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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

 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...