Professional Development

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Steve Harris
Title: President
Company: The People Advantage
(President at The People Advantage)
Does anyone have a recommendation for a program (or other methods for that matter) for training an experienced business professional who is moving into a controller role as their first...
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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)
The closing of Target in Canada within a couple of years of the iconic US retailer expanding its business in an attempt to become multi-national in an attempt to complete and grow...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CFO
Company: Biz Dimensions
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(CFO at Biz Dimensions)
The importance of effective communication is more critical than ever as the office of the CFO is taking on more ownership of results beyond the walls of finance. One skill that every...
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Anonymous
(Student)
Hello everyone, I just recently graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a double major in Business Economics and Sociology with a GPA greater than 3.5. I am currently...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
I am a Controller for a small IT firm on a career path to a Director of Finance position within the next year and a half. I have a Master's in Accounting & Financial Management...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CFO
Company: Biz Dimensions
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(CFO at Biz Dimensions)
I am a firm believer in that your greatest professional success often is a direct result of failures or advice not taken to take a certain direction.  It is that time of year, so...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CFO
Company: Biz Dimensions
LinkedIn Profile
(CFO at Biz Dimensions)
I recently started a discussion focused on the favorite quotes of corporate finance professionals, and I was very pleased with the response. Over the holiday break I have taken time to...
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Ernie Humphrey
Title: CFO
Company: Biz Dimensions
LinkedIn Profile
(CFO at Biz Dimensions)
I wanted to share my own favorite inspirational quote which I look to when I am at the crossroads of a major career decision: “Your time is limited, don’t waste it living...
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Anonymous
(Junior Audit Associate)
I have been working as an audit associate in a firm for over a year, and honestly, am not very happy with what I'm doing. As I am contemplating whether to resign from my job, I...
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Robert Barker
Title: Professor of Accounting
Company: Calif. State Univ., Northridge
(Professor of Accounting at Calif. State Univ., Northridge)
There seems to increasing concern about the effect on auditor independence of the steady increase in consulting activities by audit firms, especially those that audit SEC firms. No one...