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Dec 11, 2014, 09:01 ET

Put Down Your Smartphone

Survey: Checking Email in Meetings a Frequent Occurrence, but Managers Don't Like It TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Let's face it, we all check...

Dec 11, 2014, 08:10 ET

Survey: Checking Email in Meetings a Frequent Occurrence, but Managers Don't Like It

 Let's face it, we all check email during meetings. But it doesn't mean managers like it. While two-thirds (67 percent) of managers...

Nov 13, 2014, 08:10 ET

Today's Superstar CFO

Survey: Most Finance Executives are Taking on Expanding Roles, Including Operations and Sales TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Extraordinary...

Nov 13, 2014, 08:10 ET

Survey: Most CFOs Taking on Expanded Roles, Including Human Resources and Information Technology

Extraordinary chief financial officers (CFOs) know no boundaries. Today's CFO is a top-notch accountant, problem solver and business strategist,...

Sep 25, 2014, 08:50 ET

Business Analytics: The New Must-Have Skill Set

Survey: Majority of CFOs Say Business Analytics Know-How Mandatory for Accounting and Finance Professionals TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2014 /CNW/ -...

Sep 25, 2014, 08:10 ET

Business Analytics: The New Must-Have Skill Set

 Business analysis isn't just for business analysts anymore. In a recent Robert Half Management Resources survey, the majority (61 percent) of...

Aug 26, 2014, 08:10 ET

Want To Land The Corner Office?

 To reach the top rungs of the corporate ladder, be prepared to use different strategies than those that brought success earlier in your...

Jul 10, 2014, 08:10 ET

Time on Their Side

Survey: CFOs See Delegating and Fewer Meetings as Top Time Management Strategies TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - When it comes to managing their...

Jul 10, 2014, 08:10 ET

TIME ON THEIR SIDE - Survey: CFOs See Technology Tools, Delegating as Top Time Management Strategies

When it comes to managing their time, executives have their favorite strategies. Thirty-five percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed...

Jun 12, 2014, 08:10 ET

Too Soon to Talk Salary?

Survey: Managers More Open to Discussing Compensation in First or Second Job Interview TORONTO, June 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Contrary to conventional...

Jun 10, 2014, 08:10 ET

'WE'VE GOT TO STOP MEETING LIKE THIS' - Worker Survey: More than One-Quarter of Time in Meetings Is Wasted; Biggest Beefs Include Lack of Agenda, Purpose

TORONTO, June 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Remember your last hour-long meeting? Chances are 17 minutes of it went to waste, suggests a new Robert Half...

Jun 05, 2014, 08:10 ET

Worker Survey: One-Quarter of Time in Meetings Is Wasted; Biggest Beefs Include Lack of Agenda, Purpose

 Remember your last hour-long meeting? Chances are 15 minutes of it went to waste, suggests a new Robert Half Management Resources survey....

May 06, 2014, 08:10 ET

Survey: Three-Fourths of CFOs See Appeal in Consulting When They Near Retirement

 For chief financial officers (CFOs) who may not be ready to stop working upon retirement, consulting is an enticing option, according to a...

Mar 12, 2014, 08:10 ET

One in Five CFOs Say Managing Compliance Initiatives Becoming More Challenging

 Compliance is a hot topic in finance circles these days, especially for companies struggling to keep up with the regulations, new research...

Feb 06, 2014, 08:11 ET

The Greatest Time-Wasters at Work

Survey Shows Biggest Drain Comes From Employees Surfing the Internet, Socializing TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Water cooler chatter and web...

Feb 06, 2014, 08:10 ET

THE GREATEST TIME-WASTERS AT WORK

Web surfing and water cooler chatter are the top time thieves at work, according to a new survey of chief financial officers (CFOs) from Robert...

Nov 25, 2013, 08:10 ET

CFO Survey: Accounting, Business Systems Top List of Projects Companies Plan to Outsource to Financial Consultants in Next 12 Months

  Chief financial officers (CFOs) were recently asked which projects they were likely to outsource to financial consultants and interim...

Oct 02, 2013, 08:10 ET

IN COMPLIANCE - CFO Survey: Today's Finance Teams Have Necessary Regulatory Know-How

 The U.S. regulatory environment has intensified in recent years, and chief financial officers (CFOs) say they are prepared for current...

Aug 14, 2013, 07:44 ET

ROADMAP TO SUCCESS - Survey: Canadian CFOs Say Employees Are Aware About Their Company’s Business Goals

TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Workers are more engaged when they know their employers' visions, and recent research suggests most Canadian...

Aug 13, 2013, 08:00 ET

Roadmap To Success

It's hard enough for businesses to reach their strategic goals; it's even harder when employees don't know what those objectives are. But that may...