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Conferences Begin Offering Childcare and Other Services for Parents

Many parents today are forced to forgo the opportunity to attend a desired conference, miles from home, due to a lack of childcare. For far too long, business professionals with children have had to ask themselves, “Is this trip feasible with a baby or small child?” If the answer is no, they miss out on […]

Taking a Stand: Michigan is First State to Ban Sales of Flavored E-Cigarettes

To date, seven people have reportedly died from vaping-related causes. These cases stretch across the country, including California, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Oregon. This is a national issue and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is actively working to try and find answers. In the meantime, it was announced that Michigan is the […]

How to Maintain Loyal Employees

Employers know that the cost of replacing an employee is high. Between time spent interviewing new candidates and leadership’s time away from daily responsibilities, the entire process is costly. Therefore, employee loyalty and longevity are an asset to any company. Organizations fortunate enough to retain top talent for extended periods of time not only benefit […]

Tips for Your Next Job Interview

Now that you are ready to become an ethical leader in the workplace, you must first ace the job interview before you set off on your successful career path. Many can attest to the fact that the interviewing process can be stressful, intimidating and even a bit confusing. However, with preparation and anticipation, you can […]

2019 CPT Golf Classic

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 On July 8, the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) hosted a golf fundraiser at The Governor’s Club in Brentwood, TN. Twelve teams competed in a scramble tournament to help support student chapter programs across the nation. Those in attendance included current and past chair of the CPT, Donny Burkett […]

Student NEWS

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Do you want to start a StudentCPT Chapter in your state? Contact Ashley Metivier, Student Programs Manager, ametivier@thecpt.org. See Why Herb Chain, Assistant Professor at St. John’s University, Incorporates the Ethical Leadership Certification Program Into His Classes. “I have required my students to complete the NASBA Center for the Public Trust’s […]

LEAD WITH INTEGRITY: Education, Experience and Relationships

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Reflecting on my professional journey, I was reminded about the variety of lessons I have learned, impacting my career and life. Some lessons came from formal education opportunities, others from experiences, and more from relationships. My belief is that these three platforms have provided me with tremendous exposures that are helping […]

Why I Give (Donald H. Burkett, CPT Chairman)

Ethics Matters July/August 2019 Donald H. Burkett serves as CPT chairman and is a proud supporter of the organization. Why did you first give to the NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT)? I believe in the CPT’s mission and every dollar contributed allows the organization to touch more lives. The CPT staff truly makes […]

Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

How we approach our day-to-day interactions in the workplace matter. Whether you are a manager speaking to your employees or an associate addressing an issue with a colleague, what we say and how we say it is important. Unfortunately, those conversations are not always based around positive issues. An employee’s poor performance, neglect or firing […]

Email Etiquette: Tips and Tricks

There are days when it may seem too difficult to count how many emails you send and receive. Between putting out the proverbial fires to following-up with leads, your responses and approach are crucial in maintaining a positive, professional relationship. Email etiquette is a key tool in business communications, and this skill must be learned, […]