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The billing scam that cost 2 tech giants $122 million

If Facebook and Google fell for it, what chance do we have? That’s what you might be thinking after hearing a Lithuanian man just pleaded guilty to a slew of charges stemming from a billing scam that flooded these tech giants with fake invoices for a nine-figure loss.
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Religion in the workplace: The Satanic latte

As CFOs are well aware, employees have the right to be open about their religious affiliations – however unorthodox those affiliations are. But forcing those beliefs on customers or, more accurately, in customers’ drinks is going way too far. [Read more…]

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Should you really post that? Social networking and Finance

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Almost every employee has some sort of social networking account these days, whether it’s Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or another one. But can one ill-advised post derail a career? You bet. [Read more…]

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Is asking applicants for their social media passwords going too far?

Chance are your company wouldn’t ever think to ask prospective Finance hires for access to their personal Facebook page. But there are organizations that don’t have any qualms asking for this type of info. [Read more…]

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Employees fired for griping on Facebook: Was it legal?

Everybody has one of those days. But when this employee chose to blow off some steam on Facebook, it got him and four co-workers fired. Was that company’s move legal? [Read more…]

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Court: Don't use social networking in Collections

Your A/R staffers probably use an array of tools to get in touch with past-due customers. Just make sure they don’t use social networking sites. [Read more…]

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Social media policies: More important than ever

If your company doesn’t have a social media policy, you’re leaving the door wide open for major problems. [Read more…]

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Big Gay Ice Cream Truck: A social-network success story

When these guys started their own company, they knew very little about the business they were entering into — but a whole lot about the power of social networking. [Read more…]

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Social media minefield! Office do’s and don’ts

Ugh! Why is there no one with common sense in my office? Say this to your spouse and it’s run-of-the-mill venting. Tweet it or post it on Facebook and you may just get fired. [Read more…]

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Facebook joins list of firms boosting same-sex benefits

If your firm is looking for a progressive way to bolster your benefits package, you may want to follow in the footsteps of these companies. [Read more…]

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