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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Luigi Nicoletta, Senior Manager, Tax and Global Mobility Since 2012, the largest employers in the United Kingdom have been required to automatically enrol nearly all of...
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Gregory Q. Jenkins
Title: President & CEO
Company: Quentasia Industries Inc.
(President & CEO at Quentasia Industries Inc.)
In Part I of my Just Make It Happen series, I laid out the proposition that simply telling your staff to "just make it happen" was about the worst thing a manager could say...
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Jennifer Duff
Title: Partner
Company: Management Stack, LLC
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(Partner at Management Stack, LLC)
A standard workweek is typically thought of as 40 hours, though many employees spend much more time than that at work. Employees who work more than 40 hours a week must be paid...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
  I must admit I am completely baffled.  Baffled you say?  Yes baffled.  I am unable to connect the logic that I see being used these days as it relates to hiring...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
Mary Driscoll wrote another valuable piece for CFOs for CFO.com. The article cuts to the chase on a subject that many Chief Financial Officers face. CFOs have told me that it is hard...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Lee Curthoys, Corporate Tax Lead, Radius Earlier this month, UK Chancellor George Osborne announced his Summer Budget to Parliament. The Budget made news in the...
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Gregory Q. Jenkins
Title: President & CEO
Company: Quentasia Industries Inc.
(President & CEO at Quentasia Industries Inc.)
Somewhere in the bright light of the movies and the folklore of business journals, barking, “just make it happen” to your team became mistaken for good leadership.  As...
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Alan Hart
Title: Consultant
Company: Pacific Shine Group
(Consultant at Pacific Shine Group)
In the past many financial professionals were reluctant to conduct balance sheet forecasting. The process was tedious and time consuming – especially if relying on spreadsheets...
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Mike Kennedy
Title: Analytics Evangelist & Dir. Marketing
Company: Talent Analytics, Corp.
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(Analytics Evangelist & Dir. Marketing at Talent Analytics, Corp.)
By: Greta Roberts, CEO, Talent Analytics, Corp.   I had yet another call today with a brilliant data scientist working inside of a Human Resources Department of a major business....
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Gregory Q. Jenkins
Title: President & CEO
Company: Quentasia Industries Inc.
(President & CEO at Quentasia Industries Inc.)
 After nearly two decades of working on projects touted as the ultimate transformation of an organization's finance operations, I realized all of them had some of the same...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
The marketplace as it is, the search for new employment should never cease.  While the activity waxes and wanes, one’s resume should always be sharp.  One example is...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
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(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design)
CFOs need to justify and win approval for investments just like every other business leader. In Part I of 10 Steps to Building & Delivering an Effective Business Case: Owning...
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Jitendra Pabrekar
Title: Sr. Manager, Valuation and Advisory Serv..
Company: Aranca
(Sr. Manager, Valuation and Advisory Serv.. at Aranca)
Companies often issue common stock options as a means to incentivize employees, negotiate compensations, or enhance their employee tenures. This is especially true in early stage...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
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(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
I’ve been talking a lot about why finance business partners are the new black in Finance lately. Every transformation effort in the finance function is aimed at empowering these...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
One would think that the term “Turnaround” is analogous with failing company.  In today’s environment you’d probably be correct, but it doesn’t need...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  We hear a lot about the sharing economy - making money by sharing something you are not fully using, such as a room in your home, or your entire home or vacation home. Sounds...
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Charles Schrock
Title: SVP
Company: Inland Bank and Trust
(SVP at Inland Bank and Trust)
Most everyone has trouble with these concepts and for good reason. COSO did not explain these at all well. Let’s translate COSO’s theory into real world practicality. COSO...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Nina Kingsley, VAT Manager The best-laid plans for the sale of goods abroad often go awry, stuck at the border and impeded by a mess of customs paperwork and confusion. In theory,...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
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(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design)
In previous blogs I established why T&E should matter to CFOs and identified 7 red flags for CFOs to look for that signal the need for more effective travel and...
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Jennifer Duff
Title: Partner
Company: Management Stack, LLC
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(Partner at Management Stack, LLC)
The mere mention of internal control often conjures images of red tape and bureaucracy preventing people from getting things done.  And understandably so, the word control is...
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