Accounting Influencers Roundtable


Accountant Hiring at Record Levels (in Industry)

In this episode of the Accounting Influencers Podcast, we talk about why accounting firms might be losing out to accounting talent who see more career opportunities outside practice.

Episode 127. In today’s news episode, we discuss “Accountant Hiring at Record Levels (in Industry).”

Key takeaways from this episode include:

★ shout out to the new podcast shows we are launching

★ citing research to prove hiring of accountants into industry and commerce is rising rapidly

★ why accounting firms might be losing out to accounting talent who see more career opportunities outside practice

★ the range of career options available to professionals with accounting qualifications

★ why it is no longer sustainable for companies and accounting firms to charge their people with manual, repetitive, automated and tedious work

★ the importance of employer brand and why firms must work hard to offer support and career progression to new hires

★ the high attrition rates of accounting staff from firms and why it presents massive problems

★ the opportunities for accountancy practices to stand out as an employer of choice

★ what potential new accounting hires are truly looking for in prospective employers

Original Source: Commerce and Industry accountant hiring at record levels


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