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Labor Profit Tip #5: The Secret to Making Better Hiring Decisions

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Labor Burden Information Tip #5: Make Better Hiring Decisions by Thoroughly Understanding Potential Additional Costs Bad hiring decisions can have a devastating effect on your bottom line, so you want as much objective data at […]

Labor Profit Tip #3: Your Gross Profit numbers may be misleading

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Labor Burden Information Tip #3: To See Accurate Job-Cost Reports, Assign Labor Burden Costs to Each Job. If you’re looking for ways to make your company more profitable, getting a handle on your fully burdened labor […]

QuickBooks Items: The Secret to QuickBooks Job-Costing

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

This post about QuickBooks items is based on our more extensive training video of the same title in our Construction Accounting & Management Program (CAMP). Why are QuickBooks Items Especially Important for Construction Companies? QuickBooks […]

How to ‘Carve Out’ the Results You Need For Your Business

by Shannon Goldyn, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Improving your QuickBooks accounting system to get job costing, and more useful management reports can be very similar to pulling off a family pumpkin-carving experience. You need planning and preparation, the right tools, and possibly a support system to help get the job done.

5 Reasons Construction Businesses Need Job Costing

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

None of the builders or remodelers I’m acquainted with want to learn two or three months after a job is completed they lost money on the job, or only made a gross profit of 2%.

QuickBooks Online vs. QuickBooks Pro or Premier – Pricing & Job-Cost Features

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

  A Humorous  & Insightful Email… A builder contacted me some months ago about which QuickBooks software program he should use – QuickBooks Online? Or one of the desktop versions – QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premier, or […]

It Just Doesn’t Make Sense!

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

“Why isn’t my company making more money? We’re busier than ever, I’m working harder than ever, but things just aren’t coming together like they should!” If this sounds or feels familiar, you may want to […]