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VSCPA Women’s Leadership Series: Navigating Burnout in the CPA Profession

ID: 59845
Friday April 26, 2024 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Topics: Essential Skills + Professional Development

In the demanding world of the CPA profession, burnout has become an increasingly prevalent and concerning issue, especially among women. Long hours, tight deadlines, and the evolving landscape of financial regulations can take a toll on even the most resilient professionals.

In honor of Women's Mental Health Day, we're celebrating with a session on Navigating Burnout in the CPA Profession. This session aims to shed light on the pervasive issues of burnout within the CPA profession and provide practical strategies for prevention, intervention and recovery. Join us for an exploration of the stressors women face and the impact of burnout on individual well-being, team dynamics and overall organizational performance.

Learning Objectives:

• Identify key factors to burnout, such as long hours, tight deadlines, and regulatory pressures.

• Examine the stressors faced by women in the CPA profession.

• Strategies to address gender-specific challenges and foster a supportive work environment.

• Preventative measures to enhance personal resilience.

• The role of leadership and organizational policies in creating a supportive work environment.

• Resilience-building techniques to help CPA professionals bounce back from challenging situations.

These learning objectives aim to address the specific challenges outlined in the session description and provide practical tools for navigating burnout in the CPA profession.

Major Subjects

• Understanding burnout and team dynamics in the CPA profession 

• Exploring gender-specific stressors 

• Impact on individual well-being 

• Assessing organizational performance 

• Practical prevention strategies 

• Recovery and resilience building

• Creating an action plan