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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.

The Future of Accounting Teams

The Future of Accounting Teams

Want to hear a crazy stat? Jeff Phillips, CEO of the recruiting site Accountingfly, says that these days a remote or hybrid (combination of remote and local) job will get seven times the number of applicants that a traditional in-office job gets. For this and more of the top links I clicked on this past week, read the latest issue of Cloud Accounting Weekly.

From Excel to the NHL

From Excel to the NHL

Here's my collection of the top links I clicked on this past week, including an article on Forbes by Aaron Harris of Sage Intacct, Inc. about how the future role of the CFO resembles that of a data scientist more so than an accountant. And also that accountant who who got the chance of a lifetime to play in an NFL game with the Chicago Blackhawks!

Don't Be the Horse and Buggy

Don't Be the Horse and Buggy

Here's my latest collection of the top links I clicked on this past week, including a fascinating post from Google about how U.S. Hispanics are ahead of the curve when it comes to technology adoption, yet remain largely untapped.

Levi’s automates ripping jeans with lasers

Levi’s automates ripping jeans with lasers

Tyson foods shifts away from custom to standard business apps; Microsoft case tests the reach of law enforcement into the cloud; airlines working on broadband internet speeds in the sky; Google adds team chat with Hangouts Chat; how to set cloud reports to open automatically in Excel; the best business laptops; and more

What Business Owners Want

What Business Owners Want

Your Twitter guide for Xerocon, why the normal accounting sales model no longer works, 3 tips to build an accounting firm brand that stands out, everything you need to know about fixed pricing, and more

Trash That Timesheet

Trash That Timesheet

“Trashing the Timesheet” with Ron Baker, the “War on Excel”, Xero & PayPal play nice, Expensify automates with AI, Hubdoc & Fathom want to help with advisory, “Weeding” your client list, how to write about tax without being boring, and more