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How firms can overcome challenges and develop a diverse workforce Logo aicpa

  Ken Tysiac |   Free |   AICPA |   17 Apr 2017 |   CPA Insider

Recruiting a diverse workforce can be a challenge. This article discusses how the challenge can be overcome with a commitment to building relationships.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Employee benefit plan auditing: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Governmental auditing: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Financial accounting & reporting: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Assurance: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Not-for-profit: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • IT management & assurance: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Firm practice management: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Tax: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Forensic & valuation services: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Fair value measurement: Leadership: Team building, Advanced
  • Personal financial planning: Leadership: Team building, Advanced

2 Comments/Reflections

Dengmei Xia

Dengmei Xia Dec 2017

Why pursue diversity? As Satterfield said, “more diverse teams perform better than homogeneous teams" . However, it is not easy to answer how to attract and keep a more diverse workforce. The article tell us the tactics, such as getting management buy-in, partnering with diversity-focused organizations, finding students who are overlooked, watching for experienced professionals and being patient.
Biraj Patel

Biraj Patel Dec 2017