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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

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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 …

Tom Schwein, Consulting CFO, Joins vcfo Denver

Tom Schwein joins vcfo Denver team as Consulting CFO

vcfo is pleased to announce that the vcfo Denver team has expanded to include Tom Schwein, Consulting CFO. Tom is a Consulting Chief Financial Officer with more than 25 years of professional financial experience. Tom is a Certified Public Accountant in Colorado and has extensive background in helping companies significantly increase financial and operating performance …

Dustin Williamson Joins vcfo as Houston Managing Director

vcfo is pleased to announce the addition of Dustin Williamson to the team as Houston Managing Director. With more than 25 years of financial and management experience, he will now be mentoring and empowering our team of finance and HR consultants, spearheading our quality program, and driving strategic growth in the area. Highly analytical and forward-thinking, …

Remote Work Practices for Regional, Int’l. Employees

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This post was co-authored by Teresa Foltz, Senior HR Consultant with vcfo, and Amy Beckstead, Employment Attorney at Beckstead Terry, PLLC. Remote Work Rockets Into Hyperdrive The onset of COVID-19 pushed the already accelerating rocket of remote work into hyperdrive. The technology and framework for successful remote work models were in place but refined further …

Best Practices for Long-Term Incentive Planning

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This post is co-authored by Kelly Wells and Teresa Foltz. Many elements go into the formula for attracting, retaining and developing the right talent for your organization. In assessing how you’re doing across each of these elements, one of the questions you’ll undoubtedly want to explore is “What kind of long-term incentive plan should our …