Tag: virtual firm

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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Onboarding in a virtual environment

Onboarding in a Virtual Environment

In a recent column, we talked about the relationship between onboarding and recruiting. That discussion relates to all firms. Virtual firms face onboarding/recruiting issues, too, but with components traditional brick-and-mortar firms don’t encounter. We spoke with Jason Blumer, managing partner of Blumer CPAs, to talk about how onboarding works in a firm like his. “The […]

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The Freedom to Close Your Firm’s Doors

In my 12 years of running my own CPA firm, perhaps the most controversial thing I’ve done has been to close my office. It’s been three years now since we began operating as a virtual firm with no offices, no paper, and no physical contact with clients. I wasn’t sure we could pull it off, […]

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