THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN RECRUITING: CANDIDATES

“Social Media is where it’s at!” Or so we are told over and over again.  Certainly the feeling is that if you aren’t using it, either as a candidate or…

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THE 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO IF YOUR ARE A WHATSAPP EMPLOYEE

The recent acquisition of WhatsApp by Facebook, at an astonishingly high valuation, brings to mind some thoughts about the challenges faced by those 53 WhatsApp employees who find themselves suddenly…

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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUTOMATION: THE OFTEN NEGLECTED OPPORTUNITY

The past ten to fifteen years have seen significant advancement in the body of knowledge around best practices in Accounts Payable processing.  Despite all of that expertise available to anyone…

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WILL YOU BE HIT WITH ADDITIONAL TAXES DUE TO THE ACA?

In 2013 much was made of the impact of new taxes, especially those affecting high income earners, flowing out of the Affordable Care Act to aid in funding insurance coverage…

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DUSTING OFF THE RECRUITING COBWEBS AND HIRING FOR GROWTH

As we come to the close of 2013, I’ve noticed that business owners and executives that have managed to weather through the recession and come out of it a bit…

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NON-PROFIT DASHBOARD 3: A CULTURAL AS WELL AS TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE

In the previous two articles I addressed why you should consider implementing a dashboard and how to build one and what to include.  This article addresses how to approach the…

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FRAUD AND ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

The larger an organization grows, the more complex its operations become. While growth is the sought-after goal of business, that success brings with it a heightened risk of fraud.  Fraud…

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IS IT TIME TO HIRE A CFO?

If you’re a start-up or a small company CEO (especially for the first time), at some point you’ve asked yourself “Do I need to hire a CFO?” I’ve seen variations…

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NON-PROFIT DASHBOARDS PART 1: THE ROLE AND REASON

The current trend in organizations is to distribute real time financial and performance information to managers in order to improve the quality of information available to them and to enable…

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SO YOU NEED A VALUATION? WHY? WHAT’S THE PURPOSE?

There are lots of reasons for a privately-owned business to consider a valuation.  These might include: 1.Pricing employee stock options 2.Shareholder buyouts 3.Internal sales and purchases 4.Buy/sell agreements 5.Estate planning…

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