Finance News & Insights

Align A/P and Purchasing to lower costs, boost accuracy

Chances are, you’ve seen a fair share of friction can exist between A/P and Purchasing in the Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) process. [Read more…]

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Finance’s guide to managing conflict – no matter how others react

You’ve heard the expression, “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” And that philosophy rings true in any Finance department. [Read more…]

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The tool that keeps communication high at year-end

You know year-end is a massive team effort – which can be a blessing and a curse. [Read more…]

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Do employers take hourly workers for granted? 3 ways to prevent engagement problems

The turnover rate among hourly workers is a whooping 49% on average, according to some research. When turnover is that high, it almost always means engagement is precipitously low. [Read more…]

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3 ‘harmless’ job interview questions that can land you in big legal trouble

Your hiring pros probably go out of their way to avoid asking obvious questions about race, age, gender and disability during job interviews. [Read more…]

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7 leadership mistakes that kill employee motivation

It’s tempting to cut corners to save money, but cutting the wrong corners can lead to unmotivated employees. [Read more…]

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Top 6 Finance manager mistakes that can land you in court

What do employment attorneys see as the common thread that lands well-meaning employers in court time and time again? Costly mistakes by their front-line managers.  [Read more…]

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Performance talks: 4 harmless phrases that can kill Finance staffers’ morale

For many finance managers, especially newer ones, performance-based conversations are uncomfortable.
But these conversations are a critical part of the job and saying the wrong thing during these conversations can demoralize employees – especially if those staffers are already struggling.  [Read more…]

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A proven onboarding timeline: 180 days to a Finance superstar

You know the onboarding process can make or break your hiring process. Done correctly, onboarding can ensure new staffers are contributing in no time. [Read more…]

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Distracted staffers? 3 ways to cut down on workplace interruptions

Between the constant emails, instant messages and good, old-fashioned unsolicited co-worker visits, it can be tough for Finance pros to stay on task. [Read more…]

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