6 Projected Cyber Security Threats in 2016: Part 1

Cyber security threats are evolving at an alarming pace. New vulnerabilities, loopholes, and lapses present themselves all the time, and highly motivated, well-equipped hackers will do anything to exploit them. That’s why companies of all sizes and across industries need to take cyber security seriously. Stay ahead of the curve by learning about some of… Read more »

3 Ways to Motivate Your IT Team this Holiday Season

It’s awfully easy to get distracted around the holiday season. The excitement of seeing friends and family and getting some time off work is matched equally by the stress of finding gifts, coordinating schedules, and keeping everyone in the holiday spirit. With so much to think about, performance at work often suffers. The good news… Read more »

3 Questions to Ask an ERP Implementation Consultant Candidate

Implementing an ERP solution at your company can lead to an immediate transformation. But the quality of the impact is ultimately contingent on the quality of the implementation. For that reason, it’s important to carefully vet any ERP implementation consultant candidate before making a commitment. The following are three questions that it’s imperative to ask… Read more »

4 Tips for First-Time IT Managers

If you have recently been promoted into an IT management role, congratulations! You clearly have some impressive credentials and have been able to impress the decision makers at your company. But now that you’re a manager instead of a technical professional, your job responsibilities have been turned on their head. And if you’re not ready… Read more »

3 Employee Engagement Tips for Cyber Security Staff

The importance of employee engagement is only now starting to be fully understood. In the past, companies felt that offering compensation and occasional perks was enough to keep employees engaged. They then wondered why productivity plateaued, innovation dried up, and turnover became epidemic. The simple fact is that the more time and resources you invest… Read more »

Proven Strategies Behind Motivating Your Team

All teams need motivation, no matter how accomplished or talented they are. When done effectively, motivation simply enhances and amplifies the best qualities your team already possesses. Unfortunately, effectively motivating your team can be difficult and time consuming. If you’re trying to spur your team to be more productive, efficient, cooperative, and innovative, try out… Read more »

Building Your Accounting Team: 5 Ways to Attract Millennials

With waves of baby boomers approaching or exceeding retirement age, companies across industries – including accounting – need to get serious about recruiting the next generation of professionals. But even more than being a necessity, reaching out to a younger generation of accountants can help you bring fresh ideas, cutting-edge perspectives, and youthful enthusiasm into… Read more »

Are Your All-Stars Thinking of Leaving? Three Ways to Retain Your Top Accountants

The competition for top talent is fierce. Companies actively court the best and brightest because they have a significantly greater impact on the success of an organization than someone from the rank and file. In essence, these professionals are in the driver’s seat of their career, and they can jump between companies and assignments at… Read more »