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As usual, here’s my collection of the most interesting links I clicked on this past week. I hope you enjoy!
A looming skills shortage is top of mind for Australian CEOs, as three-quarters are concerned that an explosion in robotics and artificial intelligence will force them to re-train staff and make job cuts.
We commonly associate workaholism with high performing individuals, but this is a myth. Research shows that workaholics don’t perform any better than non-workaholics, and there may be no benefit to the employer. So how about we stop glorifying workaholism in the accounting profession?
Xero has integrated with MileIQ to help users automatically track mileage, classify drives, and send data to Xero. They’ve also created a special Xero Advisor program for MileIQ, which gives accountants and bookkeepers a free subscription and 20% off for every client.
FreshBooks, the accounting and invoicing software designed for self-employed professionals and their teams, has announced results from their 2nd annual “Self-Employment Report,” which suggests that the number of Americans working for themselves could triple by 2020.
Mobile banking apps keep getting better, but 60 percent of Americans would still rather open a new checking account in person at a bank branch than on a phone, tablet or desktop computer, according to a new survey.
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