[IMGCAP(1)]We hired Sam out of school and he worked for us two and a half years and then we split up our firm. This was ages ago and Sy and I left our third partner to form our new firm on Jan. 1, 1974. However, there is a valuable lesson here and I think it is worth sharing. It changed the way we hired staff.

Sam was really very good and a nice guy and clients liked him. When our firm split up, Sy and I did not know if we would make a living and certainly could not take any staff. The partner we left also did not need as much staff and Sam was let go.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access