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The Chief Financial Operations Officer

August 1, 2017

Today’s CFO is really a CFOO … a Chief Financial Operations Officer. And it has been that way for at least the past 5 years. There is no going back. The CFO is now the CFOO and in some cases, … Continue reading

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Your Home on the Web

July 11, 2017

For many people, and particularly for most CFOs, the home of their digital footprint is Linkedin. Short of having your own URL, Linkedin is the only real neon sign option. That means having a robust profile is a critically important … Continue reading

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Online Anonymity

November 18, 2014

Am I the only one who feels like “Online Anonymity” might be today’s ultimate oxymoron? Is there any reason to be online if you want to be anonymous? And if you want to be anonymous, why send a contrary message by … Continue reading

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The Credible CFO Candidate

June 30, 2014

Are you as credible as a CFO candidate as you think you are? I ask because I’m genuinely concerned about your online credibility and positioning. I run a CFO Careers group on Linkedin and since it is exclusive to CFOs, … Continue reading

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The Incredibly Uncredible Profile

March 5, 2014

Uncredible. Maybe it isn’t a real word among grammar-hounds, but when I Googled it, I found this from WordReference Forums … “A new word to fill a need. It means something lacks believability.” Enter the incredible, completely uncredible, and unbelievable … Continue reading

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Upgrades Are Not Created Equally

February 27, 2014

Upgrade has become a relative term when speaking about social media platforms. And venues like LinkedIn and Facebook come immediately to mind whenever “social media” and “upgrade” are used in the same sentence. And maybe you’ve even noticed that the … Continue reading

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Congrats, You’ve Got a New Job!

January 27, 2014

Perhaps because I just completed a webinar on how to more effectively use Linkedin -and- because I’ve also seen an increase in “Congratulate XXX on his new job” email messages, this article jumped out at me. Might you be sabotaging … Continue reading

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5 Linkedin Tips to Attract Recruiters

August 26, 2013

If you’re going to be on LinkedIn—and you should be—your profile should entice recruiters to read it and enable them to quickly and clearly understand your value as a Finance Chief. Just these five areas can make a huge difference … Continue reading

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Lies and Resumes

August 20, 2013

Lies, even teeny tiny exaggerations, on resumes are never a good thing. In fact, the combination is almost always a recipe for disaster … eventually. It seems odd to me that in the world of Internet transparency in which we … Continue reading

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The 5 Best Things You Can Do for Your Career

June 10, 2013

Last year I wrote an article for APF Futures in Finance on the 5 Worst Things You Could Do for Your Career. A repost of that article on Proformative in April this year garnered over 11,000 views … a Proformative … Continue reading

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