• Amy Franko

    Build a Better Book of Business through Modern Business Development

    To succeed in the new client economy, you need to become a modern business developer. Modern business developers exhibit five key capabilities that set them apart: agility, entrepreneurship, a holistic view, social awareness, and ambassador skills.
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  • John Park

    Building Powerful Habits

    For leaders of professional services firms, establishing positive keystone habits -- those patterns of behavior that control how we live our day-to-day lives -- can help address important competencies.
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CPA Conversations

  • Not Just Data: Leverage Cloud Computing for Hiring and Retention

    Most have long been aware of the benefits cloud computing in the area of data storage. But are you familiar with the positive effect it can have on hiring and retention. To bring these aspects to light, close management software provider FloQast delivered Cloud Technology Advances the Accounting Profession: A Survey of Accounting and Finance Professionals. Mike Whitmire, in fact, discusses the report in the upcoming digital-only Pennsylvania CPA Journal special edition, Accounting and Technology: PICPA’s Guide to an Evolving Profession, which will be released April 25. In this podcast, Blake Oliver, director of product marketing for FloQast, goes deep into the HR benefits of cloud computing.
  • Employers Look to Value-Based Purchasing Strategies for Health Care

    Employers are increasingly dissatisfied with their health care benefit expenses, and many are looking to value-based purchasing strategies to achieve a better bang for their buck. This has the potential to greatly disrupt the way health care is financed and delivered. To learn more, we talked to Neil Goldfarb, president and CEO of the Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health, who will discuss the topic at length at the June 11-12 PICPA Health Care Conference.
Member Spotlight

Andre Bennett – PICPA Student Member

BennettAndre Bennett is a senior accounting major at Point Park University and is the PICPA Student Ambassador for the university. He is a Pennsylvania CPA Foundation scholarship winner and a Pittsburgh Chapter scholarship winner, and will be employed full-time with PwC in Pittsburgh upon graduation.

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