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  • The Work-Life Balance Sheet: How the Accounting Profession Is Adding Value

    By:
    Zach Simeone
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    Nov 5, 2019

    As people in various industries around the world strive for greater work-life integration, employers are increasingly recognizing that striking the right balance is crucial for the physical and mental health of individual workers, in addition to their productivity and their quality of life.

  • Accounting for Good: Even Mother Nature Needs a CPA

    By:
    Zach Simeone
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    Nov 5, 2019
    Jason Camporese, a 36-year-old CPA who has worked as Scenic Hudson’s chief finance and operations officer since late 2015, takes pride in being part of the environmentally focused not-for-profit.
  • Goldman Sachs Offering $20,000 to Employees for Fertility Treatments

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 5, 2019
    Investment bank Goldman Sachs has announced a new policy that will give employees trying to start a family up to $20,000 for fertility treatments.
  • Poll: Half of Workers 18-35, But Only 33 Percent of All Workers, Have Witnessed or Experienced Discrimination

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 4, 2019
    A recent poll of over 1,000 U.S. workers has found that, of those under the age of 35, half reported either witnessing or experiencing some form of discrimination at work, far more than their older colleagues, as the overall finding among all groups was 33 percent. 
  • 70 Percent of Women in Accounting Say Firms Talk the Talk on Diversity, But Under 50 Percent Say They Walk the Talk

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Nov 1, 2019
    A poll of women in accounting at the mid-to-senior level found that 70 percent agree that their firms have communicated gender diversity as a strategic priority, but when they were asked whether their firms have actually followed through on their words, agreement drops to below 50 percent.
  • Senator Proposes Tax Cut to Woman-Owned Businesses

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 31, 2019
    Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) has introduced legislation that would, if passed, provide two new tax incentives to woman-owned businesses. 
  • Report Finds Sharp Jump in Number of Companies Reporting Water Management as Financial Risk

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 30, 2019
    An analysis of 40 major companies in the agricultural products, beverage, meat, and packaged food industries has found that the number of public companies listing water management issues as a financial risk has jumped from 59 percent in 2017 to 77 percent now. 
  • Study Finds Few Tip Uber Drivers

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 29, 2019
    An analysis of 40 million Uber rides has found that drivers are tipped only 16 percent of the time.
  • German Tech Company Puts 5-Hour Workday to the Test

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 28, 2019
    A German technology consulting company with 16 employees is experimenting with a five-hour workday without any corresponding cuts to salaries or benefits. 
  • Study Finds People Prefer to Hire From Higher Social Class, Can Determine Placement in Seconds

    By:
    Chris Gaetano
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    Oct 25, 2019
    A recent study out of Yale has found that hiring managers tend to prefer candidates from higher social classes, and that people are quite good at determining where someone stands in the social hierarchy.