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Quantifying how a variable workforce drives profitability for firms

May 06 2022 • 6 min read

Quantifying how a variable workforce drives profitability for firms

To highlight the real costs of full-time vs. seasonal senior consultants, Makosi has created the CoAC. This tool provides the estimated savings that clients can expect when adjusting their workforce to the computed optimal percentage of variable staff.

Busy season’s over. Now build the future of your firm!

April 28 2022 • 6 min read

Busy season’s over. Now build the future of your firm!

How to give your top performers the room they need to grow.

How To Use "Idle Consultants"

February 24 2022 • 4 min read

How To Use "Idle Consultants"

Make the most of your Makosi experience with these six different ways you can utilize your consultants if they have downtime.

5 Tips for Bringing On-Demand Talent Into Your Transaction Advisory Practice

November 30 2021 • 4 min read

5 Tips for Bringing On-Demand Talent Into Your Transaction Advisory Practice

Too many firms are hitting a growth ceiling, but not for lack of opportunity. Businesses simply don’t have enough staff to meet existing client demands, take on new projects, and hire and onboard new employees.

5 Tips for Enhancing Your Graduate Recruitment Strategy

September 09 2021 • 3 min read

5 Tips for Enhancing Your Graduate Recruitment Strategy

Could you be neglecting the must-haves when it comes to attracting promising graduates?

7 Tips for Managing Remote Teams in the New Virtual World

August 05 2021 • 3 min read

7 Tips for Managing Remote Teams in the New Virtual World

The things you're not thinking about that can make or break your workforce now.

Why Life Experience > Than Work Experience in the Grand Scheme of Things (and How Makosi Supports Both)

April 28 2021 • 4 min read

Why Life Experience > Than Work Experience in the Grand Scheme of Things (and How Makosi Supports Both)

Most of us are aware that life experience goes hand-in-hand with work experience. In fact, many employees quit their jobs, not for better pay or vacation time, but to pursue a personal life goal.

Busy Season 2021 Is Wrapping Up. Now, Take A Deep Breath. It's Time to Start Planning Your Busy Season Staffing for 2022.

April 28 2021 • 2 min read

Busy Season 2021 Is Wrapping Up. Now, Take A Deep Breath. It's Time to Start Planning Your Busy Season Staffing for 2022.

We’ve made it through the busy season, and it can be tempting to think it's back to business-as-usual. Unfortunately, as we all know, we can’t sit back and wait for the next one to hit us.

The Status Quo? We Challenge It—And So Can You. Here's How.

March 22 2021 • 4 min read

The Status Quo? We Challenge It—And So Can You. Here's How.

Consider the first time an ancient hominid decided to throw their meat into the fire before eating it. Or the first person to lash a heavy load of firewood to their back instead of carrying it.

The Secondment Model Is Dead. Here's What's Next For Strategic Variable Workforces.

March 22 2021 • 2 min read

The Secondment Model Is Dead. Here's What's Next For Strategic Variable Workforces.

We’re here to posit that the secondment model is dead (or at least dying). This brings us to the future of strategic variable workforces.

The Future of Workforce is Now: How On-Demand Audit Teams Increase Profitability by 15 Percent

December 18 2020 • 4 min read

The Future of Workforce is Now: How On-Demand Audit Teams Increase Profitability by 15 Percent

In an era of skills shortages, automation, and digital transformation, public accounting firms are dealing with an ever-growing number of recruitment and retention challenges dealing with audit teams.