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Chapter Spotlight: Mesa East Valley’s Active Approach to Communications

Posted February 17, 2017

Winner of the 2016 Chapter Achievement Award for Communications The Mesa East Valley’s chapter theme of community outreach has been a successful approach to preventing

Mid-level Leaders are the Most Powerful and Most Overlooked Drivers of Diversity Gains

Posted February 08, 2017

By Joanne Cleaver, Wilson Taylor Associates Top leaders set the vision, but mid-level leaders make it reality Somehow, accounting firm leadership has the impression that

Diversity in Accounting

Posted February 08, 2017

By AFWA National President, Linda Harris, CPA Each February, many organizations take a moment to acknowledge the importance of Diversity. Diversity is more than race,

Soft Skills: Necessary, and Not Just a Temporary Buzz Word

Posted February 02, 2017

By: Ericka Harney, Executive Director, Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance Use of the term ‘soft skills’ or ‘people skills’ has been thrown around a lot

What Oreos can teach accountants about growing the firm

Posted January 17, 2017

By Mary Ellen Biery, Research Specialist, Sageworks Accountants wanting to grow revenue by adding new services should look to the Oreo cookie for a few

3 Must-Have Traits for Career Success in Accounting

Posted January 11, 2017

Submitted by Accountemps, a Robert Half Company What personal traits lead to career success in the world of finance and accounting? Many people think burning