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Workers Love AirPods Because Employers Stole Their Walls
Once upon a time, offices had walls inside them. They weren’t glass, like the conference rooms of 2019, but were made of drywall, and were usually painted a neutral color, like many of the walls you know and love. Over time, office walls gave way...
Needy CT employers offer receptive job market to 2019 college grads
Alex Argueta earned his bachelor’s degree from UConn this month, but he nailed down a full-time human resources job with Aetna in downtown Hartford back in November.
Report: CT 21st best state in U.S.; top in corporate density
Connecticut continues to climb the list of top states in the country, according to a report by the U.S. News & World Report. The 2019 Best States Ranking released Tuesday by the media company said Connecticut moved up three spots to No. 21 in...
The Real Problem With Paid Family Leave Is How to Fund It
Masha Sapper had two weeks of paid family leave from her employer when her daughter Hannah was born 13 months ago. As a single parent, she was determined to spend the physician-recommended 12 weeks at home with her newborn, and relied on her...
How Real Firms are Using AI for Audit
Audit professionals are using artificial intelligence in ways that are both expected and surprising, categorizing risk across entire ledgers and feeder systems without requiring a person to pore through vast amounts of data. Beyond the sheer...
Governor Lamont Announces Start of Congestion Buster Project on I-91 North in Hartford; Urges Reliable, Sustainable Investment so More Improvements Can Be Made Across Connecticut
Governor Ned Lamont today said that he is determined to fix notorious problem areas of traffic congestion in Connecticut, pointing to Exit 29 on I-91 northbound in Hartford as a prime example of a situation that is finally on its way to being...
House Sends Minimum Wage Hike To Senate After Marathon Debate
At 10 p.m. Wednesday the House began debate on a bill that would increase Connecticut’s minimum wage to $15 an hour and raise the wages of 332,000 workers in the state. The bill passed 85 to 59 after noon Thursday and is headed to the...
Lamont: $213M project will ease Hartford highway backups
Gov. Ned Lamont said work began this week on a $213 million state highway project aimed at easing congestion on an exit connecting Interstate 91 to the Charter Oak Bridge in Hartford.
Bitcoin's Surge to Almost $8,000 Rekindles Memories of Bubble
Bitcoin jumped to almost $8,000 and didn’t look back, as its longest winning streak since 2013 continued to rekindle the global cryptocurrency market.
Kevin Leahy of Connecticut Wealth Management Wins HBJ 'C-Suite Award'
Kevin Leahy , the CEO of Connecticut Wealth Management in Farmington, was recently honored with a 2019 C-Suite Award from the  ​Hartford Business Journal ​ in the category "CEO of the year, fewer than 100 employees." Read the full piece.
Why you can't wait to prepare for disaster
For a business or CPA firm, a disaster can take the form of a catastrophic weather event, a cyberattack, or even a sudden regulatory decision that may put the future of the organization in jeopardy. It may be impossible to prevent such a...
Want to work for L'Oreal? Get ready to chat with an AI bot
The internet has revolutionized the workplace over the past three decades. Artificial Intelligence is now poised to do the same, and businesses that don't capitalize on the technology risk being left behind. Global tech giants like Amazon...

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Technology Conference - 6/5/2019 - Rocky Hill
This new CTCPA-built conference is filled with presentations designed to maximize your time and enhance your learning. The agenda is filled with sessions on current and emerging technologies that will help you do your job with...
Accounting and Auditing Conference - 6/13/2019 - Plantsville
This CTCPA conference discusses the most relevant issues facing the accounting profession today. Sessions include: FASB Update, Peer Review Update, Revenue Recognition, Leases and more. Download the conference flyer.
Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - Tech That Would Have Improved Tax Season - 6/19/2019 - Shelton
Looking to improve efficiencies and save money? Technology can help. Come share your tax season stories and hear best practices from local practitioners. We've got ideas on how technology can save you time using Azure, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive,...
Robotic Process Automation Strategy for Business Leaders - 6/19/2019 -
The future is here. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is reshaping the accounting and finance profession. 40% of transactional accounting work is expected to be automated by 2020 and predicted to touch 230 million knowledge workers, 9% of the...
Robotic Process Automation Strategy for Business Leaders - 7/2/2019 -
The future is here. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is reshaping the accounting and finance profession. 40% of transactional accounting work is expected to be automated by 2020 and predicted to touch 230 million knowledge workers, 9% of the...
Blockchain Application - 7/12/2019 -
This webcast will help you understand the potential of blockchain by diving into the blockchain structure and functionality. You will begin to navigate the practical aspects of blockchain applications and use cases by looking into Ledgers,...
Tax Practice Quarterly: Latest Trends in Tax Technology - 7/17/2019 -
The impact of technology on the tax profession is evolving more rapidly than ever before. Are you staying up to date on the latest trends to keep pace with the changes? In this webcast, we will discuss the best ways to utilize technology to...
Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 7/18/2019 - Rocky Hill
This is an open forum - we never limit discussion. We've got experts on board who can help you with portals, paperless office, IT security, e-filing, and more. There is no need to register for this event - walk-ins are welcome! Roundtable...
Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 8/15/2019 - Westbrook
This is an open forum - we never limit discussion. We've got experts on board who can help you with portals, paperless office, IT security, e-filing, and more. There is no need to register for this event - walk-ins are welcome! Roundtable...
Technology Committee Breakfast Roundtable - 9/18/2019 - Shelton
This is an open forum - we never limit discussion. We've got experts on board who can help you with portals, paperless office, IT security, e-filing, and more. There is no need to register for this event - walk-ins are welcome! Roundtable...

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