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Solving the Crippling Talent Shortage in the Global Accounting Profession
Episode 422nd November 2021 • Accounting Influencers Podcast • Rob Brown (Accounting Influencers Roundtable - AIR)
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Episode 42. In today's news episode, the Accounting Influencers Podcast host Rob Brown sheds some light on why talent recruitment is such a big problem for accounting firms with growth plans.

Key takeaways include:

★ Research showing talent and recruitment is a critical issue for accounting firms

★ Why accounting firms must be more proactive in winning the war for talent

★ What, according to Hinge, is the only issue more important for professional firms than finding and keeping good people

★ The factors affecting the talent shortage in professional service sectors like accounting, finance and tech

★ The importance of an accounting firm's brand in attractive good talent

★ What's behind the $8.5tn talent shortage according to Kornferry

★ How the workforce of the future is beng transformed by covid, by new generations of talent, by globalisation and by technology

★ The importance of creating a better experience for people who work at your firm

★ The impact of an era of employee choice brought about by an ageing profession in accountancy

★ What percentage of accounting and fintech professionals might be looking for a new job in the next 12 months

★ What it takes to become an employer of choice with your accounting practice

★ The importance of an accelerated career path for new hires and younger talent

★ The power of a story or narrative behind your accounting firm's brand to attract enough of the right people

★ Why it costs you to hire and promote the wrong people

★ Why training and coaching your talent is vital in keeping them at your professional firm or company

★ The implications for accountancy firms with ageing leaders who want to take money out vz develop new talent


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