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Virtual Interview Don'ts

5 Things Not to Do on a Virtual Accounting Interview

You landed an interview for a new accounting job. Congratulations! Odds are that it’s a virtual interview (according to a Gartner Survey in April 2020, 86% of interviews are currently virtual due to coronavirus). Virtual interviews are here to stay, and they are the standard when interviewing for a remote accounting job – the new […]

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Thriving in Business

WEBINAR: Hiring and Thriving with Remote Staff in 2021

Are you looking for best practices managing a remote team? You have come to the right place. On December 21, 2020, Accountingfly Co-Founder Jeff Phillips, walks you through the best practices of finding, selecting, and hiring remote staff, so you’re ready to grow your team. Learn how to optimize your remote accounting team, by motivating […]

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Adding a Video to Your Accounting Job Posting Can Improve Results

We live in an age of glowing rectangles, buzzing smartphones, and unlimited entertainment options. It’s the era of TL;DR, where innumerable sources of work and fun are constantly vying for our attention. Through email, text messages, news articles, advertisements, and industry reports for work, we’re bombarded with thousands of words a day. We couldn’t read […]

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Top 5 Virtual Communication Apps

As you move your accounting firm more into the cloud and rely more on virtual employees, you’ll need to use virtual communication apps to stay in touch with workers and clients, keep everyone on the same page, and ensure key benchmarks are being met on time. But with the wealth of virtual communication app options […]

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Why Some Companies are Resisting Remote Work (and Why They're Wrong)

Why Some Companies are Resisting Remote Work (and Why They’re Wrong)

Last year, IBM decided to “co-locate” its 2,600 member US marketing department. Translation? IBM is eliminating remote work. The news is especially shocking as IBM is one of the pioneers of remote work, installing work-from-home terminals for some employees as far back as the 1980s. As more businesses move toward embracing remote work, others are resisting the […]

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Performance Review vs. Performance Management

“Anxiety” should be a synonym for “performance review”. The process alone can make you break out in hives. How do you rate yourself? Too high and you could appear arrogant or out of touch. Too low and you could be setting yourself up for a lower rating than you really deserve. Not having the option […]

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The Freedom to Close Your Firm’s Doors

In my 12 years of running my own CPA firm, perhaps the most controversial thing I’ve done has been to close my office. It’s been three years now since we began operating as a virtual firm with no offices, no paper, and no physical contact with clients. I wasn’t sure we could pull it off, […]

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