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MOVE Like This Episode 6: Corinne LaRoche with James Moore & Co.

Corinne LaRoche, Nonprofit Partner, James Moore & Co. shares some of the reasons her firm has nearly reached partner between men and women, her thoughts on how firms can approach work differently to adjust to fewer students entering the profession, and why she wanted to be a weather girl when she was 5 years old. …

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New and Retooled Diversity Programs Center Around Inclusion and Forging Fresh Relevance

Originally included in the 2021 Accounting MOVE Project Report A robust, transparent diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) program is the new baseline at accounting firms. Poll results released in May 2021 by Harris, found that 66% of Americans believe that businesses should “take action” on racial injustice issues, and a nearly identical proportion expected that …

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Smother Burnout by Streaming Work Around Core Responsibilities

Accounting firms that embrace a career-fluid workplace see less burnout, one of the most insidious forces undermining retention, especially for chronically stretched caregivers. Burnout is a pressing issue. A 2022 McKinsey Health Institute survey found that 80% of employers offer mental health and wellness benefits, but in the U.S., at least, 28% of employees say …

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MOVE Like This Podcast Episode 4: Kristen Clark with The Bonadio Group

Kristen Clark, Syracuse Office Managing Partner & Chief Risk Officer, at The Bonadio Group discusses how her firm retains and promotes women at a rate that exceeds the majority of accounting firms, what she learned from their pay equity audit, and where she’d go if given the change to travel anywhere for free. You can …

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When Armanino LLP acquired BrownSmithWallace in 2021, it got more than it bargained for.   BrownSmithWallace, a perennial on the Accounting MOVE Project Best Firms for Women list, was well established in its hometown of St. Louis with its women’s initiative, The Bridge. The Bridge blended career advancement and business development skills training with a cycle …

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