Posted on Thursday, January 24, 2019 by User Not Found

For women, per a recent study from the University of Notre Dame and Northwestern University, it seems their tight inner circle may be the key to their success.

Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2019 by Gary Hunt

Home ownership has declined in recent years and college graduates are increasingly choosing to leave rural communities. Turns out those trends might be related.

Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019 by User Not Found

By now many people understand the benefits increased diversity in the workplace creates – different perspectives, new ideas and representation are all important aspects that occur as a result.

Posted on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by Jessica Salerno

A 2017 survey on African-Americans in accounting compared results from 2006 and while improvements were found, a lot needs to change if the profession wants to reflect the diverse communities it serves.

Posted on Friday, December 14, 2018 by User Not Found

A recent study concerning how old age affects men and women differently in the workplace offered surprising results.

Posted on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

In a recent Vanity Fair article, “What Sheryl Sandberg’s Facebook Disaster Means for Women,” Jill Filipovic questions whether Sandberg ever truly earned her prominent status in this space, and how her reputation as a role model for women in business will survive after the New York Times coverage of Facebook’s handling of the Russian political hackers in the 2016 election.

Posted on Thursday, November 29, 2018 by User Not Found

With the long overdue diversity and inclusion charge into the workplace, D&I has been a popular topic for a while. However, there are many different interpretations that come with these buzz words.

Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by User Not Found

2018 has been a busy year at the Ohio Society of CPAs. And, we want to offer a heartfelt thank you to our members. We are grateful to know you, work with you and continue to improve the state of business in Ohio with you. We are looking forward to 2019, and we hope you have a happy, prosperous holiday season.

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2018 by User Not Found

As employers continue to emphasize diversity and inclusion in the workplace, the hiring process has evolved when it comes evaluating the non-traditional qualifications of applicants.

Posted on Friday, October 5, 2018 by User Not Found

Adding women to your team, whether that means serving on a corporate board or in some other capacity, is important. You will never hear otherwise from me, or from the Ohio Society of CPAs. However...

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

The recently created All Raise is a collection of more than 30 female venture capitalists that mentor and increase the number of women founders and women in venture capital

Posted on Thursday, August 30, 2018 by User Not Found

We know that diversity initiatives are a vital part of many companies’ business strategies for the future, as they look to improve hiring and retention and reflect the world in which they operate. As noted in another recent OSCPA blog post, views differ on the importance of these programs.

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

For many companies, diversity initiatives are a vital part of their forward-thinking business strategy. But not everyone in the company necessarily believes in the importance of those programs.

Posted on Thursday, August 9, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

In a recent report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy, 36% of nonprofit leaders consider diversity an important goal but don’t think they’ve actually achieved it.

Posted on Thursday, August 2, 2018 by Gary Hunt

Aside from teaching appropriate table manners and entertaining kids for exactly 23 minutes, here are two reasons "Fancy Nancy" deserves two thumbs up from the accounting world.

Posted on Thursday, July 12, 2018 by User Not Found

Papa John’s founder, John Schnatter, is under fire for using the “n”-word on a May conference call and has resigned as chairman of the board. While this is certainly newsworthy in its own right, what is perhaps even more interesting is the way its two agencies of record reacted to the initial offense and subsequent fallout.

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 by Gary Hunt

An accounting firm reports that embracing this dimension of diversity has sparked greater innovation, improved manager leadership, strengthened pride among employees and highlighted the firm’s purpose.

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018 by Jessica Salerno

ACLA is a professional development opportunity for college students of color to prepare for a successful future in accounting. At OSCPA we talk a lot about building a pipeline of diverse professionals, but just talking isn’t enough.

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by Gary Hunt

A new OSCPA opportunity in the greater Cleveland area might be a game changer for underrepresented high school students interested in business and accounting.

Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 by Gary Hunt

Silvia McClellan, CPA, took an unconventional path to public accounting, and now her perspective has guided her to form a group that's helping women succeed.