It’s one expensive game of hide and seek: An employee goes to the warehouse to pick an item to fill and order … and it’s not where it belongs.
The majority of your peers who outsource see the payoff they were after, but that’s not tough to do — they were setting the bar way too low.
Few groups rely on other departments like Accounts Payable — which isn’t always a good thing (especially if you ask them!).
Of course you want to keep all your employees and their families healthy. It’d just be nice if it didn’t cost so much to do it.
The thought of tagging your company’s financial statements may seem remote if you’re a private company. It may not be so far off after all.
Jump on every technology that promises to improve accounting processes and you won’t have anything left in the budget to keep track of. But for some tech features finance execs should definitely jump on, few have.
It happens in every office almost every day — someone’s computer freezes, a network printer is down, the fax machine is out of toner. It’s often out of your control. What isn’t:
A law like Sarbanes-Oxley may not come along every year (thank goodness), but that doesn’t mean companies don’t have increasing demands when it comes to compliance.
They’re probably not shaking anyone down for milk money, but office bullies are just as damaging as the ones on the playground. And they’re costing companies … a lot.
One look at the latest layoff stats and you know that more companies are offering severance packages. But how much time are your peers really ponying up?