...
Quants, Researchers Are the Most SatisfiedRead the rest of this entry »
Smile if you're a quant or a researcher. They're the two most rewarding jobs in finance.
That's the somewhat surprising result of a still ongoing survey by eFinancialCareers. Some other jobs in banking may pay better -- M&A and finance, for instance. But the intellectual stimulation of research more than makes up for any paycheck differences.
According to the survey, satisfaction by quants and researchers reached 6.5 and 6.6 ...
PwC Tops List of 50 Best Accounting FirmsRead the rest of this entry »
For the seventh year in a row, PwC ranks first in the annual Vault survey of the country's top 50 accounting firms.
The global accounting and business consulting firm also earned the top spots in two of the several areas that together determine the overall top ranking. PwC was first in the rankings for Prestige and Business Outlook.
Deloitte ranked a close second. KPMG came in third, followed by Grant ...
Pay and Slow Hiring Are Top Barriers For Tech ManagersRead the rest of this entry »
When it comes to hiring tech talent, salary and a slow hiring process are the top two barriers, say tech leaders.
A survey of some 2,800 IT decision makers in 28 leading markets found just about a quarter of them agreeing their compensation isn't as good as what candidates can get from their competitors. Almost as many -- 22% -- complained that the time it takes to make an offer is ...
Who's the Most Romantic? Not HRRead the rest of this entry »
For a profession many believe is full of "people persons" with a "touchy feely" approach, human resources isn't even close when it comes to romancing their loved one today.
According to a Valentine's survey (there's a survey about everything) of 2,784 of office workers, 60% of human resources professionals will do something special with that special someone. We don't know what the other 40% will be doing, but if ...
4 Issues Holding AI Back In Life SciencesRead the rest of this entry »
There's hardly an industry that artificial intelligence hasn't touched. In one form or another -- machine learning, chatbots and predictive analytics, for example -- AI is rapidly becoming a part of all technologies. The life sciences are no exception, though many professionals believe the industry is lagging in its adoption of AI.
Last summer's survey by The Pistoia Alliance found 42% of life sciences professionals doubting that AI has yet proven its ...
Q1 Hiring Plans Are Strongest In YearsRead the rest of this entry »
The stock market may be seesawing, but employers are still bullish on hiring. Two recent surveys of hiring intention both pointed to strong plans by employers to add staff in the first quarter of this new year.
Manpower's long running Employment Outlook, based on a survey of 12,500 employers, shows 23% expect to add headcount between now and the end of March. Seasonally adjusted basis that comes out to ...