Finance News & Insights

Flipping off the President: Fireable offense or protected free speech?

When a government contractor fired an employee over a Facebook photo that showed her giving the middle finger to President Trump, it probably didn’t expect such a widespread negative reaction from the public. [Read more…]

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What Finance is doing that would make IT cringe

OK, to be fair, it’s not just Finance staffers. But employees, Finance ones included, are taking some very risky chances when using company owned technology.

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7 reasons for CFOs to update the Handbook now

Not updating the employee handbook regularly is a mistake employers can’t afford to make. This document is employers’ first line of defense against litigation. [Read more…]

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Loose lips of worker’s daughter save firm $80K

Granted, all kids do dumb things from time to time, but the majority of these stupid exploits don’t make national news. While this college student’s father was probably furious over his daughter’s social media activity, chances are his former employer was thrilled by it. [Read more…]

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Hiring expected to increase, business economists say

American employers only hired 88,000 more workers in the month of March — a figure that has had some people worried about the state of the labor market. [Read more…]

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Forget outsourcing: 3 employees that are already equipped for social media

You don’t need to be paying a firm for internet and social media marketing services – it’s likely your team is already in place. [Read more…]

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Cost of not using social media: $1.3 trillion — what’s your share?

If you’ve been wondering about the value of using social media, a new study provides quite the claim: $900 billion to $1.3 trillion in annual value. [Read more…]

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Younger workers OK with dating a boss and tweeting about it

Employers may be surprised to find out just how many young Finance staffers don’t have a problem with dating a manager or even the CFO — and talking about the relationship on their social media sites. [Read more…]

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Is your social media presence effective? Here's how to tell

These days, having a presence on social media is a must for small businesses. But before you invest too much time and energy into a campaign, you’ll want to do this. [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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