It’s the final month of the final quarter of the year. It’s hard to find a practice where the pipeline isn’t full to bursting. Some leaders tell us they’ve actually had to close the door, even to their best referral sources. With busy season soon upon us, it will be April before many appraisers can come up for a breath.

Retaining top talent was never more important. We recommend some tactics to help you do that. Before rejecting a candidate with unusual job changes, use the interview to see whether there were any lessons learned. We show you how. Read about how Vanderbilt University is taking BV education to a new level with their MAcc Val program. Even in the leader in a small practice has to find time for employee reviews. Now there’s a web-based option to make that task easier. (And it’s free!)

We want you to get more out of this newsletter than the time you put into reading it. We welcome your comments and suggestions for information that would be useful in your practice. We also invite you to contribute material. Send us an email to: [email protected]

John Borrowman