vcfo Blog

Welcome to the vcfo blog! Here you will find posts written by our finance, recruiting and human resources experts.

Overcome the Toughest Tech Recruiting Challenges

09.15.2014 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

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Source, develop and retain top tech talent in your company with these tips from vrecruiting Managing Director Craig Jackson.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: tech recruiting advice, employee retention, hiring methods

Selling for Your Small Business Through Relationships

09.05.2014 | Published By:

Thom Singer

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For small business owners, the sales cycle can be a very personal experience, leading to potential disappointment or discouragement when deals are lost. In this blog, Thom Singer addresses the importance of maintaining and nurturing client relationships beyond a single transaction. 

Categories: Finance, Executive Placement

What Happens After You Submit a Job Application

08.28.2014 | Published By:

Amanda Mullins

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After you hit "apply" on a job application, you may wonder what happens next. In this blog, Recruiting Coordinator Amanda Mullins discusses the application process from the hiring side and best practices to get your resume to the top of the pile.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: hiring methods, job interviews

What Your Worst Customers Can Teach You About Loyalty - Part 2

08.21.2014 | Published By:

Jill Griffin

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While often difficult to manage and understand, the toughest customers may be your best loyalty teachers. In this two-part series, Jill Griffin, an internationally-published author on customer loyalty, highlights four difficult customer types and the lessons they provide.

Tags: small business management, customer loyalty

What Your Worst Customers Can Teach You About Loyalty - Part 1

08.19.2014 | Published By:

Jill Griffin

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While often difficult to manage and understand, the toughest customers may be your best loyalty teachers. In this two-part series, Jill Griffin, an internationally-published author on customer loyalty, highlights four difficult customer types and the lessons they provide.

Tags: small business management, customer loyalty

3 Situations Where It’s Smarter Staffing to Outsource

08.13.2014 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

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Whether you’re seeking recruiting solutions for the entire company, individual business units or a specific project, vrecruiting Managing Director Craig Jackson highlights three situations when recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) may be the solution to your hiring needs.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: hiring methods, tech recruiting advice

Growth Opportunity: The Demand Chain

08.07.2014 | Published By:

Art Saxby

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Is your company aiming to perfect operational efficiencies through the Supply Chain? In this article from Chief Outsiders President Art Saxby, he challenges this thinking and offers a new operational solution—the Demand Chain.

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting

Tags: executive leadership, strategic planning, operational advice

Top 5 Interview Tips for Hiring Managers

07.29.2014 | Published By:

David Solano

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To narrow down job candidates and ensure the perfect fit for your company, Senior Executive Search Consultant David Solano discusses five key tips for hiring managers to consider during the interview process.

Categories: Recruiting, Executive Placement, Recruiting Consulting, Executive Placement Consulting

Tags: hiring methods, executive talent, job interviews

Top Questions for Startup Funding

07.24.2014 | Published By:

John Brenneman

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Seattle Practice Manager John Brenneman answers attendee questions from the "Pitch to Win" webinar Q&A session and provides further insight on how to seek funding for a startup or entrepreneurial venture. 

Categories: Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting

Tags: start-up, entrepreneurship

Ranking Your Employees: Use a Little More Science, a Little Less Art

07.08.2014 | Published By:

Amy Thrall

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With a focus on a standardized, objective and quantifiable system, Senior HR Consultant Amy Thrall offers a new method for employee rankings.

Categories: Human Resources, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: human resources, measuring success, employee retention

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