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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 #4: How You Can Stop Labor Over-Runs Before They Get Out of Control

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Labor Burden Information Tip #4: Make an Immediate Impact on Your Bottom Line by Heading off Labor Over-runs Before They Get Out of Hand. HOW? Regularly review and compare actual burdened job costs to your […]

5 Ways To Make Your Construction Business More Profitable With QuickBooks

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Finding clients and providing products and services – that’s just the beginning! Here’s how to be more profitable with QuickBooks… Successfully managing your own company means that you need to get profitable – and stay […]

A Tale of 4 Companies: A Job Cost & Gross Profit Percentage Drama (Part II)

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Paul (of Paul’s Perfect Projects, LLC) tackles the gross profit problem by showing Dave his Estimate vs. Actual variance reports.  (If you haven’t already read it, you’ll want to visit Part I of this “Tale […]

A Tale of 4 Companies: A Job Cost & Gross Profit Percentage Drama (Part I)

by Diane Gilson, Certified Advanced QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Can you really affect your gross profit by setting up a job-costing system? Is it worth the time, energy and effort involved to measure, track, and modify? Let’s visit with the owners of several hypothetical […]