Solving your recruitment and resourcing challenges

By |2019-04-16T10:31:13+00:00April 16th, 2019|Accountants, Future, Outsourcing, Productivity, Recruitment, Servicing clients, Sole practitioners, Strategy|

The biggest issue facing accountants in practice these days isn't the rise of robo-accountants, AI or cloud computing. The challenge that seems to hold many firms back is the same old chestnut it's always been. It's the difficulty in finding good people to join the firm. Almost every week I get approached by the

What are the options when you need help with client work?

By |2019-04-16T09:52:31+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Accountants, Outsourcing, Productivity, Recruitment, Servicing clients, Sole practitioners|

When you need additional help with client work in your office, do you look beyond the idea of simply recruiting a new member of staff? Many of the smaller accountants I speak with are struggling to do everything themselves. And those who have regular help, want more but are reluctant to take on

Filling vacancies at professional firms (part two)

By |2019-04-16T10:02:34+00:00November 7th, 2007|Accountants, Recruitment|

Since posting the first part of this blog on filling vacancies at professional firms I have been delighted by the general agreement that has met my observations. I have also received a number of requests to share what I think could be included on professional firms' websites to attract the best candidates. And let's

8 tips on retaining and attracting new partners

By |2019-04-16T10:04:04+00:00June 10th, 2007|Recruitment|

A friend of mine, Stephen Harvard Davis, is an expert at helping businesses retain top talent. I've just been inspired to add this item to my blog having read something similar on Stephen's blog which focuses more on job transition in larger corporate businesses. 1 - Don’t presume that good prospective partners will always be