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Benefits of Fractional HR Leadership

This article was co-authored by Teresa Foltz, vcfo Houston Senior People Operations/ HR Consultant, and Paul Hagerty, vcfo Dallas Senior People Operations/ HR Consultant. Outsourcing HR – 8 Benefits of Virtual or Fractional HR Leadership Employees have always been a company’s most important asset, but the events of recent years have driven that point home …

vcfo Austin Team Adds Elbert Johnson, Consulting CFO

The vcfo team continues to expand with the recent addition of Consulting CFO Elbert Johnson. Elbert is a senior finance professional with nearly three decades of experience in financial reporting and analysis, banking and credit relationships, treasury-cash management, profit improvement, budgeting and forecasting, and e-commerce across multiple industries. He is particularly skilled in implementing effective …

Eleven Factors for Improving Employee Retention

Improving Retention and Reducing Turnover | vcfo

This article was co-authored by Ellen Wood, President & CEO of vcfo, and Paul Hagerty, Senior HR Consultant in vcfo’s Dallas market. Eleven Factors Supporting Employee Retention Through Reduced Turnover Finding and retaining new talent has become incredibly difficult, time intensive, and costly for businesses. This is especially the case given that the unemployment rate …

Gary Golden Joins vcfo Dallas as Consulting CFO

vcfo is delighted to announce that Gary Golden has joined the vcfo Dallas team as a Consulting CFO. Gary is a finance professional with more than 45 years of expertise in business development, global accounting, and process improvement across multiple industries. With a detail-oriented and results-driven work style, his forte lies in implementing effective cost …

How Company Culture Supports (or Sinks) Strategy

How Company Culture Impacts Strategy | vcfo

Business author and icon Peter Drucker is famously quoted for saying that “culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Still, in some organizations, strategy nonetheless garners a great deal more attention and energy than company culture does. To be sure, even the most sound and well-articulated strategies will fail or never live up to their full potential …

Paul Hagerty joins vcfo Dallas HR Team

The vcfo Dallas team has expanded to include Paul Hagerty, PHR, SHRM-SCP. An HR professional with more than twenty years of experience, Paul will serve vcfo clients as a strategic HR advisor. He specializes in developing and executing effective strategies that drive retention, quality talent acquisition, and improve the overall employee experience. His professional experience …

vcfo Denver HR Team Adds Karli Osgoodby

vcfo is pleased to announce that Karli Osgoodby, SPHR, has joined the vcfo team as a Senior HR Consultant, in order to better serve our clients in the greater Denver area with strategic HR services. Karli is a human resources professional with ten years of experience. She is a dynamic leader offering comprehensive knowledge and …

Financial Forecasting Best Practices and Tips

Financial Forecasting Best Practices and Tips | vcfo

Financial Forecasting Best Practices – 7 Tips for Success Financial forecasts are critically important planning tools. In creating the forecast, research into the profitability of current operations and areas of potential expansion are essential to success. Management teams may be working very hard but challenged to make optimal operational decisions without well-defined goals and objectives. …

What Happens After You Submit a Job Application

Applying for Jobs

From the Recruiting Desk at vcfo Have you ever wondered if a company received your job application? Do you wonder if your application has been lost in hustle? Is someone actually reading through your cover letter and resume that you carefully created? Here, we’ll discuss what actually happens after you submit a job application and …

7 Leadership Practices that Make a Big Difference

This post was co-authored by Cristina Silingardi, Vice President with vcfo, and Donna Zinsmeyer, Director of Operations with vcfo. 7 Leadership Practices that Make a Big Difference for Employees and Organizations As we have celebrated our 25th anniversary this year, we have also looked back at leadership practices that helped to make it possible. It is …