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Pursuing continuing professional education (CPE) opportunities during work hours?

(HR manager)
1.Does your employer let you earn CPE hours during work hours? 2. Does your employer reimburse you for your CPE expenses and if so up to what rate a year? Thanks!
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What are the best tools to manage a remote employee?

Carrie Scott
Title: VP Finance
Company: Private
(VP Finance at Private)
133369 Views | 18 Answers/Comments

What do you like most about your job?

Susan Scott
Title: HR Manager
Company: Private
(HR Manager at Private)
Since this is not a job interview, although this question does get asked in interviews, please try to answer without regard to how it may reflect upon you. I know, that is not easy!...
830944 Views | 26 Answers/Comments

Does anyone account for "unvested" vacation accrual for hourly employees

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What's the difference between PEO ad employer of record?

Pablo Gomez
Title: Marketing assistant
Company: NNROad
(Marketing assistant at NNROad)
130298 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

How's your company reacting to coronavirus - COVID-19? E.g., in UK IR35 laws delayed

Nick Ganzha
Title: CEO, founder
Company: Acumen International
(CEO, founder at Acumen International)
In response to the coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic Britain's IR35 anti-avoidance tax laws have been delayed by a year. That's a good news for IT contractors and private-sector employ...
27274 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Do you know what the new IR35 law coming into force in UK on April 6, 2020 brings to private sector and how should your company prepare?

Nick Ganzha
Title: CEO, founder
Company: Acumen International
(CEO, founder at Acumen International)
April of 2020 is going to mark a major change in UK in-country labor laws and regulations, with the expansion of IR35 laws. For many companies, this is going to mark a major shift in th...
12517 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

What policy is your company putting in for sick leave during Corona Virus for hourly workers?

Allan Kaplan
Title: CFO
Company: Euclid Systems Corporation
(CFO at Euclid Systems Corporation)
We are having a meeting later today to discuss, curious how others are handling this. We ordinarily give PTO that includes vacation and sick. But with the Virus, we definitely do no...
25198 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

Does Payroll report to HR or Finance?

Liz Armstrong
Title: Controller, consulting
Company: Consulting
(Controller, consulting at Consulting)
I'm interested in getting feedback from large employers (over 100 employees) with out-of-state employee and have somewhat complex payroll (lots of deduc...
343499 Views | 47 Answers/Comments

Does Working Remotely Inhibit Your Career Development?

Vincent Ryan
Title: Editor in chief
Company: CFO
(Editor in chief at CFO)
This column we posted on, Have Virtual Workers? Here’s What to Tell Them, has me thinking: The way this Korn Ferry executive describes it, working remotely has some serious dr...
17652 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Proper Onboarding of New Employees At Aquisition

(HR Specialist)
My company recently acquired a majority share of another business. We will be absorbing approximately 30 new employees as a result, and will process their payroll and administer their ...
52599 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

Business title

Stefan Balta
Title: HR Specialist
Company: Groupon Ireland
(HR Specialist at Groupon Ireland)
If someone is a Senior Manager HR, is he/she allowed to sign documents with a different title, for example, HR Director?
31044 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

What does it take to be a good CFO?

M. Feldman
Title: Controller
Company: Private
(Controller at Private)
41084 Views | 9 Answers/Comments

Accountant Job Interview Questions

What are some of the best questions to ask when you are interviewing potential accountants? Thanks! ...
194745 Views | 16 Answers/Comments

What's my job title?

I work for the family business and I wear a lot of hats but don’t have a set job title. Some of my duties are -Managing 4 websites -Creating and sending out email blasts -Excel ex...
47127 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

What's your opinion of outsourced CFO companies?

What's your opinion on the large national outsourced CFO companies like Patina, Tatum/Randstad, Hardesty, B2BCFO, etc.? Good and bad from reputation to rates paid and everything in ...
72309 Views | 10 Answers/Comments

Replacing Yourself: CFO's, Have you ever had to train your replacement?

My company knows I'm planning on retiring in the near future, and they've indicated they want to go ahead and start looking for my replacement. They would like to find someone w...
56088 Views | 12 Answers/Comments

Is the outsourced CFO here to stay or just a passing fad?

Jason M. Jones LPA
Title: Client Service Coordinator
Company: Hemphill Wright & Associates CPAs
(Client Service Coordinator at Hemphill Wright & Associates CPAs)
Over the last 4-5 years, there has been a significant increase in accounting and finance practitioners marketing themselves as part-time/interim/fractional/outsourced CFOs, and I am cur...
53550 Views | 16 Answers/Comments

Pain Points with Payroll Cards

Adam Rust
Title: Director
Company: WiseWage
(Director at WiseWage)
I have a question. I'm trying to do research on pain points with using payroll cards. Generally, I'm an advocate for the use of these cards if employers have workers who are unbanked....
7405 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

What do you do after you have been fired for not committing fraud

It is great that our profession says we are not allowed to commit fraud. I was recently fired because I refused to fraudulently charge out a grant. I now have no references. I am forced...
76682 Views | 28 Answers/Comments

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