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Do You Need a CFO?

05.22.2017 | Published By:

Steven A. Cook

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I often get asked by my peers if their company needs a CFO and it’s not surprising for CEOs with good controllers and accounting managers to struggle with it. The lines between unique skill sets are blurred in many companies; however the differences are important and should not be overlooked. This post explains four key job responsibilities of CFOs and highlights red flags, which are helpful for deciding if it might be time to consider hiring a full time or part time CFO.

Categories: CFO Consulting, Executive Placement Consulting

Tags: strategic planning,cfo consulting,hiring manager,recruiting candidates,recruiting firms,hiring,executive leadership,operational advice

3-Step Plan to Boost Your Online Presence for Your Next Career Move

03.07.2017 | Published By:

Ankur Patel

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Where in the past a personal introduction, solid resume and winning interview might land that dream position, todays job search demands that job seekers also have a carefully curated personal brand online.

Tags: hiring,hiring methods,job seekers,job interviews

Showing the Strategic Value of HR - Part 2

11.21.2016 | Published By:

Teresa Foltz, Houston

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In this two-part series, Teresa Foltz, senior Human Resources consultant for vcfo, describes how HR Departments can earn the respect and confidence of leadership and the work groups they serve through understanding the businesses they support, value added solutions, and remembering the HR department is a service to the internal customer not the company police department.

Categories: Human Resources, Recruiting Consulting, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: hr consulting firms,hiring methods,hiring,recruiting firms,hiring manager,recruiting candidates

Why a Strategic, Not Reactive, Recruiting Approach Works for Us and Can Benefit You in 2017

11.04.2016 | Published By:

Vira Trevino-Garcia

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As we close 2016 and prepare to begin a new year, we're presented with the ideal opportunity to create a focused hiring plan and start putting it into action. But how does one go about addressing the finer points of this process? Here, we prioritize the most critical needs of a prospective end-of-year plan. 

Categories: Recruiting, Human Resources, Executive Placement, Recruiting Consulting, Human Resources Consulting, Executive Placement Consulting

Tags: strategic planning,hiring,hr consulting firms,recruiting firms,hiring methods,recruiting candidates,hiring manager

Recruiting Millennials

09.25.2016 | Published By:

Jewel Roberson

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As members of another generation, whether you’re a Baby Boomer or part of Generation X or Y, interacting with the Millennial Generation may require using new communication methods. To connect effectively with millennials, we have to understand and adapt to their TFC: Traits, Formalities, and Channels.

Categories: Recruiting, Human Resources, Executive Placement, Recruiting Consulting, Human Resources Consulting, Executive Placement Consulting

Tags: executive leadership,hiring,cfo consulting,recruiting firms,job seekers,recruiting candidates,hiring manager

What Overtime Exemptions Mean for Your Business

08.11.2016 | Published By:

Kelly Wells, Dallas

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Kelly Wells, senior Human Resources consultant for vcfo, provides an overview relating to the recent updates of the overtime regulations and how it affects businesses. 

Categories: Human Resources, Recruiting Consulting, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: hr consulting firms,hiring methods,hiring,recruiting firms,hiring manager,recruiting candidates

Showing the Strategic Value of HR - Part 1

07.19.2016 | Published By:

Teresa Foltz, Houston

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In this two-part series, Teresa Foltz, senior Human Resources consultant for vcfo, describes how HR Departments can earn the respect and confidence of leadership and the work groups they serve through understanding the businesses they support, value added solutions, and remembering the HR department is a service to the internal customer not the company police department.

Categories: Human Resources, Recruiting Consulting, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: hr compliance,hr consulting firms,hiring methods,recruiting candidates,hiring manager,hiring

Strategic Interviewing: Developing Your Recruiting Sixth Sense

10.09.2015 | Published By:

Laurie Holsman, Austin

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Any good recruiting manager or HR professional will tell you there is certainly a science behind hiring good talent. In addition, Director of Recruiting Laurie Holsman discusses the non-scientific side to identifying quality employees—the Recruiting Sixth Sense.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: job interviews,hiring,hiring methods,hiring manager

To Interview Smarter Think Shorter

01.13.2014 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

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 Managing Director Craig Jackson provides insight on preparing candidates to ace the interview.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: job interviews,job seekers,hiring

What’s Trending for Job Searchers

12.16.2013 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

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Based on recent research, digital career searching is the way to go for almost all seekers. Managing Director Craig Jackson explains why.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: job interviews,job seekers,hiring

A Match Made in Recruiting Heaven

10.04.2013 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

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Craig Jackson writes about the top qualities for employers to look at for new employees, and what job seekers should look for in a new position.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: job seekers,hiring

It’s All About the Networking

05.09.2013 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

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Networking is the most critical step you can make while searching for your next job.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: hiring,recruiting firms,recruiting candidates,job seekers

The Top 10 Points to Consider When You Outsource CFO Services

05.01.2013 | Published By:

Ellen Wood, Austin

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Looking for an interim CFO and not sure what to look for? vcfo shares our "Top 10 Points to Consider When You Outsource CFO Services".

Categories: Finance, Finance Consulting, CFO Consulting, About vcfo

Tags: hiring,strategic planning,executive leadership,financial consulting firms,cfo consulting,operational advice

The Platinum Rule of Hiring

04.24.2013 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

It's important to let the candidate do the majority of the talking during an interview, as you want to find out as much information as you can prior to hiring.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: hiring,recruiting firms,recruiting candidates,job seekers

New Form I-9 Released

04.09.2013 | Published By:

Christine Roach, Austin

Senior Human Resources Consultant, Christine Roach discusses the updates to the new Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9, and why employers should pay close attention to the appropriate completion and accuracy of these forms

Categories: Human Resources, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: hiring,hiring manager,hr compliance

Great Internal Systems = Reduced Risk = Proactive HR & Accounting Departments

04.03.2013 | Published By:

Liz Hocker, Austin

vhr Managing Director, Liz Hocker, shares how upgrading your internal software systems can increase productivity in the HR and accounting departments. Payroll systems and HRIS providers are making the transition easier than you may think.

Categories: Finance, Human Resources, Finance Consulting, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: hiring,measuring success,increased productivity

Recruiters vs. Job Boards

03.27.2013 | Published By:

Corey Babel, Austin

Executive Recruiter Corey Babel highlights the value recruiters can offer companies in their talent searches. Below are some reasons why hiring a recruiter is more useful than simply logging into the job boards to find a specific candidate.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: hiring,recruiting firms,recruiting candidates,job seekers

You finally landed a job interview—now prepare yourself

02.27.2013 | Published By:

Corey Babel, Austin

Knowledge and preparation are the keys to successful interviewing. Corey Babel, Executive Recruiter , provides simple tips for preparing for the big day.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: hiring,recruiting firms,recruiting candidates,job seekers

Urgency in the recruiting process

01.16.2013 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

What does urgency mean to you and your hiring process? In today's competitive recruiting world, it is imperative that your processes are set up so you can move quickly upon finding the right candidate.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: hiring,recruiting industry,hiring manager,recruiting firms

It’s Winter 2013…Are your HR practices ready for ICE?

12.31.2012 | Published By:

Liz Hocker, Austin

Are you compliant with ICE regulations? You can protect your company's profits by ensuring your forms, files and processes are correct.

Categories: Human Resources, Human Resources Consulting

Tags: strategic planning,hiring,hr compliance,hr consulting firms

Defining what a CFO does

11.20.2012 | Published By:

Bob Bintliff, Dallas

What does a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) do? We get that question frequently, often from entrepreneurs who are growing their business. They are familiar with bookkeeping and perhaps accounting, but often not with true CFO-level financial management. I’ve highlighted the core responsibilities of a CFO to help define this position.

Categories: Finance, CFO Consulting, About vcfo

Tags: hiring,financial services,cfo consulting,entrepreneurship,technology business strategy

Hiring in competitive market conditions

11.19.2012 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

Be prepared to battle for your next qualifed candidate. As a hiring manager, you should ask yourself several questions before hiring your next team member.

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: recruiting industry,hiring,hiring manager

Don’t ignore your gut…

10.30.2012 | Published By:

Craig Jackson, Austin

I can’t tell you how many times I hear from a client, “If I had only gone with my gut instinct I would never have hired this person, now I’m paying for it.” Ever have that situation or feeling?

Categories: Recruiting, Recruiting Consulting

Tags: hiring