Posts tagged with 'trends'
Job Growth 'Slow, But Steady'Read the rest of this entry »
Solid, but slow job growth through the end of the year, is the prediction of the non-profit business group, The Conference Board.
The Board released its monthly Employment Trends Index Monday, which showed a rise of 1.68 from June's 109.3 reading. The Index now stands at 110.98.
“The Employment Trends Index increased in July but continues to hover around a flat trend since the summer of 2018 ...
Employers Will Get Serious About Health Care Costs In 2019Read the rest of this entry »
Last month, we blogged about the broad trends the healthcare industry will contend with in 2019. These include the accelerating shift to value-based care, predictive analytics and big data and the emergence of Asia as a center of innovation.
But there are trends and changes that will directly impact employers and their employees.
Employee Benefit News says 2019 will be the year employers flex their muscle either alone -- if they're ...
Ahead for Accounting: Automation, Competition and DisruptionRead the rest of this entry »
Accountants who read our blog post this week about what 2019 holds for the healthcare industry will notice some of the same themes in today's post about the trends the accounting profession will see next year. Automation, analytics, blockchain and continued disruption to accounting's traditional business model are in the profession's future, just as they are for healthcare, different forms, of course.
Writing on CPA Practice Advisor, accounting consultant and ...
8 Predictions for Healthcare In 2019Read the rest of this entry »
What's ahead for the healthcare industry in 2019?
A Frost & Sullivan look ahead offers a mix of the predictable -- AI continues to make inroads -- and the surprising -- healthcare will become an important vertical in voice applications.
Writing in Forbes, Reenita Das, a partner and VP of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Frost & Sullivan, makes 8 healthcare predictions for next year, with the most far-reaching being the globalization of ...
Gartner's 10 Tech TrendsRead the rest of this entry »
In one way or another, artificial intelligence and automation will dominate nearly everything in tech next year.
At its annual conference last month, global research firm Gartner detailed 10 key tech trends it expects will have "substantial disruptive potential." Some of these, like drones and self-driving cars, which the firm lists under the heading "Autonomous Things," are familiar. "Quantum Computing," on the other hand, still seems like ...
It's a Pivotal Time For Human ResourcesRead the rest of this entry »
Human resources professionals are finally sitting at executive tables all across the country. Now they need to take advantage of their new found influence to cement their position and deliver results.
That message was delivered loud and clear at the annual conference of the Society of Human Resource Management in Chicago this week. In his opening address Sunday, SHRM president and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. said, “You can’t ...
Worker Shortages and Business Growth Is Driving Demand For Accounting TempsRead the rest of this entry »
A shortage of workers and increases in business spending are driving up the demand for temporary accounting and finance professionals.
A report from Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) forecasts a 4% rise this year in US revenue for accounting and finance staffing to $8.4 billion. A confluence of factors is driving the growth. The increase in business spending is creating a rising demand for back-office support and financial planning and ...
4 Trends That Are Changing Recruiting in Wealth ManagementRead the rest of this entry »
Four trends are reshaping recruiting among financial firms, with long-term implications for the relationship between clients and their financial advisors as well as for the industry as a whole.
That's the reading from the recently released whitepaper, The Landscape of the Wealth Management Industry. Produced annually by Diamond Consultants, the paper surveys changes and trends in the financial management sector with a specific focus on what they mean for ...
The Skills Accountants Will Need to Thrive In an AI WorldRead the rest of this entry »
The days when the only tech skills an accountant needed was an expert knowledge Excel and how to email a client. No more. As automation and AI continue their inexorable march into accounting firms, up and coming accountants will have to develop new skills.
An article on AccountingWeb insists "young accountants cannot count on doing the same old thing that their predecessors did." Automation may free accountants from the mundane ...
Banks Want to Make Customers of Their EmployeesRead the rest of this entry »
One of the latest trends in banking is to make customers out of employees.
If that seems like something a financial institution shouldn't have to work at, you should be right, but you're wrong. "Lately, banks have been quietly sharing their concerns with ABA that many of their employees choose to bank elsewhere. This reflects a cultural issue that needs attention." That's from an article on the ...