Posts Tagged ‘happy employees’

Telecommuting: A Win-Win Situation

The work-from-home business model continues to grow and gain traction among many successful and growing companies.  Each year, FlexJobs publishes a list of the 100 employers who posted the most work-at-home and remote jobs in the preceding 12 months – Austin-based computer giant, Dell, ranks #3 on that list.  Overall, in 2013 FlexJobs reported a 25% increase in mobile or work-at-home jobs, mostly because technology has made it practical to do more kinds of work remotely. So, what are the advantages of allowing employees to buck the traditional work environment and seek their own personal office sanctuary at home, in […]

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MVP Spotlight: Experience

MVP Spotlight: Experience

 Today our MVP spotlight shines on Melissa Fletcher, a ProLedge Account Manager and accounting veteran with over 25 years combined experience in public accounting, as well as, an industry controller. Q: What are your primary responsibilities at ProLedge, Melissa? A: I am the primary contact for the client list assigned to me. When I take on a new client, the first order of business is to meet in person (or virtually) to understand their needs. After that, I am responsible for the quality and timeliness of the ongoing work the ProLedge team performs for said client. Ultimately, I am responsible […]

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ProLedge MVP: Customer Service

Cristina Fitzgerald, a relatively new addition to the ProLedge family, serves our clients as a Back Office Bookkeeper.  In just over a year, Cristina has become one of our ProLedge MVP’s.  We asked Cristina to evaluate ProLedge and help educate small business owners on what makes the ProLedge team so powerful. Q: Why should a small business owner choose to do business with ProLedge? A: The business owner can focus on their business, which is their area of expertise and let Proledge do the behind the scenes work. If a business owner spends all of his/her time doing the books […]

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ProLedge MVP Spotlight: Your Books Are In Good Hands

ProLedge MVP Spotlight: Your Books Are In Good Hands

At ProLedge, it is our promise to focus on the books so you can focus on the business.  This spring we’re pulling the curtain back and introducing you to some of our MVP’s.  Your business is in good hands! Meet Jill Carpenter, Staff Bookkeeper with ProLedge since January 2011. She’s been crunching numbers professionally since her first job out of high school.  For ProLedge, Jill interfaces with account managers to perform the daily bookkeeping tasks for clients. Q: Jill, you say you were born a bookkeeper? A: I have worked as a bookkeeper in some form or fashion for almost […]

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ProLedge Spotlight: Bookkeeping Advice From One of Our MVP’s

ProLedge Spotlight: Bookkeeping Advice From One of Our MVP’s

Another tax season has come and gone.  We survived! Here are a few tips to make your 2013 tax filing process more of a breeze (and less gale force winds): Don’t push your bookkeeping aside until the end of the year. Let somebody else do it! Hire an affordable payroll service provider and/or CPA to take care of any potential IRS/tax issues and responsibilities. Remote bookkeeping services, such as ProLedge, will likely cost less than having a full time employee in-house and will deliver the same results. Consider onsite training and/or consulting for current in-house bookkeeping employees on better bookkeeping […]

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Happy Employees Are the Secret to Success.

The jobs site CareerBliss.com analyzes 50,000 company reviews and evaluations it receives each year from employees.  The most content workers in the U.S. credit their happiness to first-rate employee incentives, ample benefits, career advancement programs, and great work-life balance. Happy employees save companies money, provide excellent customer service, make fewer mistakes and work more efficiently. What are you doing to create a happy work environment for your employees? Here are a few ideas to keep your team in high spirits and your profit margins growing: 1. Pay your employees accurately and on-time.  Every time. Create staffing worksheets to inform full […]

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