Losing Motivation in the New Year? Here’s Some Tips To Stay Productive Year-Round

It’s the new year, you are excited and it’s a blank slate to form new goals, new habits and completing resolutions. Did you know 80% of people don’t achieve their New Year’s resolutions and lose motivation by February? When cultivating lasting change, motivation needs to be approached like a marathon, not a sprint.  Here are… Read More »

2021 HR & Payroll Trends

Throughout 2020 we have seen companies across the world being forced to quickly adjust entire offices to remote workforces. This, of course, came with its own set of human and administrative challenges. How are you managing more with less resources? With COVID-19 affecting your payroll operations, don’t get caught off guard during what is sure… Read More »

What is the Difference Between a Bookkeeper and a Controller?

The needs of your accounting department are typically dependent on the size of your company. The larger your business is, the more professionals you will need to handle your finances. As your organization grows, the need for both a bookkeeper and a controller may arise to address the daily accounting functions and financial planning. Both… Read More »

How to Face Common Accounting Ethical Dilemmas

The handling of confidential information and sensitive data is a daily occurrence in accounting. The numbers you crunch directly affect bonuses and stock prices. Facing ethical issues in accounting is not uncommon. Conflict of interest, confidentiality issues, or fraudulent practices are typical dilemmas you may face at some point in your accounting career. You must… Read More »

Manage Your Team’s Productivity During the Holiday Season

It is an unfortunate fact that productivity suffers during the holiday season. You must have reasonable expectations while still demanding high-quality output from your employees. You cannot work your team into the ground and ignore their social obligations during this time. However, you can take action to ensure your bottom line remains intact throughout the… Read More »

How Temporary Work Can Help You Spend More Time With Family

Most people these days struggle to find a balance between their personal and professional lives. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics asserts that approximately 60% of families with children have both parents in the workforce. Recession forces employees to take on new responsibilities and work longer hours. However, temporary employment is an excellent alternative to a full-time… Read More »

Accounts Payable Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

Accounts payable clerks are accountable for compiling and maintaining accounts payable records in all types of industries. This role typically requires a BS degree or experience in finance, accounting, or business administration. Proficiency with proprietary software and spreadsheets are necessary technical skills. When interviewing a candidate for an accounts payable position, you must ask a… Read More »

How Do I Become a Human Resources Administrator?

If you enjoy providing guidance to employees, overseeing benefits, payroll, and performance management, then a career as a human resources (HR) administrator might be right for you. As an HR administrator, you will be the first point of contact for all HR-related inquiries. Tasks might include handling employment contracts, recruiting, and setting up job interviews… Read More »

Equality and Fairness in the Workplace

If you are like countless persons, you might think that Equality and fairness are the same things. However, you might be wrong. With Equality, everyone receives the same measure, quantity, amount, or number as another. Equality is being the same in quantity, value, or status. It balances social, economic, and political standing among individuals despite… Read More »

Find Your Fit With FlexTek

Accounting and finance coworkers meeting

Despite the need for skilled accounting and finance professionals in nearly every industry, it is difficult to find a great job if you conduct a solo search. The Houston, Dallas, and Austin markets are extremely competitive, and it can take even the most seasoned professionals months – or longer – to find a job that is a true fit. That’s why… Read More »