Cybersecurity and cyber insurance are a priority in today’s world, but in the past few years, these issues have become even more important for companies with employees working remotely. Working from home has multiplied the risks and occurrences of data breaches, and breach costs also have grown.
Recently we helped a family-owned general contractor re-engage two key employees. One was a supervisor whose future was in question as a large job was winding down. The other was a back office team member who’d become demotivated. Both were valuable to the business. The owners wanted to know: How can we help them stay?
Let’s focus on goal setting. Take a moment to think about your goals. How confident are you that you can achieve them? How clear are they?
HORNE recently partnered with Saf-T-Cart, an industry leader in cart manufacturing, to transform their productivity and enhance their business performance. What initially began as a collaboration to address accounting needs soon evolved into a broader look into opportunities beyond the scope of financial services.
In today’s evolving workplaces, it’s common to see baby boomers to gen z working together in the same company. How can different generations work together with different value systems, approaches to work-life balance and skill sets?
The workplace is no stranger to diversity, including race, religion and culture. But in the last few years, there has been a significant increase in the diversity and differences in generations.
Those in management positions or roles of influence should learn the best ways to connect and manage each generation in a way that encourages a strong sense of community.
Feeling out of control is not a feeling we like to experience. Reminders, sticky notes and to-do lists are a testament of us striving for control.
A vendor master database is common to most companies but is often overlooked and can become rampant with fraud. In part one of this series, we reviewed steps for decreasing the size of the vendor population. With a slimmer vendor master, we are ready to take your review to the next level.
When it comes to sustaining or growing a business today, the status quo isn’t good enough anymore. We are in exponential times where the change around us is no longer incremental and we must anticipate the opportunities and challenges facing us in the future.
Exponential times have raised the bar for us to sustain business growth today. We are experiencing fast-moving change in so many facets of our businesses. Incremental thinking will only put us further behind so an effective strategic plan must be a priority.
Large and small businesses have gone through massive changes in the past few years. Many saw their profits fall; they lost employees and suffered from supply chain issues.
In today’s world, consumers expect personalized experiences in their business interactions. Companies must engage customers who buy their products and services if they want to be successful.
The global pandemic reshaped the way we work. Not only did it expedite the shift to remote teams, it also highlighted the importance of work-life balance and allowed many workers to re-think their personal and career goals.
Cybersecurity risks challenge your business development. You need to address the bad risks so you can take the good risks that let you grow and maneuver to stay ahead of your competition. You also need expert insights into cyber risk and how you must defend your organization and protect your growth.
Technology’s power to disrupt is undeniable. One of the clearest examples rests in our pockets and purses. Decades ago, one would need a camcorder, gaming system, computer, stereo and encyclopedia – as well as a telephone – to replace just one of our mobile devices.
Even the most successful organizations can hit points where they struggle to grow. This can be especially true for companies that have experienced rapid growth. Joe Benigno, chief information officer for HORNE, said companies can be more efficient with automation, artificial intelligence and process improvement.
Since the early 1700s, when the first insurance companies were formed, organizations have sought to leverage data. What’s unique about now is the sheer amount of data available, thanks to how fast it’s generated.
Good preparation is crucial to good strategic planning – but you can’t finish without a robust strategic implementation program
Rory Tyer is Director of People Solutions with HORNE Accelerate. He helps businesses create magnetic culture to attract, retain and grow high performers. He is a certified executive coach, Associate Certified Coach level, through the International Coaching Federation and an experienced leadership solutions facilitator. His expertise spans across many industries and several countries.
Brad serves as the Chief Information Security Officer for HORNE where he leads cyber security programs and initiatives for the firm. He manages offensive cyber security operations for HORNE and its clients, where he leads on collaborating with executive leadership teams to strengthen their security posture.
INSIDE Public Accounting has ranked HORNE the fastest-growing firm in the U.S. for 2021 based on organic growth.
Engineering News-Record ranked HORNE as one of the top 50 professional services firms in the country in two areas of program management.
On Friday, November 20, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the long-awaited final rules revising regulations related to the Physician Self-Referral Law (known commonly as the Stark Law), the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), and the Civil Monetary Penalty Law (CMP).
HORNE can help you bridge the gap between treating your patients and running a practice. We give you access to the clinical and financial data to make quick and informed decisions.
While the COVID-19 situation has been a disruptor to many industries, restaurants have the ability to weather this pandemic by adopting a few best practices.
On June 11, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a new agenda – one key topic included the fairness of tipped worker pay. While the agenda is specifically related to tipped worker pay on federal contracts, this could be an indicator of wider scale changes for all employees.
Payroll is undoubtedly complex and an administrative burden. The risk of ‘getting it wrong’ comes with a high price. Employers can face fines and penalties from the IRS, state governing bodies and the Department of Labor (DOL), to name a few. Furthermore, payroll mistakes can lead to costly missed opportunities. With that in mind, we would like to highlight a few of the most common [and costly] payroll mistakes you could be making with your in-house payroll.
With the endless expansion of technological advancements in the past couple of decades, companies are now able to collect enormous volumes of data from all areas of business. Data analytics is the solution to transform all the data into information that can be used to improve your company’s bottom line. Identifying your company’s key performance indicators (KPIs) is the most important part of using data analytics to help achieve your business’s goals. KPIs can have a variety of origins ranging from measuring financial ratios to customer relationships.
HORNE was recently selected as one of the Top 50 Construction Accounting Firms in the nation by Construction Executive Magazine.
With 1,000+ team members, we serve clients in 48 states and 2 U.S. territories. We focus on construction, cybersecurity, economic recovery, financial institutions, franchise, healthcare, M&A and public & middle market companies.
Not only do our CPAs provide traditional tax and audit services, but HORNE didn’t stop there. We added even more talent & diverse skills to solve our clients’ biggest issues.
Having your “I”s dotted and “T”s crossed is important. But you need more than just compliance. Most business decisions have operational, tax, personal or long-term financial repercussions.
Jon is a data analytics senior manager at HORNE. He serves private and public companies by collaborating with them to use their data to solve problems and achieve their strategic objectives.
Jarod Myers is the director of ExecuSearch and Talent Solutions, Construction team. He leads, consults and collaborates with leadership to provide executive & professional talent placement services, HR/TA systems and process mapping solutions for small to medium size Construction businesses.
John Michaud is the director of business process solutions for HORNE. He leads the business process solutions team to apply process improvement, project management and analytic methodologies to bring out operational excellence to HORNE’s internal and external projects. His efforts enhance organizational effectiveness and provide the basis for management decisions.
Tara Chrisco is the director of people & organization development at HORNE. She is responsible for team member talent and potential over the entire worker life cycle – including talent acquisition, onboarding, learning, coaching and organization development. She also works with organizations that want to accelerate the growth of their workforce and business results.
Roxanne Anderson is a service transformation team senior manager at HORNE where she serves as a business analyst and project manager. She is responsible for establishing and coordinating project deliverables, communicating project status with internal and external stakeholders and creating custom project workflows.
Bruce Walt is a partner at HORNE where he leads business development for business strategy, data and technology, learning and development, marketing, and process transformation solutions.
Joey Havens believes that leadership is about serving others and helping those around you see and reach their full potential. That belief shapes HORNE. Our people have purpose and a genuine commitment to service. I use this passion to provide encouragement, guidance and leadership to our clients, team members and communities.
Anita specializes in business planning, succession planning and estate planning for closely held businesses and high net worth families. By guiding clients through estate and gift, retirement and tax strategies, we help them meet business goals and plan for near term and future needs.