Events

MGI Partners Conference 2021

Best Practices: Attracting and Retaining Professional Staff in the Most Challenging Marketplace in the History of Public Accounting in the U.S.

Overview

This Virtual Conference is intended for Managing Partners and Partners in leadership positions and management roles by invitation only. It will be held on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Eastern time.

We’re currently in a candidate-driven market, with many of us feeling the pressure when it comes to recruiting top performers. 73% of U.S. companies are struggling to find relevant candidates.

For the first time on record, the number of job openings has surpassed the number of unemployed employees, meaning it’s ‘slim pickings’ for your hottest open staff positions.

How your brand is perceived by candidates is more important than ever. Candidates have an army of tools at their disposal to gain insights into your firm and evaluate your culture, i.e. Glassdoor, The Muse. Social media is also a powerful medium where employees can share their experiences and feedback and they do not hold back, freely sharing the ‘good, bad, and ugly.’

One of the best indicators of success is the growth of your Firm. Growth not only in terms of revenue or the number of clients you have, but also in the number of employees. As your business grows, you will need more team members to handle the additional responsibilities and ensure smooth succession and transition of clients as Partners retire.

Conference Description

In this high-level interactive session, we will hear from recruiting industry experts and discuss strategies and tactics to fine-tune the recruiting process. We will also address best practices from HR professionals to establish professional and career development programs, framework/infrastructure, and culture to increase engagement and retention.

Topics for Discussion

Competitive compensation and benefits structures to attract and retain the best and brightest talent
Focusing on diversity
Sustaining a remote workforce, including outsourcing to India and other countries.
Developing and implementing continuous recruiting strategies
Effectively utilizing social media and your website to attract talent
Navigating and effectively using online recruiting platforms
Building a positive organizational brand as a recruiting strategy
Training your existing staff to assist with the recruiting process
Providing ongoing professional development and clear paths to advancement
Developing and implementing a retention strategy-culture, culture, culture…
Participative and transparent firm vision and strategy to engage staff

Attendees will earn 3 CPE credits


Managing and Leading Partners’ Virtual Conference

HOSTED BY THE PRACTICE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE


When

Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

Time: 2:00 PM – 5:o0 PM ET

Where

Link to Zoom provided after registration


Facilitators


Jeff Anzovino

Jeff Anzovino

Managing Partner of Deluzio & Company, Chairman of the Practice Management Committee
Joe Tarasco

Joe Tarasco

North America Regional Director
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