5 Things Small Business Owners Can Do to Reduce the Risk of Employee Theft

Julie Babcock-HydeFraud Prevention, Uncategorized0 Comments

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  Many small business owners assume an employee would never steal from them because of the nature of close relationships at their small business. In addition, the majority of small business owners have never been trained on preventing loss from employee theft. Employees don’t just steal cash – they may be stealing inventory and materials that go into manufacturing, tools … Read More

The Death of the Annual Performance Review

Julie Babcock-HydeUncategorized0 Comments

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If you have employees, you probably also have a process to help them understand how they are doing on their job performance. There’s a new trend in large companies to kill the annual performance review and replace it with continuous, instant feedback as well as a tool called an after-action review.   After-Action Review An after-action review (AAR) is a … Read More

Tax Time, Ready or Not

Julie Babcock-HydeUncategorized0 Comments

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It’s always a huge relief to many people who get their taxes done early.  That gray cloud of stress that nags at you to get it over with can be gone in a matter of weeks instead of months.  April is right around the corner.  Here are a few tips to cross that task off your to-do list way before … Read More