Aug 28, 2014 15:39
As the Wall Street Journal recently noted, some companies in recent years have cut entry-level jobs in order to restrain costs. Other employers, including some accounting firms facing staffing challenges, expect lower-level hires to handle duties that might formerly have been performed by workers with more experience.
“Everyone gets pushed up the food chain,” Sageworks Chairman Brian Hamilton told The Journal.
At the same time, retaining valuable employees – especially those with leadership potential -- is a top concern among many accounting firms. Smaller accounting firms, especially, may be battling the perception that they are unable to offer top talent sufficient oppo... [More]