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How to Make a Successful Hybrid Office: The Three Basic Elements
Join CPAFMA on Tuesday, March 21st at 12PM ET for a 60-minute session, with AshLea Allberry and Alaa Pasha, to explore the strategy for building a successful hybrid office that helps you optimize space and enables accountants to connect and collaborate when they are in the office.More Information
CPAFMA CONNECTIONS 2023 at AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 23
CONNECTIONS 2023 at ENGAGE 23 will help you and your firm evolve by turning the pace of change from a challenge to an opportunity. With nine tracks of expert content, you'll gain exclusive insights, develop practical skills and walk away with tangible guidance to evolve at your own pace. Join us in June at the ARIA in Las Vegas or participate live online.More Information
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2023 CPAFMA Digitally Driven Firm Benchmark Survey Findings Released
The CPA Firm Management Association completed its 2023 Digitally Driven (Paperless) Benchmarking Survey in December 2022 to find out the status of digitally driven office practices in member firms for the 2023 busy season. This “paperless” benchmarking survey has been conducted every two years since 2003 to help identify digital trends that member firms are adopting within their practices. This year 126 firms participated in ...
Hybrid is Here to Stay: How to be Successful
What does ‘hybrid’ mean?No one thought this would happen—the embrace of hybrid operations. As hybrid operations transform the meaning of the office changes, and professionals are interacting with the office in new ways. For example, 69% of financial services companies expect to allow up to 60% of their staff to work remotely at least one day per week after the pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, only 29% of ...
How to Nurture Office Culture in the New Hybrid World
Since the pandemic hit, many accounting and advisory firms have had to rapidly pivot to a new way of working. Let’s be clear, firm professionals want to work from home (WFH). 1 in 3 remote workers say they would seek new employment if they were required to return to the office. While there was ample skepticism at first, and a short transition period to get used to a new mode of operating, firms and employees made remote work successful.
Michigan Accounting Firms Announce Merger and Maner Hosts 5th Annual Cares Day of Impact
Two Michigan firms will be merging in 2023. Maner Costerisan and Hall & Romkema, PLC recently announced the merger while Maner was appreciated throughout the community for their Maner Cares Day.
It is Time for Firms to “Learn Fast” with a Return to Office
Overthinking is slow and not helping advisory and accounting firms move forward. At the writing of this, we are in day 912 of the remote working experiment. Habits are forming that are difficult to unform. If firms are serious about the importance of in-office culture, networking and mentorship, then it’s time to take a page from the book of innovation and learn fast.