4 tips for long-term career planning

December 7th, 2016  // News

Employees have to take charge of their career development, as managers are often too busy to do so. This article offers four ways to get started, beginning with setting aside time for strategic thinking. Read more

How to train millennials for leadership

December 6th, 2016  // News

As millennials move into leadership positions, they need to be prepared to manage employees from other generations. Younger workers should be humble as they move into their new roles and avoid making quick judgments of the employees they oversee. Read more

The 2016 CPA technology gift guide

December 5th, 2016  // News

In what has become a Journal of Accountancy annual tradition, we take a look at the high-tech gifts most likely to make your favorite CPA smile this holiday season. This year's list of high-tech holiday goodies is heavy on the delivery of HD video and high-quality sound. Read more

US gained 178,000 jobs last month

December 2nd, 2016  // News

Employers added 178,000 jobs in November, according to a report from the Labor Department. The unemployment rate dropped to 4.6%, its lowest point since August 2007. Read more

Oil prices soar as OPEC backs first production cut in 8 years

December 1st, 2016  // News

OPEC has approved its first production cut in eight years, sending oil prices soaring. Ministers agreed to reduce crude production by 1.2 million barrels per day, and non-OPEC member Russia said it will reduce output by 300,000 barrels a day. Read more

Could the overtime rule make a comeback?

November 30th, 2016  // News

Companies face a dilemma about whether to proceed with plans to implement the Labor Department's rules for overtime pay after a federal district court issued a preliminary injunction. Many variables -- including the incoming Trump administration -- could affect the rule's prospects. Read more

What makes a CFO great

November 29th, 2016  // News

CFOs who tackle four major challenges are able to shape strategy, drive innovation and expand their roles. Read more

Companies could push for changes in taxes, financial regulations

November 28th, 2016  // News

Companies are revamping their lobbying efforts to advocate for legislation under the next administration. Among other things, companies and policymakers could focus on areas such as health care, immigration, financial regulations and the tax code. Read more

Judge issues injunction against overtime rule

November 23rd, 2016  // News

US District Judge Amos Mazzant has issued a preliminary injunction blocking implementation of a rule that would have expanded overtime eligibility to those making less than $47,476 per year. The judge wrote that the Labor Department couldn't decide which workers are eligible for overtime based only on salary levels. Read more

How to move past technology roadblocks

November 22nd, 2016  // News

IT innovation opens the door to many opportunities for firms willing to invest. Read more

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