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Did your job training have spin classes, unlimited Starbucks and lobster rolls? No? Then maybe you should have done your training at Deloitte's new training center, where new employees get to know their new employer at what has been nicknamed Deloitte Disneyland, according to Bloomberg.
Seeking to untangle complex standards that have apparently made CPAs all over pull their hair out, the Financial Accounting Standards Board has voted to begin drafting accounting standards updates aimed at simplifying the equity method and accounting for business combinations, according to the Journal of Accountancy.
Working remotely is becoming increasingly prevalent in today’s society and something that more and more people in the workforce are coming to expect. If your employees plan on working remotely, whether it’s a regular occurrence or it’s a matter of extended leave, CFO.com has some tips on how to effectively manage them:
An object in motion tends to stay in motion, while an object at rest tends to stay at rest--that's inertia, and it's why a lot of people wind up staying in jobs that they dislike. An article in Forbes, though, offers a few concrete signs that it might be time to updating your resume and upping the number of networking events you attend. The article goes into more detail, but in short they are:
A study from the Institute of Internal Auditors has found that there is significant pressure from corporate higher ups to alter audit plans or results, according to Compliance Week. More than half of audit executives said they have been pressured at least once to omit or modify audit findings, with nearly 20 percent saying it has happened more than three times.
The Ninth Circuit Court has ruled against a woman--a member of the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee--who felt that the practice of sending the IRS an honest return but subtracting from payment the proportion used for military activities, was a frivolous argument, according to Forbes. She argued that the practice of suppressing such activities ran against the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Despite what you might think, sending a mass email out to your team after work hours about information you forgot to bring up earlier in the day can actually reduce, rather than improve, productivity, according to The Harvard Business Review. Why?