Category: Culture

PODCAST: Thought Leader – Jeff Phillips on his passion for remote work (Sage Advice)

On April 22, 2019, Jeff Phillips, CEO of Accountingfly joined Sage Advice’s podcast, click here to listen. Jeff Phillips is an entrepreneur and business leader who has spent the last 19 years in the recruitment industry.   He is currently a Co-Founder and CEO of Accountingfly, an online recruitment platform that matches accountants and bookkeepers with full […]

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PODCAST: All about Jeff Phillips and Accountingfly (Playing Above the Line)

On April 9, 2019, Jeff Phillips, CEO of Accountingfly joined Playing Above the Line’s podcast, click here to listen. Jeff Phillips is an entrepreneur and business leader who has spent the last 19 years in the recruitment industry. He is currently a Co-Founder and CEO of Accountingfly, an online recruitment platform that matches accountants and bookkeepers […]

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Does Workplace by Facebook Offer Anything for Accounting Firms?

Over the last few months, Facebook has been relentlessly pushing its Workplace by Facebook platform, expanding the app’s feature list while ramping up its marketing. Its most recent PR blitz occurred this past June, as Facebook unveiled the company’s new Workplace for Good program, touting free access to Workplace Premium for nonprofits and educational institutions among […]

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Top 5 Virtual Communication Apps

As you move your accounting firm more into the cloud and rely more on virtual employees, you’ll need to use virtual communication apps to stay in touch with workers and clients, keep everyone on the same page, and ensure key benchmarks are being met on time. But with the wealth of virtual communication app options […]

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PODCAST: Recruiting Expert Reveals How to Attract 50X More Qualified Job Applicants (Jetpack Workflow)

On June 14, 2018, Jeff Phillips, CEO of Accountingfly joined Jetpack Workflow’s podcast. Jeff Phillips, a co-founder of Accountingfly and publisher at accounting blog, Going Concern, has been in the recruiting business for over 20 years. He’s about to reveal how to attract 50X more qualified job applicants, click here to listen. Because, in today’s […]

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How to Help Remote Workers Stay Productive

We live in an age of constant distraction–especially for those who work at home. TV, videogames, Netflix, and more are all within an arm’s reach. And that’s not to mention the ultimate time stealer: the smartphone. How many times have you picked up your smartphone for legitimate business and wound up spending $0.99 on the […]

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How to Build the Ultimate Cloud Accounting Team

Maybe you’re interested in moving some or all of your accounting firm into the cloud, but you’re stuck with a lingering question: How do I organize my team in a way that will maximize the benefits of the cloud? Cloud accounting teams are typically a mix of freelance per diem workers performing gig assignments, permanent […]

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what is a cloud accounting firm

What Is a Cloud Accounting Firm?

Google “cloud accounting firm,” and what do you get? A bunch of ads for businesses promising “flexible deployment,” “integrated systems,” and “remote capabilities.” What you won’t find is a real definition of the term. So we’ve gathered insights from some of the world’s leading experts on the subject and combined them with our own knowledge […]

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PODCAST: Workaholism, toxic meetings, and remote work (Blake Oliver)

On March 7, 2018, Jeff Phillips, CEO of Accountingfly joined Blake Oliver and FloQast’s podcast. On Episode 6 of the podcast, I’m joined by Jeff Phillips of Accountingfly, a site for accountants and finance professionals to apply easily to hundreds of great jobs, click here to listen. Topics discussed: The four drivers of workaholism, and […]

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How to Make Remote Workers Feel Like Part of the Team

How to Make Remote Workers Feel Like Part of the Team

Picture the remote worker. Is he in his PJs, waking up at noon, getting in an hour of work between his favorite soap operas? Is she isolated on some distant planet, beaming projects to your office across intergalactic satellites, a faceless drone whose physical appearance is a mystery to coworkers and bosses alike? Remote working […]

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PODCAST: Where Emotion and Analytics Meet (Thriveal)

On October 11, 2017, Jeff Phillips, CEO of Accountingfly joined Thriveal’s podcast. In Episode 76, Jason Blumer and Greg Kyte discuss the emotional side of growing a firm beyond yourself (via The Emyth). How should an entrepreneur handle the business having needs of its own? Jeff Phillips from Accountingfly and Going Concern then joins them […]

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Why Company Culture Matters—And How You Can Improve It

Salary, benefits, vacation time—these are all important factors that will determine your firm’s ability to attract and retain high-quality accounting talent. But perhaps the most important factor is one that’s often overlooked: company culture. So how do you determine the current culture at your business? And if you don’t like what you find, how do […]

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