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Aug 22, 2019, 08:10 ET Survey: Finance Leaders Report Technology Skills Most Difficult To Find When Hiring

As digital transformation reshapes businesses, organizations seek technological proficiency across a range of financial roles. Companies, however,...


Jun 18, 2019, 08:10 ET Survey: AI Reduces Errors And Cost, Increases Efficiency In Finance

Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to bring significant transformation to companies' accounting and finance functions, new research suggests....


Apr 30, 2019, 08:01 ET Survey: Majority Of Job Seekers Receive Multiple Employment Offers While Job Searching

Companies shouldn't assume that their job offer is a candidate's only option, new research suggests. A new survey of workers from global financial...


Mar 21, 2019, 08:10 ET Survey: More Than 9 In 10 Companies Offer Employees Financial Support For Professional Certifications

Workers today can expand their professional skills with less financial stress thanks to a majority of employers offering to cover or offset...


Jan 31, 2019, 08:10 ET 9 In 10 Executives Say It's Challenging To Find Skilled Candidates For Professional-Level Positions

The competitive hiring environment is making it difficult for companies to attract top talent, which may be causing delays in the overall process. In ...


Oct 09, 2018, 08:10 ET Survey: 63 Percent Of Finance Executives Willing To Provide Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development To Hires Without College Degree

Companies reveal that a college diploma may not always be required for new hires in accounting and finance, especially when it comes to functional...


Aug 14, 2018, 08:10 ET How Blockchain And Cryptocurrency Are Impacting Accounting And Finance Departments

Blockchain isn't just disrupting how business is conducted, it's disrupting the demands on accounting and finance functions. One of the most...


May 01, 2018, 08:10 ET Is Your Company Ready For Tax Changes?

The U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is now in effect, but its implementation and impact on businesses is just starting to unfold. A survey of CFOs ...


Jul 11, 2017, 08:10 ET LEARNING ON THE CLOCK? CFOs Mixed on Letting Workers Earn Continuing Education Credits During Business Hours

Employers want financial employees who are well informed on the latest regulations, business trends and best practices. But they're not always...


Jun 19, 2017, 08:23 ET When Every Day Is Casual Friday

Don't expect your accountant to be sporting a tie or business suit. Workplace attire today is trending casual, even for historically more buttoned-up ...


Jan 19, 2017, 07:10 ET Sleepless In The C-Suite

What issues are CFOs losing sleep over? New research from staffing firm Robert Half Finance & Accounting shows the biggest work challenges for...


Nov 28, 2016, 08:10 ET Why Your Last Hire Failed: CFOs Cite 'Mismatched Skill Set' as Leading Cause

Recent research from Robert Half Finance & Accounting reflects a continuing trend: Aside from poor performance, failed hires are a result of a...


Sep 20, 2016, 08:10 ET CFOs Seek Finance Professionals With Mix Of Hard And Soft Skills

Are you a natural number cruncher, or are you more at ease talking shop with colleagues? Today's accounting and finance professionals need to be...


May 24, 2016, 08:10 ET Extended Vacancy: On Average, CFOs Take Four Weeks To Fill Finance Positions

Imagine being without a valuable employee for a month. That's the situation accounting and finance departments typically find themselves in when a...


Mar 23, 2016, 08:10 ET Sink Or Swim: The 90-Day Trial Period

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, but just how much time does it take to make one when starting a new job? In a new Robert...


Oct 22, 2015, 08:10 ET Many Employees Left In The Dark About Growth Prospects At Work

A new survey shows employees want more feedback on their future from the boss. In research from Robert Half Finance & Accounting, 40 percent of...


Sep 17, 2015, 08:10 ET Majority Of Workers Value Ability To Gain New Skills When Evaluating Job Offers

Greener pastures for workers may come in the form of the opportunity to learn something new, a recent survey by Robert Half Finance & Accounting...


Jul 09, 2015, 08:10 ET Finance Staff Struggle To Interact With Different Personalities In Other Departments

There's the nose-to-the-grindstone worker, the social butterfly and the visionary. Every office has a mix of personalities, and getting along with...


Jul 09, 2015, 08:10 ET Talking Brass Tacks and Bottom Lines

Conveying Financial Information in Nonfinancial Terms is Top Challenge for Finance Staff TORONTO, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - For individuals on the outside ...


Mar 18, 2015, 08:11 ET Math Wizards or Problem Solvers?

New Survey Shows Accountants Prefer Tackling Problems Over Crunching Numbers TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - It's tax season, and many people are on...


Mar 18, 2015, 08:10 ET Math Wizards Or Problem Solvers? New Survey Shows Accountants Prefer Tackling Problems Over Crunching Numbers

It's tax season, and many people are on a first-name basis with their personal accountant. What they may not know is what accountants enjoy most...


Jan 14, 2015, 09:30 ET Struggling to Seal the Deal

Survey: Companies More Willing to Negotiate Salaries for Top Candidates –If They Can Find Them TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Companies today are...


Apr 17, 2014, 08:10 ET Robert Half Survey Finds It Takes CFOs Average of Four to Five Weeks to Fill Finance Positions

Four weeks is a long time to be short-staffed, but that's what it takes, on average, to fill open staff-level accounting and finance jobs, according...


May 01, 2012, 08:00 ET Robert Half Survey: Fewer Employers Reimbursing Staff for Continuing Education Costs

As businesses reinstate some of the employee perks lost during the recession, one doesn't appear to have made a comeback: paying for continuing...


Sep 29, 2011, 08:00 ET Robert Half Survey: Executives Say Poor Skills Fit Most Common Reason New Hires Don't Work Out

For employers, determining a job applicant's skills fit is a skill in itself -- and one that, research suggests, isn't so easy to master. In a Robert ...