Accounting Influencers Roundtable


Scholarships – a Accounting Talent Attraction Weapon

The Best Practice in Accounting Podcast shares a case study of how scholarships help talent attraction, succession and accounting firm employer branding.

This is the Accounting Answers Podcast, hosted by Rob Brown. Formerly known as the Best Practice in Accounting Podcast, this show asks and answers critical questions of the experts, leaders and influencers who shape the decision-making of accountants, CPAs and finance professionals.

Episode 2. In today’s episode “Scholarships – an Accounting Talent Attraction Weapon.”

Key takeaways from this episode include:

✻ a case study of how a scholarship in an accounting firm created a world-class leader from the entry ranks

✻ how investing in people benefits an accounting firm, individuals and the broader firm at all levels

✻ first steps – getting started with a scholarship program for the rising stars at your accounting firm

✻ the role of staff development and scholarships in boosting the employer brand of an accounting practice

✻ what potential employees are looking for in an accounting career, and what they need to hear from prospective employers

✻ a discussion on women in accounting and a comment on the rarity of female managing partners in a predominantly male world

✻ the starting point of identifying the talent that will thrive and benefit from investment

Action – Go beyond just developing people at your firm and consider a scholarship or bursary program to boost your employer brand

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