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Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials)
A while ago, ERE published an article that targeted recruiters. The article,“10 Steps for Navigating Linkedin Profiles,” provided some guidance to recruiters on filtering...
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Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials)
Given the ever-evolving role of CFOs, it is a legitimate question; but maybe the question - and the answers - actually raise a more important question. When someone asks you, “...
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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
A group of us were debating an issue that is facing one of the group. He is a COO, lots of experience, not of the generation that went out and got certification after...
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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
... and you're interviewing... ... and you're selling yourself.... What is (from your point of view) a selling point that you shouldn't make? An example would be selling...
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Anonymous
(Director, Business Operations & Resource..)
I am looking to join a Peer group of CFOs or persons handling those responsibilities in companies ranging from $30m - $100m in the NY/New England area. Do any exist in this forum? Any...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
You’re sitting in a room with 30 other businesspeople. Each of you has one minute to introduce themselves to the group. You are number 25 to speak. Will anyone listen? What...
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(Manager)
I really enjoyed Cindy Kraft's post and subsequent lively discussion in these pages last week about "The 5 Worst Things You Can Do In Your Career." I'm coming up on a...
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Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials)
This comment from one of my Facebook friends ... Can someone please tell me why it is so hard for people to follow simple instructions? ... reminded me of a Financial Executives...
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Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials)
From time to time, the “recruiter” question rears its head ... “Can’t I just go around the recruiter and contact the company directly?" My...
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(Assistant Treasurer at Floridia OC)
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Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials)
This post actually started out as a comment to a post by my friend and colleague, Samuel Dergel. While we agree on almost everything related to Finance Chief careers, we we have/do...
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Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials)
Have you gotten this advice from a job search coach?   “Customizing your resume for each position you apply to can be critical in today’s job search.” If you...
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Robert Fetterman
(Chief Financial Officer at Oneida Nation)
I have heard students are largely focused on their social media networks even as they look for new jobs. We have a Financial Development Program for accounting graduates, and are...
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Cindy Kraft
Title: CFO Coach
Company: Executive Essentials
(CFO Coach at Executive Essentials)
The words “networking is a verb” were rolling around my head yesterday during a coaching session with one of my clients. It is not at all unusual for me to encounter...
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Anonymous
(Manager)
What are the interview skills, tips and techniques that win the job in today's job market?