Top Blogs of 2016

As we kick off the new year, we are remembering our most read blogs from 2016. From compliance to strategy to valuation, we covered a variety of finance, HR and recruiting topics and best practices, realized through our own experiences and takeaways from helping clients address their business needs and concerns.

1. Complexity vs. Simplicity: Knowing the Audience for Your Valuation
Valuation is an exercise in forecasting future results, which becomes a trade-off between incremental effort and incremental results. In order to decide where to focus your incremental efforts, it’s important to understand your audience.
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2. Someday I’ll Be A Unicorn
In today’s marketplace, there are plenty of investors and entrepreneurs simply chasing “unicorns”, hoping against hope for something magical to happen. However, chasing market share for the sake of owning a market is folly and a path to ruin. So how do to you avoid getting yourself stuck in a bad spot?
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3. Reasonable Cybersecurity Measures
What should organizations be doing to ensure they have done what is necessary to protect their data from malicious actors? This article discusses reasonable cybersecurity measures for companies of any size.
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4. What Overtime Exemptions Mean for Your Business
While the bill was ultimately blocked, vcfo’s HR team prepared by outlining the Department of Labor’s final rule updating overtime regulations and its business affects.* For compliance-related assistance as it relates to new or changing regulations, vcfo HR consultants are able to help.
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5. SaaS Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Fast-growth Companies in Healthcare
Providing innovative medical software solutions is a great way to tap into the healthcare market. Find out about what KPIs to look for in determining profitability for your SaaS offering.
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6. The HR Revolution and Evolution
Over the past 100 years, the human resources function in business has vastly evolved. However, for many businesses, it’s time for an HR revolution.
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7. The Importance of Value Interpretation During a Sale
A cursory view of the stock market would have you believe that a company’s value is a singular metric. But, there is more at play than meets the eye here. For buyers, there are three specific areas you must consider.
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8. How the FLSA Ruling Will Impact Your Business
With the new FLSA rules planning to go into effect on December 1, 2016, vcfo explains why FLSA analysis and compensation planning is critical for all employers.* While the rule was ultimately blocked, vcfo’s finance and HR consultants are knowledgeable on the latest regulatory and compliance issues surrounding businesses.
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9. Why a Strategic, Not Reactive, Recruiting Approach Works for Us and Can Benefit You in 2017
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?
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10. Build the Best Budget for Your Business
Is your company using the right type of budget? Learn the pros and cons of the top budgeting methodologies.
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*This article was written before the FSLA was blocked. For more information, please click here.