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    Managing the Fears of Practice Transition

    by Ira S. Rosenbloom, CPA | Mar 01, 2017
    If you’re a firm owner considering a merger/sale or acquisition, some level of fear is a normal emotion and, in fact, crosses both sides of the table. How you manage trepidation can make or break the deal. Ira Rosenbloom, CPA, has some tips here.
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    What’s More Important: Technical Ability or Soft Skills?

    by Ken Tysiac | Mar 01, 2017
    It's no secret that the skill sets accounting and finance leaders need on their teams are changing. People who are comfortable with digital, mobile, cloud, and software-as-a-service technologies are in high demand, as well as people who can see and communicate the big picture these technologies paint. Which is more important? A new survey provides some insight.
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    Recruiting Top Talent: Why Firms are Getting Serious about Their Employer Brands

    by Chris Baudler, MBA, MA, CSSBB | Feb 14, 2017
    Hiring CPAs has once again been ranked by Manpower as the 7th most difficult job to recruit for. With so much competition for top accounting talent, job candidates are asking two very tough questions: “Why should I come work for you?” and “How does your firm stand out from other firms?” Read more to learn how your firm can give outstanding answers that attract top talent.
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    Innovation in Audit Takes the Analytics, AI Route

    by Tom Davenport | Jan 31, 2017
    The advent of analytics and cognitive technology does not mean the end of human auditors. It means an end to painstaking checking and crossfooting of debit and credit entries. Read more about how advanced analytics and AI will change the role of the auditor.
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    Advocacy, Mindbugs, and Technology Threats

    by Kimberly Scott, CAE | Jan 30, 2017
    During the last few years the WSCPA leadership has made a concerted effort to visit each chapter in person and share an update on what has been happening in the profession. This year we took it a step further with local Disruption Tour events. Read on for a sense of how the WSCPA both protects and promotes the profession.
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