Episode 49. In today’s practical episode, the Accounting Influencers Podcast hosts Martin Bissett and Rob Brown offer ways for accounting firms to keep their best people.
Key takeaways include:
➯ The problem for accounting firms who can’t pay their employees the big money that some of their competitors are
➯ The kind of talent accountancy firm leaders should be trying to retain, especially in the 25-45 age range
➯ What happens to accounting practices who don’t take talent retention seriously
➯ The importance of a clear career path that’s not time-bound for young accounting talent
➯ Why accounting leaders must consider the working environment and arrangements they are offering their employees
➯ What makes people stay with an accounting firm and what gives them a reason to leave
➯ How ’empowerment’ works in attracting and keeping high quality staff in an accounting firm
➯ The responsibility of employees to dictate their own terms where possible and have their hands on the steering wheel of their career
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