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  • Andrew Sobel

    Does Money Make You Collaborate?

    By Andrew Sobel, Big4 Guest Blogger

    I once had a client whose leadership constantly talked about teamwork. They wanted professionals from disparate areas of the organization to work together in unison in the service of their customer base. They even installed monetary incentives for better “Teaming.” But, the same leadership group got along very poorly. They were rarely seen together. In [...]


  • Richard Jeanneret

    EY’s semi-annual Capital Confidence Barometer sees stage set for growth and a re-charge of M&A.

    By Rob Starr, Content Manager, Big4.com

    Richard Jeanneret, EY Americas Vice Chair, Transaction Advisory Services, answers a few questions about the optimistic report that surveyed 1600 senior executives from large companies worldwide.

           1.  The report states:  “A re-charge of M&A is on its way, driven by steadily increasing economic confidence, the tapering of equity markets, a moderating stock market [...]


  • John Ricco

    Co-Founder of The Atlantic Group Talks Details In Another Of Our Ongoing Series On Career Advancement

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager.

    “Attention to detail is probably one of the most important things, especially when you’re young in a career,” says John Ricco, CPA and Co-Founder of The Atlantic Group, which has placed 1,000 professionals in the financial services industry since the company’s inception in 2006.

    Ricco is also an experienced public accountant who has worked with KPMG [...]


  • Andrew Sobel

    Seven Ways to Connect With Someone Older Than You

    By Andrew Sobel, Big4 Guest Blogger

    It’s not uncommon to find yourself working with a client who is quite a bit older than you. You might be a 35 year-old woman, for example, who needs to build a relationship with a 60 year-old chief financial officer who is male. It may seem, on the surface at least, that you have very [...]


  • Daniel Bachman

    Deloitte still has a few questions for Janet Yellen and some musings on the economy.

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager.

     

    Her first press conference as the head of the Federal Reserve filled in some blanks for the financial pundits on March 19, but a Deloitte team of specialists put their heads together to come up a few outstanding questions and points of order when we talked with them recently. This is the first of a [...]


  • Chris Curran

    PwC’s 6th Annual Digital IQ Survey Sees Strong CIO-CMO Relationship Focal To Boosting Digital IQ

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager

     Other findings include five behaviors that accelerate value from digital investments. Chris Curran, Chief Technologist in the firm’s advisory practice, fleshes out the highpoints via email for Big4.com.

     

    1. What’s the background of the 6th Annual Digital IQ Survey?

    PwC’s 6th Annual global Digital IQ survey of 1,494 business and technology is designed to [...]


  • Donna Svei

    Making Rain to Make Partner: Some Solid Career Advice From Deloitte Alum

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager

    Donna Svei has the background to be called a recruiting expert. Working as a search consultant since 1987, she has completed over 400 executive searches, including some for Big4 seniors and managers. She also writes executive resumes and LinkedIn profiles. Prior to her current career, she was a public company Controller and CPA with Deloitte.

    We [...]


  • Andrew Sobel New Headshot 2014

    The Final and Most Important Step in any Relationship

    By Andrew Sobel, Big4 Guest Blogger

    In December, my father went to bed and did not get back out. He was 96—about to turn 97. He was in fairly good health and of sound mind. No, better than that: His mind was still razor sharp. He was a decorated WWII combat physician and a noted pioneer in 20th century psychiatry, his [...]


  • Jim Hoover

    Accenture’s New $54 Million IDIQ Contract to Support U.S. Navy Supply Systems Command Explained

    By Rob Starr, Big4.com Content Manager.

    Jim Hoover, Accenture managing director DoD Supply Chain Solutions, takes the time to shed some light on the latest multi-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of the Navy. It’s designed to leverage the company’s Enterprise Services for Defense (AESD) technology to provide IT support to the Naval Supply Systems Command’s [...]


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