October 23, 2018

It’s Probably Just a Coincidence That the Subject of an AICPA Newsletter Was ‘Learn How to Appreciate Staff’ on April Fools’ Day

A friend of GC forwarded us the AICPA News Update from this morning noting the subject line:

 

To save you eyestrain, it reads:

Subject: Learn How to Appreciate Staff During Busy Season

Editor’s Note

During busy season, practitioners may find their lives temporarily become all work and no play. However, a number of firms are trying to offer their employees a brief respite here or there to show their appreciation for the hard work and long hours required to get to the finish line. Learn ways firms are building a sense of camaraderie and lightening the mood in this AICPA Insights blog post.

To be fair, the blog post is from Tuesday but I can imagine more than a few people read that subject as dry humor and did a double-take.

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