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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
  A fellow member of the Candidates Chair LinkedIn group and friend, Lisa Yoon, called me about an article she was writing on this topic and asked what I did in the hour before an...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
Networking is like any sport in that it is the practice before and after a match that gives you the best performance.   The chart below offers a view of where you create...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
Finding a job is tough. Figuring out how to use all the advice you get can be even tougher! Advice is one thing you are sure to receive plenty of during your search. All of it...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
Whether you are employed or not, job search is tough on the psyche. As it's your psyche that gives you the competitive edge, here's to keep it strong. Your secret weapon in...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
Professionals seeking new opportunities get a wide range of advice - here's how to interpret that advice. If you are in search, you have asked this question. The responses I...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
Is it a match made in heaven? You're looking for a new role and loads of people at a networking event. Maybe. Your pitch needs a buyer.   Most of us could attend a ‘...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
If you are in search, you will encounter that moment when the person across the table from you seems to be operating outside normal bounds of thinking. Do you address the flight to...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
  What candidate has not asked the question “What’s taking them so long to make a decision?” We all have been in the situation where you (and other candidates)...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
A resume is your advertisement that needs proof to be effective. Consider any advertisement that captures your attention to learn more by promoting the attributes of a product being...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
  Before my networking meetings, my wife usually asks me “Why are you meeting them?”   You should be asking yourself that same question.  In fact, you...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
You want to help, here's a few tips on how be really good at it. One of the best things you can do for someone else is offer practical advice from your own search.   With...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
After recently linking in several blog posts into answers, I thought it might be helpful to pull my resume and interview blogs into a single post.  If you are actively searching...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
If you want to really learn something, teach it - especially for job seeking & networking. One of the unexpected benefits of blogging and creating my CandidatesChair site was how...
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Mark Richards
Title: VP of Finance & Operations
Company: RBA Consulting
(VP of Finance & Operations at RBA Consulting)
These are traits and skills that you develop in job search that are not on a resume, but have immense value to the company that hires you. If you were to change Newton’s...
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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)
The finance function is undergoing rapid development these years as is the rest of business. I've written about this in many posts and if you’re only now embarking...
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Anonymous
(IT)
I took the CISA exam in September of this year (2015). However, even before then I already found that IT auditing was no longer a major interest of mines like it has been 2 years ago...
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John Constantine
Title: staff accountant
Company: John A. Mangini & Company LLP
(staff accountant at John A. Mangini & Company LLP)
I'd like to work with wineries on their accounting and financial matters. Where can I attend a seminar on these subjects in the Bay Area?
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The majority of the causes for a conflict between CFO and CEO could be on account of disconnects related to governance, operational control, processes & procedures, decisions on...
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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)
In this last post about disruption for now, we will take a look at the CFO's role in a company in terms of defending against, predicting and creating disruption. The old fashioned...
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