Local firm management news from around the web: Dec. 11 – 15, 2017

Written on Dec 13, 2017

‘Tis the season to hire seasonal CPAs
Based on a straw poll, seasonal work in public accounting ranges from part-time (typically 30-40 hours a week) to brain-numbing, “Why did I decide this was a good idea?” 70-hour work weeks. But, firms need to treat their seasonal folks well if they want to see them again next year.

GASB proposes guidance on capitalization of interest cost and implementation of recent pronouncements
GASB has issued two Exposure Drafts proposing accounting and financial reporting guidance—a proposed Statement related to capitalization of interest cost and a proposed Implementation Guide that addresses multiple topics.

The best ways to use tech tools to attract clients
The explosive growth of technology, from social media to data analytics, has created new ways for financial advisors to attract clients.

Millennials now make up largest workforce generation in U.S.
Millennials are now the largest workforce generation in the U.S., and almost half of them work in business and professional services while a third are in financial activities, according to a new survey geared toward small businesses.

Tech Corner - Should I leave my laptop plugged in all the time?
Should you leave your laptop plugged in and charging when you’re not on-the-go? What’s best for the battery? It’s a tough question, and there are quite a few contradictory recommendations out there.

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