NJCPA Focus is an informative blog that discusses timely issues, trends and developments in the accounting industry from NJCPA members, staff and other professionals. 

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    Surprising Ways to Attract and Retain Talent

    Posted: February 27, 2023
    Compensation and advancement are always important incentives, but today’s workers, especially millennials, want more. They want employers with socially and environmentally responsible business practices and values. Here are ways to gain a recruiting edge.
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    Why It’s Important to Motivate and Retain Staff Now

    Posted: February 14, 2023
    "Quiet quitting” is becoming a new trend that many companies are having to deal with as employees experience a lack of motivation to go above and beyond in job responsibilities. Motivating and retaining staff now is crucial.
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    3 Crypto Issues CPAs Should Keep Top of Mind

    Posted: February 9, 2023
    With crypto still a new financial instrument, accounting practitioners need to be aware of delivery and expansion issues. Firms and practitioners must be up to date on changes in accounting and regulatory treatment to best advise both current and future clients.
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    4 Tips for Offering New Services Without Being Salesy

    Posted: January 31, 2023
    Selling is about helping a prospect find a solution to a problem. All you need to do is educate your client that you are the best solution provider. You will be considered a trusted advisor, or if you are exceptional, the client’s most valuable advisor.
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    Offshoring and Outsourcing Concerns

    Posted: January 26, 2023
    Many firms are scrambling for qualified staff to fill vacancies and are turning to outsourcing and offshoring. However, firms need to be mindful of their respective state board rules, IRS rules and other standard-sending bodies’ rules.
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    How to Find the Secret Sauce in Your Firm’s Recruiting Process

    Posted: January 24, 2023
    Recruiting and retention are woven together in a tapestry, and the most successful firms excel at both. Accounting firms with the lowest turnover demonstrate all or most of certain characteristics.
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    How to Alter Your Communication Style to Match Client Types

    Posted: December 29, 2022
    To be great at selling your services, you have to be better than just yourself — you have to change your behavior and adjust to the needs of your prospect.


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