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Feb 03, 2016, 08:07 ET
Where change management fails

Where Change Management Fails

As companies initiate change, the path to success is filled with potential potholes. But where are businesses most commonly tripped up during a...

Dec 16, 2015, 08:07 ET
The Work-Life Balancing Act

More Than Three In Four Professionals Striking Work-Life Balance

 When it comes to work-life balance, new research suggests the scales are tipping in employees' favor. In a Robert Half Management Resources...

Nov 17, 2015, 08:04 ET
A More Challenging Business Environment

EXECUTIVES SAY IT'S MORE CHALLENGING TO BE A LEADER TODAY: Survey Reveals Worker Confidence in Company Leaders; Cities With Greatest Rise in Leadership Challenges

Leading a business is only getting harder, recent research found. In the Robert Half Management Resources survey, 66 percent of chief financial...

Nov 04, 2015, 08:07 ET

Many Companies Have Yet To Start New Revenue Recognition Efforts: Majority of Firms Plan to Adopt New Standard on Time but Haven't Started Diagnostic Work

 The deadline for companies to adopt the new revenue recognition standard is still more than a year away, and recent research suggests many...

Oct 08, 2015, 08:07 ET

Research Highlights Diverse Needs For Financial Consultants

Companies are tapping financial consultants for a wide range of projects, with a growing emphasis on business systems, new research reveals. In the...

Aug 27, 2015, 08:07 ET

FEW EMPLOYEES WAITING IN THE WINGS: Survey Suggests Succession Plans Lacking at All Levels

While people continue to quit their jobs in high numbers, research suggests few employers have backup plans should star performers leave their...

Jul 15, 2015, 08:03 ET

Network Like A CFO

 When it comes to business networking, email is the communication channel of choice for busy finance executives. Half (50 percent) of chief...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:07 ET

'Can't catch a break'

Survey Finds it's Difficult for CFOs to Make a Clean Break From the Office During Vacation TORONTO, June 11, 2015 /CNW/ - Professionals...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:07 ET

Many CFOs Working On Vacation

Professionals across the country are planning summer trips, but research suggests many financial executives will be packing their work with...

Apr 30, 2015, 08:03 ET

Keeping Up with The Joneses - And Cloud, Data and ERP

CFOs Cite Staying Current with Technology As Biggest Source of Pressure in Accounting and Finance TORONTO, April 30, 2015 /CNW/ - From...

Apr 30, 2015, 08:03 ET

CFOs Cite Staying Current With Technology As Biggest Source of Pressure in Accounting and Finance

 From transportation to communication to currency, technology is transforming nearly every aspect of business. Accounting is no exception, and...

Mar 26, 2015, 08:11 ET

9 in 10 CFOs Say Consulting Career Is Attractive

Senior-Level Professionals Enticed by Consulting's Variety and Challenging Work, Survey Shows TORONTO, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - What career...

Mar 26, 2015, 08:10 ET

8 IN 10 CFOs SAY CONSULTING CAREER IS ATTRACTIVE: Senior-Level Professionals Enticed by Consulting's Flexibility and Compensation, Survey Shows

What career prospects entice today's financial leaders once they've reached the top of the profession? Research suggests that for many, it could be...

Feb 19, 2015, 08:10 ET

CFOs Predict What Happens When You Empower Employees

Research Points to Productivity Benefits of Giving Up Control TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - A little employee empowerment can go a long way if...

Feb 19, 2015, 08:10 ET

CFOs Predict What Happens When You Empower Employees

 A little employee empowerment can go a long way if you're the boss, new research suggests. Roughly one in three (32 percent) chief financial...

Jan 08, 2015, 08:10 ET

Keeping The Innovation Engine Running

Survey: CFOs Say Workers Generally Innovative, but Report Room for Improvement TORONTO, Jan 8, 2015 /CNW/ - In today's market, truly...

Jan 08, 2015, 08:10 ET

These Cities Have The Most Innovative Workers

 When it comes to creative thinking, professionals in Miami; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; and Dallas lead the pack, suggests a recent Robert...

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...