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Here Is a Chart of What You Are Doing to Piss Off Your Colleagues at Work

Take down that Bernie 2020 sign from your cubicle wall, stop streaming The Masters on your computer, put in some AirPods, and watch your language, asshole, because you’re irritating your co-workers, according to a new survey from Accountemps. The good news is your fellow accountants aren’t as annoyed by your tats, nose ring, and fuchsia […]

Survey: 1 In 10 Professionals Say They Never Go to Work Sick, Are Full of Crap

I don’t know about you guys but I’ve never known a person who hasn’t come to work sick. Not that I condone it or think you should. The last thing you need is a colleague spreading germs by hacking up a lung in your face. But for one reason or another, we’ve all done it […]

Hey Accountants, We’ve Found Your Productivity Sweet Spot

You’re three sips into your grande double shot as you pull into a desolate, jet black parking lot. By the time you hear footsteps walk through your office hallway, you’re an hour deep into next week’s big project. You are Monday’s early-morning warrior—an anomaly in today’s ever-changing accounting landscape. Right?  Nah, sorry. Being an early […]

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Survey: Accountants Want to Spend As Little Time In the Office As Humanly Possible This Summer

Here’s something that Adrienne and I are completely in agreement with: In a recent survey from staffing firm Accountemps, employees said the best summer perks their companies could provide to them are flexible schedules (52 percent) and early departure on Fridays (27 percent). But which perks are employers actually offering? Fifty-four percent of senior managers […]

Survey: CFOs Digging Deep Into Bag of Tricks to Attract Talent

In an unexpected revelation, an Accountemps survey found that CFOs plan to offer more money and better benefits to attract professionals with "in-demand skills." Of the 2,100 finance chiefs surveyed, 46% are improving benefits and 45% are boosting compensation. In an earlier survey, Accountemps found that CFOs are on the lookout for professionals with "[g]eneral […]

Wanted: Accountants With a Sense of Humor

When you think about desired qualities for financial professionals, honesty, intellect and technical knowledge are probably high up there but have you considered the value of a sense of humor? Yeah, me neither. According to this recent Fortune article, however, CFOs interviewed by Accountemps expressed a desire to find professionals equipped to bring the funny […]