Tag: Accounting

5 Biggest News Stories of the Week: April 21

As the saying goes, the news never stops — but there’s a lot of it out there, and all of it doesn’t always pertain to our readers. In this weekly news roundup, we’ll cover the top news stories that matter most to our diversity focused audience. 1. Biden Administration Makes…

Archived: EY's Big Investment in Diverse Accountants

While many companies bemoan the increasing shortage of skilled younger workers, particularly from under-represented groups, EY is addressing the challenge by building its own talent. The firm has announced a major expansion of its EY Scholars Master’s Program, which covers up to 100% of tuition and fees for students receiving…

Archived: LGBT Inclusion in the Workplace: EY to Host Free Webcast Panel Discussion from London

By Sheryl Estrada EY offices at 25 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London. Photo by Shutterstock. Global companies, which have adopted inclusive corporate policies regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees, still encounter legal, cultural and organizational challenges when extending the policies beyond corporate hubs. EY is hosting a live…

Archived: How to Get 150 Top-Performing Black and Latino Candidates Now

Ernst & Young takes its talent seriously. That’s why the professional-services firm isn’t leaving the quality of its future workforce to chance. Its leaders are taking the initiative by engaging traditionally underrepresented students before they graduate from college as well as helping administrators and faculty members address existing diversity gaps…

Archived: How to Increase the Number of Black CPAs

By Frank K. Ross, CPA Most of the accounting profession recognizes the importance of attracting more Blacks to the field and helping them pass the CPA exam. Few, unfortunately, have a good track record in getting results. In 2002 and 2010, Blacks hired by CPA firms accounted for only 3…