Episode 11

Why So Many Accountants Are Quitting Right Now

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Episode 11. In today's episode, "Why So Many Accountants Are Quitting Right Now."

Rob Brown speaks into a piece by general news outlet The Fast Company on the state of play in accounting recruitment and talent. The burnout and Great Resignation is not just about the workloads in busy season but perhaps a wider malaise in the accounting profession. The situation with the accountancy profession is been seen in the wider business community, and the high turnover may be due to the competitively poor starting salaries.

Original source: https://www.fastcompany.com/90721170/this-is-why-so-many-accountants-are-burned-out-and-quitting-right-now

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Rob Brown

Rob Brown is a renowned MC, facilitator and chair of virtual and in-person panels, conferences and events globally for the accounting and fintech profession.

Rob is co-founder of the Accounting Influencers Roundtable (AIR) mastermind group and co-hosts the world’s most popular accounting and fintech podcast: Accounting Influencers.

Throughout the pandemic, he chaired 24 virtual panels with leaders of global accounting networks and alliances to discuss the key issues and challenges. Rob is retained by several associations and vendors to chair their events and provide high-level interview content for their communities.

He is the bestselling author of Build Your Reputation (Wiley) and his TEDx talk ‘The Personal Brand of You’ has been viewed 300K times on YouTube.
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Martin Bissett

Martin is the founder of the Bissett Group of companies that provide practice and personal growth communities, content, and continuing education exclusively to the accounting and bookkeeping professions worldwide. Previously he established a high six-figure consulting firm while serving as a keynote speaker with over 100 one-off and repeat engagements to his name, as well as becoming the most published author on his topics of specialism with 11 books including 1 bestseller.

Since 1998, Martin Bissett has played a major part in working with over 1800 accounting firms in over 40 countries. These projects have led to those firms acquiring over £500m of recurring fees before inflationary increases, referrals and upselling are factored in. He stopped keeping track of this number over 5 years ago. Martin now advises a range of accounting practitioners and fintech companies at board level.