Rising college costs, a decreasing college-age population, and competitive labor markets are leading to decreasing college enrollments and a significant decline in the number of accounting majors. This is causing a crisis in the number of prospects needed to fill the CPA pipeline. At the same time, the AICPA expects 75% of currently active CPAs to retire within the next 15 years, and existing staff are pushing for new benefits, flexibility, and career growth.
Being able to appeal to incoming talent will be essential to your firm and company, as will identifying solutions in technology and other untapped areas. Join industry experts to dig into actionable items and plans you can enact to solve one of the biggest challenges in accounting today.
In a recent article, Alan Whitman, CEO of Baker Tilly, discusses how the accounting profession can change to better amplify its talent and ultimately provide better client service. Read article >>