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Changes Accounting Professionals May See in the Industry

With the ever-evolving technology, business, and customer needs, the accounting and finance industry faces new challenges every day on how to adapt and grow with the larger economy. And for 2019, these factors will continue to affect the way accountants deal with their profession.

In ICS insights, Accounting and Finance, client

CPA Firms Shift Their Hiring Trends

As technology continues to advance, hiring practices at accounting firms have been changing as well. Previously, Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firms relied strongly on college graduates with accounting degrees to fill positions. But in recent years, the trend has moved to on-boarding new hires without an accounting degree.

In ICS insights, Accounting and Finance, client

Mind The Unemployment Gap

According to the Labor Department, the United States has experienced a rare phenomenon in April 2019: the number of job openings is much higher than the number of unemployed Americans. In fact, this trend has been going on for some time now. Since 2018, Americans searching for jobs has continued to decrease while job openings continue to rise.

This phenomenon further underscores the difficulty employers face in finding and hiring workers. While many jobs are open across the board, employers are struggling to hire qualified workers from a shrinking pool of eligible Americans. Experts and analysts alike have warned that this situation may not improve anytime soon.

In Insider, ICS insights, Job Trends, client