Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

Diversity and inclusion have certainly come a long way, but it’s nowhere close to the level it should be at in the 21st century, says Margaret Finley, Diversity and Inclusion Strategist and Consultant at OSCPA.

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Posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2020 by Nicole Fracasso

Diversity isn’t just a buzzword, it’s the key to success, writes Florence Holland, lead manager for pipeline initiatives at AICPA. In fact, firms in the “top quartile for ethnic and cultural diversity on executive teams were 33% more likely to have industry-leading profitability,” according to a study by McKinsey and Company.

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Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by Abby Draper

Margaret Finley, OSCPA diversity + inclusion strategist and consultant, was recently asked by a LinkedIn editor to discuss how we can change the way we talk about diversity at work. Here are her responses.

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Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 by Nicole Fracasso

The number of minority students enrolling in accounting programs has significantly increased over the past ten years, according to AICPA’s 2019 Trends in the supply of accounting graduates and the demand for public accounting recruits report.

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Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 by Nicole Fracasso

In a new study from Harvard Business Review, researchers found that one reason why females don’t always advance in the workplace is their “lack of access to informal organizational and industry networks.”

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Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 by Gary Hunt

Here at The Ohio Society of CPAs, we are committed to moving Diversity + Inclusion from theory to action, and a big part of that effort is coming in August.

Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 by Abby Draper

Have you ever experienced "the look?" It's a quick glance but unmistakable in what it communicates. In just seconds, it says that I don't trust you.

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Posted on Friday, June 21, 2019 by Abby Draper

AI hiring programs have the potential to reduce gender bias in recruiting, but only if data including human bias isn’t added into the mix.

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  • Talent Management

Posted on Monday, May 20, 2019 by Abby Draper

Sure, now you have great, diverse and talented set of individuals on your team, but how do you keep them engaged and happy with their work life?

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Posted on Friday, May 10, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

Men have never had to contemplate many of the issues women face in the workplace, like sexual harassment or equal pay. Understanding these issues requires a skill that is taught to children but rarely emphasized in the workplace: empathy.

Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

It will take work to reach gender equity in the accounting profession, and it starts at the individual organization level.

Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 by Abby Draper

Even if you have a diverse workplace, that doesn’t mean everyone feels comfortable sharing their thoughts and ideas. Here are four tips for creating a safe space for ideas in the workplace.

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  • Talent Management

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by Abby Draper

Businesses are more frequently facing lawsuits if their websites do not adhere to The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

Mentors and sponsors are both valuable, and it's important to understand the difference between the two when navigating your career.

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 by User Not Found

​“The hard work of gender diversity, inclusion, equity and equality might just begin on the playground,” Gwen Moran writes in her recent Fast Company article. Do you think this might be a little extreme? Maybe, but science is saying this idea might not be too far-fetched.

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

It's time to talk to your staff to understand their long-term goals and aspirations. Don't assume you know what they want out of their career.

Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

It’s been more than 75 years since women trailblazers like Mary T. Washington Wylie and Christina Ross earned their CPAs, and women still haven’t caught up to the level of male leaders in the profession.

Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

We know women are underrepresented in leadership across the board in this country. But where do these numbers stack up in accounting?

Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 by User Not Found

In an article posted in the Harvard Business Review earlier this week, Boston Consulting Group detailed the results of their survey concerning different diversity and inclusion programs present among 14 countries.

Posted on Monday, January 28, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

Women shouldn’t be forced to choose between one or the other, a family or a successful accounting career, in order to excel in one of those areas.