9 signs an employee is exceptional

April 26th, 2017  // News

Exceptional employees have certain characteristics, such as being willing to share credit and avoiding gossip. Here's a look at nine of these traits. Read more

How baby boomers can fix a retirement-savings gap

April 25th, 2017  // News

Baby boomers who haven't saved enough for retirement may have an opportunity to catch up after their children move out of the home. In addition, cutting expenses and putting in a few extra years of work can help to close a retirement-savings shortfall. Read more

How to craft the best learning program for employees

April 24th, 2017  // News

The first step to developing an effective learning program is to find the gaps in your team's knowledge. A structured program with clearly defined learning objectives and a real-world focus will best fill these gaps. Read more

How to raise the bar for your team’s performance

April 21st, 2017  // News

Effective leadership can solve the problem of mediocre performance among employees. This article offers four suggestions, beginning with helping workers understand how their jobs affect the company as a whole. Read more

How to create a great work environment

April 20th, 2017  // News

Positive work experiences have been tied to increased levels of discretionary effort. This article examines the elements that create positive work experiences and explores how companies can improve. Read more

How the best leaders motivate their employees

April 18th, 2017  // News

Exceptional leaders engage in certain behaviors that motivate employees to go the extra mile. This article offers seven such behaviors, beginning with giving feedback and holding regular planning sessions. Read more

How to present your best self at a client meeting

April 17th, 2017  // News

Making a good first impression at a client meeting requires doing some prep work before the event and following up promptly afterward. This article offers six tips to start building a productive relationship. Read more

What Bill Belichick can teach you about leadership

April 14th, 2017  // News

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, who says he knows "a little about leadership," has guided the team to more than 200 victories and five Super Bowl trophies. This article shares five key principles of Belichick's philosophy, including the need to build a well-prepared yet flexible team. Read more

How the best bosses speak to their employees

April 13th, 2017  // News

The most effective bosses use positive words to motivate their employees on a daily basis. Phrases such as "I trust you," "I always have time for you," and "What can I do to help?" are part of their everyday conversation. Read more

What are the top cities for accountants?

April 12th, 2017  // News

Job-search platform Indeed.com looked at metrics such as cost of living and number of job postings to determine the 10 best places for accountants to live and work. Read more

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