Inside the Ring

Accounting and finance professionals are finding that they must continually learn, unlearn, and relearn to maintain their highly trusted position in a rapidly changing business environment. Accountants need to understand emerging technologies that are changing the profession, such as blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), and robotic process...

You'll soon be paying more in taxes for online purchases. The US Supreme Court on Thursday gave states the ability to require online and out-of-state retailers to collect and send them state sales taxes. The 5-4 decision overturns a 1992 Supreme Court ruling that prevented the practice. Brick-and-mortar retailers in states...

If you have any experience conducting interviews, you have had at least one interview that left you scratching your head wondering how someone thought it was appropriate to act, say, or present themselves how they did.   Whether it was unprofessional dress, swearing during the interview,...

Ohio may become the latest U.S. state to legally recognize smart contracts and records stored on a blockchain, according to a newly proposed law. Senate Bill 300, introduced by Senator Matt Dolan, amends sections of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act to include blockchain records and smart...

City innovation chief Michael Stevens is managing half a billion dollars' worth of investments in electric vehicles, new transit and a data platform. He tells StateScoop the technology needs to work for everyone. Columbus, Ohio, is far from a backwater. It’s a city of 860,000 residents,...

Over the past few years, new technologies and tools have emerged and transformed just about every aspect of business, including marketing, management, web design and HR. It’s easy to feel like accounting and bookkeeping have been forgotten. Until recently, the industry was stuck in the dark...

Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and blockchain will radically transform how companies view and perform finance and accounting functions in the very near future. Some global companies and large banks are already automating finance and accounting tasks like reconciliations, accruals, and journal entry. Although the technology...

This year’s survey of best and worst places for business by Chief Executive Magazine ranked Ohio No. 10, putting the state in the Top Ten for the second time since 2016.  Texas was No. 1, followed by Florida. Business leaders gave the Buckeye State above average marks in the three...

When it comes to making the right impression, here are six tips I like to give that most people haven't heard before. View:  Open jobs near you 1) Put your jewelry on backwards. When you change how you wear your jewelry, your mind will notice it in the...

You may be really happy in your job and that’s great. But if a recruiter calls or a friend tips you off to a great position that fits your skills, are you ready to pursue it? If so, is your resume current? Are you constantly...