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How to Hire Honest People

Total Credits: 6 including 6 Behavioral Ethics - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Ethics |  Industry |  Personal Development
Dr. Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy
Course Levels:
6 Hours


CPAs look for two things when hiring or promoting people: knowledge and skill. Based on job descriptions across the country, however, CPAs  rarely consider the *character* of job candidates. Yet character is the key to extraordinary business success. 

This unique webcast presents ten crucial qualities of high-character employees. These qualities enhance employee satisfaction, client relationships, and the bottom line.  

You’ll hear stories from people across the U.S. and beyond who reveal how honesty, courage, loyalty, and patience have helped their businesses maintain an edge over the competition. Whether you’re looking to bring new people on board or are seeking to enhance the relationships with clients yourself, How to Hire Honest People webcast will help you appreciate in practical terms why character is the missing link to excellence and how you can boost your business by putting character front and center in all that you do.

Dr. Weinstein has the unique ability to make an ethics presentation fascinating. He holds the audience’s attention effortlessly with real-world examples. Hire him! You won't regret it.    

Margaret Herriges, Communications Director, Montana Society of Certified Public Accountants 

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

*Learn the ten crucial qualities of high-character CPAs and their employees

*Discover questions you can use to evaluate the character of job candidates and current employees

*Understand the high cost of low character on your business

Major Subjects

*The high cost of low character

*Why knowledge and skill aren't enough to be a good employee--or agent/broker

*The ten crucial qualities of high-character CPAs and their employees: 1) Honesty 2) Accountability 3) Care 4) Courage 5) Fairness 6) Gratitude 7) Humility 8) Loyalty 9) Patience 10) Presence

*Questions for evaluating these qualities in job candidates

*The call to action: how to put these ten qualities into practice immediately--and why your business depends on it

Course Materials


Dr. Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy Related seminars and products: 1

Bruce Weinstein, Ph.D. is known as he Ethics Guy®. He is the CEO of the Institute for High-Character Leadership, LLC, which helps organizations hire and promote high-character employees. The Institute's training programs show how high-character employees are the key to your company's financial success. We find the stories of your high-character employees, which you may then use to strengthen your culture, boost morale and increase business.
Bruce's keynotes on ethical leadership for HR professionals and other leaders are like no other. A financial management consultant said Bruce's talk was "the best ethics presentation" he'd ever attended.
Bruce is a Forbes contributor and writes the column "Profiles in High-Character Leadership" seven times per month for He received a B.A. from Swarthmore College, a Ph.D. from Georgetown University and a National Fellowship from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. He lives in New York with his wife, Kristen Bancroft, a senior compliance professional in the financial services industry.

Additional Info

Basic Course Information


Your learning will be enriched by reading Bruce Weinstein's book, "The Good Ones: Ten Crucial Qualities of High-Character Employees," available at

Advanced Preparation None
Designed For CPAs in public practice, internal auditors and corporate financial managers
Original Recording Date 08/23/2016
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Dr. Bruce Weinstein, The Ethics Guy
Date Added to Catalog 07/05/2016

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Official Registry Statement

Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
Refund/Cancellation Policy

Please contact the ACPEN help desk 1-877-602-9877 or if you wish to cancel your attendance for a previously purchased webcast and are requesting a refund or transfer. 

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.5

Total Reviews: 92


Theresa B - venice, Florida

"Examples and stories are great!"

Jennifer G

"Really good webinar - actually enjoyable to listen to, didn't ever drag on even though was a long class"

Camilla A

"Great webinar! Entertaining and useful. "

Gregory B

"Best ethics session yet...and I have been taking them for years. "

Michelle D

"I really enjoy the course and picked up on a lot of good ideas and thoughts. Bruce was very easy to listen too and loved his energy throughout the presentation. I also thought his tie was just fine! :-)"

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