7 Critical Things to Consider When Designing Your Bonus Plan

Bonus plans that are properly designed and executed promote retention, reward employees for contributions to the organization, and drive behaviors that impact an organization’s bottom line.  From the budgeting and finance aspects, bonus plans allow the organization to pay less in fixed payroll costs (lower salaries) and shift some of those payroll dollars to variable […]

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3 Ways an Outsourced CFO can make 2017 your Best Year

Happy New Year is old news. In the finance and business world, January is almost over which means companies that operate on a calendar year are already 1/12th or 8% finished with 2017.  Denial is dangerous and hope is not a strategy.  Neither of those produces sustainable positive results.  If you truly want 2017 to […]

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Served with a side of Pie

In 2017, Boards of Directors have even more responsibility in terms of transparency, accountability and qualifying program goals. Understanding the organization’s financial complexities is no longer the sole responsibility of the Treasurer or VP of Finance. Often the Board members glaze over when the Finance Director provides the financial report. We get it. Spreadsheets and […]

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Is Your Board an Accident Waiting to Happen?

Nonprofits have incredibly talented and compassionate professionals on their board of directors. These resources are energetic, committed to the mission, and dedicated to the success of the organization. Unfortunately, resources are often limited to provide critical training. In 2014, GuideStar and the Stanford Graduate School of Business conducted a study which surveyed over 900 directors […]

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How to Adapt Your Recruitment During Fast Business Growth

Small Businesses face recruitment challenges when in expansion mode. According to LinkedIn, Small, and Medium-Sized Business Recruiting Trends 2017 Report, this upcoming year is projected to be a high growth year for over half of all small businesses. Despite these increased goals for recruitment, HR teams are not projected to grow. Recruitment teams will have […]

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