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Why should newly qualified ACAs target finance jobs in high growth businesses for their fi

Posted by
Roxanne Abercrombie
Title: PR, Social and Content Executive
Company: Uniting Ambition
(PR, Social and Content Executive at Uniting Ambition) | 03-05-2015
As perceptions of the finance industry continue to evolve, successful businesses are increasingly aware of the fact that finance capability is a driver of their success rather than a result of it....
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The battle for skills: how to attract the best talent to finance jobs

Posted by
Roxanne Abercrombie
Title: PR, Social and Content Executive
Company: Uniting Ambition
(PR, Social and Content Executive at Uniting Ambition) | 02-26-2015
As the economy pulls away from the last grips of the recession, the majority of businesses are targeting expansion in 2015. In this climate of growth, it is important for commercial companies to...
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CEO: When Your Brand New CFO Leaves

Posted by
Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International) | 02-25-2015
Dear CEO, I noticed in the news that the CFO you hired with big fanfare only a couple of months ago has left. Your press release quoted your recently new and currently past Chief Financial Officer...
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Finance Executives: Should you take an overseas posting?

Posted by
Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International) | 02-10-2015
An article today in WSJ’s CFO Journal by Kimberly S. Johnson (Career Booster for CFOs: a Stint Abroad) discusses the opportunities that exist for finance executives in taking an...
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Want to Quit Your Job: 6 Reasons Not to Do It

Posted by
Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
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(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design) | 02-02-2015
Changing jobs has become the norm over the past several years. There is no longer much of a stigma or as much risk of being branded a “job hopper”.  Those who change jobs frequently...
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CFOs: Make 2015 the year you take your game to the next level

Posted by
Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International) | 12-16-2014
With 2015 approaching, many senior financial executives are thinking about what the new year will mean to their workload; deadlines, projects, bonuses (both to pay and to be received), staffing...
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Career Lessons for the Young Professional

Posted by
Lynn Fountain
Title: MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv..
Company: Business Consultant
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(MBA CGMA CRMA, Past Chief Audit Executiv.. at Business Consultant) | 11-12-2014
Once in the workforce 8-10 years you've experienced various situations, cultures and personalities. This is when those those longer term career lessons would really be helpful to know....
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The C-Suite Relationship Map

Posted by
Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International) | 11-05-2014
I am fortunate to speak with hundreds of executives each year, in addition to those that I follow and track. Over the years, I have learned a lot about success, what works and what doesn’t,...
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The search process is never on your timetable. How Often Should You Follow Up?

Posted by
James Weber
Title: President
Company: New Century Dynamics Executive Search
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(President at New Century Dynamics Executive Search) | 10-27-2014
The job search timetable can be a very frustrating for people actively seeking employment.   The need to know if one is still in consideration for a job, and the next step in the process...
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10 Reasons to Quit Your Job Right Now

Posted by
Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
LinkedIn Profile
(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design) | 10-16-2014
I am once again inspired by a posting on LinkedIn to create a blog around what I believe is a compelling topic to explore, and which will potentially engage others to offer their insights. Under what...
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Labor Statistics say Unemployment is at a low not seen since 9/08

Posted by
Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com) | 08-25-2014
...or the manifesto of working in today’s environment You've heard the old story, there are lies, dam lies and then statistics, and 92.35% of them are made up just to support the theory...
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Maximizing Your Profile on LinkedIn

Posted by
Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.) | 08-12-2014
  I had every intention of writing about how accountants can create a dynamic blog to build business for this month’s QuickBooks and Beyond post, but changed my mind. I just finished...
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