Most people have a love-hate relationship with technology. But when done right, technology is a resource that maximizes—not diminishes—the value of the worker. This can be especially true when looking at the growing accounting workforce gap. Think of it this way: technology can do “X” and “Y” so Sally in Accounting can do “Z.” It makes technology not an either/or proposition but a win-win.
One of the great challenges for most businesses (and economies) is the dynamic that the most in-demand skills and high-growth occupations are the toughest to hire for. Workforce planning is a proactive approach to addressing this problem. By identifying an organization's current and future talent requirements, it can aligns talent needs with business objectives and laying a foundation for growth and long-term success.