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OVERVIEW: Performs accounts payable, accounts receivable, and accounting functions according to established procedures or as directed by the Accounting manager.

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OVERVIEW: Coordinates all company accounting activities.  Prepares, analyzes, and interprets accounting records, financial reports, government reports, statistics, tax preparation, and data processing services related to accounting.

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The recession has ratcheted up America’s stress level, and employers are seeing the results spill out in their workplaces. Swearing is the most obvious example. So should you put an all-out ban on swearing at work? Probably not, here’s why …

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Check out the signature lines on emails you receive. Are you seeing more “chief” this or “senior” that or “VP” of whatever? Title inflation—or “uptitling” or “title fluffing”—has been around forever, but it traditionally picks up speed during recessions. But the practice raises organizational, morale and even legal risks. Here are three issues to consider before changing a title …

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Ah, summer … That wonderful time of year when everything slows down—including your business and your employees. The easiest thing to do, then, is just accept this state of affairs. After all, there is a gentlemen’s agreement in the business world that operations are supposed to slow down a little in the summer, right? Wrong. Here are five ways for companies to keep their focus this summer …

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Come Monday, if your employees are looking at you a little funny, maybe they just saw the new movie “Horrible Bosses,” which opens this weekend. Most employees already know if they have a horrible boss. Nearly half (46%) of U.S. employees say they’ve worked for an “unreasonable manager.” One main reason people hate their boss is trust or, more accurately, lack of it. Here are six ways managers can work to earn back the trust from their employees …

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With unemployment still hovering above 9%, too many managers approach their employees with the attitude—whether through words or actions or both—that employees should feel lucky to even have a job. While that may be true, it’s a horrible baseline to start a manager/employee relationship.

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Many professions, including Human Resources, require continuing education to keep employees up-to-date on the latest workplace rules and rulings as well as the most effective HR strategies. With HRCI-approved audio recordings, professionals can work toward recertification at their convenience—from home, while commuting or, yes, even while walking the dog via MP3 or CD player. (Although juggling the plastic bag and pooper-scooper could make it difficult to take notes!)

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Among the carnage in the streets of Vancouver after last week’s Stanley Cup playoff loss comes the story of people who were victims of their own social media stupidity. Exhibit A …

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Even as the public continues to wonder: “What was he thinking?!”  It is clear that former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has plenty of company in making social media mistakes (including a flight attendant, IBM employee, job applicant and a crime reporter, to name a few). As more workplaces are dealing with embarrassing—and legally risky—online behaviors, Business Management Daily new webinar provides answers to employers and HR departments on how they can protect themselves from social media mistakes, misjudgments and legal risks.

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