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New NOC Setup

Andro Box
Title: Process Engineer
Company: NetCenter
(Process Engineer at NetCenter)
We are in the process of setting up a brand new IT operations centre for our client. We already have few processes in terms of ITIL, but is there any guide you can point to, for all the...
1046 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

Putting PTO hours back

Demetra Guillory
Title: Medical assistant
Company: Cy-Pain and Spine
(Medical assistant at Cy-Pain and Spine)
Is it legal to put PTO hours back that are used just to avoid regular pay overtime?
2404 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Escrow Account

We (US based entity) need to open an escrow account in either Hong Kong or the UK. Is it possible to open one without physically going there? Service providers? Anyone has any experi...
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How do I find the right outsourcing company for my accounting needs?

Roger Frederick
Title: CFO
Company: Private
(CFO at Private)

I have a small consulting business. What are some things that I should look at? Experience? Cost? What else?

7912 Views | 11 Answers/Comments

Contract CFO legal limits?

Hi, we recently hired in a contract CFO to look at our computers to check our overhead, the way we are structured and so forth. He also has a client that is trying to get into the same ...
2343 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

What would be the best way to hire a commission employee?

Maria Daniels
Title: Owner/operator
Company: Reset Business Consulting
(Owner/operator at Reset Business Consulting)
I am a smaller business. I am considering hiring someone to work for me on a commission basis. I know whenever I first started in the industry I work for commission. I am not sure ...
7042 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

As a newly hired CFO, What should my plan be for the first year?

Marwan Binyameen
Title: CFO
Company: Alsoraye investment Co.
(CFO at Alsoraye investment Co.)

As a newly hired CFO, What should my first financial plan be for the first year?

4499 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

How to prepare individual work plan/ performance management?

ashok kunwar
Title: accountant
Company: SOS Children's Village, Nepal
(accountant at SOS Children's Village, Nepal)
4 objective key competence required for Job?
4577 Views | 2 Answers/Comments

How would you organize and utilize competitor information from the internal sales team systemically

James J.
Title: Finance | Strategy in Retail
Company: Undisclosed, Inc
(Finance | Strategy in Retail at Undisclosed, Inc)
Hi, I wanted to see if anyone has had experience acquiring, organizing, and using competitor information sourced from a (internal) organization's sales team. Do you use a combinatio...
3217 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Do you use any method when you compare business tools?

Elena Benito Ruiz
Title: CMO @ BeeBole
Company: BeeBole
LinkedIn Profile
(CMO @ BeeBole at BeeBole)
Hi, I'm conducting a qualitative research on how managers choose tools. In this case, it's employee time-tracking tools. My question for anyone out there is whether you use some sort of...
4365 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

CFO Global Business Outlook Survey

Jessica Bozzo
Title: Content Project Manager-Finance
Company: Argyle Executive Forum
(Content Project Manager-Finance at Argyle Executive Forum)
Hi Proformative Community, Please participate in the quarterly CFO Global Business Outlook Survey, the world's longest-running and most comprehensive research on finance exe...
5739 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

Is it possible and/or wise to design a dynamic equity split agreement with start-up co-founders?

11958 Views | 6 Answers/Comments

What type of impact would the proposed new tax law have on your business?

Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
LinkedIn Profile
(President & CFO at
I'm only talking about lowering the Corporate tax rate and the 1-time tax on foreign dollars brought back to the US. How would you spend the excess dollars that would have gone to ...
3698 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Non-Profit board term limits

Gerald Rockwell
Title: board memberpfh9c
Company: Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area
(board memberpfh9c at Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area)
We are in the process of improving our by-laws. I am looking for example term limits from other organizations. Any ideas? Gerald
3620 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

How important is E&O/Professional Liability insurance for a small consulting business?

Roger Frederick
Title: CFO
Company: Private
(CFO at Private)
5849 Views | 8 Answers/Comments

Creatively Covering Customers’ Catastrophes: Cover THIS!

Robert Hawn
Title: Partner
Company: Strategy Law, LLP
(Partner at Strategy Law, LLP)
As a San Jose corporate lawyer, many of our clients make their money through software licenses.  As part of their deals, a number of risks have to be allocated. One major risk is t...
1520 Views | 0 Answers/Comments

Outsourcing Environmental Managment Activities...

Nanda Kumar
Title: Analyst
Company: RU
(Analyst at RU)
Hello members, I am looking for articles or insights into outsourcing of environmental management activities. Examples of Environmental management activities are compliance with environ...
1750 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

Good on Tesla - The right thing to do!

Title: CFO
Company: C-Suite Services
LinkedIn Profile
(CFO at C-Suite Services)
Other Tesla (or political) issues aside, I think this is the right response and more importantly, the right perspective for ALL employers.
1171 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

LLC Distribution Questions - Very New

Daniel Zimnikov
Title: Founder
Company: Joint Diplomacy
(Founder at Joint Diplomacy)
I'm opening a multi-member LLC (only owned single ones before) and want to make sure that I'm understanding the situation correctly. LLC's are pass-through entities that req...
1425 Views | 1 Answers/Comments

What payroll pay frequency do you use, and why?

Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
LinkedIn Profile
(President & CFO at
In another question someone asked why would a company all of a sudden go from monthly to bi-weekly (among other issues). That got me thinking. What are the reasons we pick a payroll pay...
39766 Views | 24 Answers/Comments

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