David Leary

Think There's a Talent Shortage Now? Just Wait

Think There's a Talent Shortage Now? Just Wait

There’s plenty of talk about the difficulty of hiring and retaining good CPAs, but it appears this trend isn’t limited to the accounting profession. CFO.com reported recently on a looming global talent shortage, which according to economic modeling, will reach about 85 million people by 2030.

David Leary's Got a Theory

David Leary's Got a Theory

Talking accounting tech with David Leary on the podcast, the White House struggles to mute a conference call, 61 ways to get more clients, why client service isn't as important as you think, the road from controller to CFO is becoming less travelled, 50% of accountants have no idea what blockchain is, and more

The Future of Jobs is Emotional

The Future of Jobs is Emotional

Lots of interesting stories this past week, including a piece in the New York Times about how automation is threatening the $150 billion Indian IT industry. Productivity gains are making it cost effective to “onshore” jobs that were being rapidly offshored not that long ago.

Cloud Accounting Weekly #9

Cloud Accounting Weekly #9

Zenefits lays off more staff, Expensify reveals their comp review process, ICB and Intuit partner up, Greg Kyte goes undercover at H&R Block, Xero invites you to Summer Camp, Wayne Schmidt shows us how to get clients with Facebook, and more