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Finance Executive

What is Your Value?

March 27, 2018

Nick Corcodilos published a blog post discussing a candidate’s value. It’s very good. Two comments in particular are relevant for my CFO audience. <<I think the big mistake people make is that they try to view their worth, or value, … Continue reading

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3 Career Questions for CFOs

March 12, 2018

Recently Forbes published an article on the 10 biggest changes expected in finance this year. The author asked the question … “Can your business evolve with the trends shaping the industry or will it lag behind and suffer the consequences?” … Continue reading

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Four Reasons for an Extended Job Search

August 31, 2017

In a recent phone conversation with a prospective CFO client, he asked me how long a job search might take. It’s a firebomb question, and the truth can be discouraging. It might take 3 months, 6 months, or more than … Continue reading

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The Dog Ate My Homework

August 22, 2017

With that cliché title, I am no doubt dating myself. That’s okay. You already know I’ve been in business for 23 years so I’m definitely not a young pup. This bit of sage advice from my colleague, Barb Safani, came … Continue reading

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Finance Executive Job Loss

October 15, 2013

John Kogan, CEO of Proformative, relayed a heart-breaking, and all-too-common story in a recent post. These are folks I hear from on a regular basis and without fail they say … I never saw it coming. Even in finance, even … Continue reading

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Networking-for-a-Job Faux Pas

July 16, 2013

I listened in horror as a friend of mine related this story. The gentleman is not a Finance Chief. He’s not even a finance executive. But he is a director-level professional, which in the world of networking apparently means nothing. … Continue reading

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Networking-for-a-Job Faux Pas

July 16, 2013

I listened in horror as a friend of mine related this story. The gentleman is not a Finance Chief. He’s not even a finance executive. But he is a director-level professional, which in the world of networking apparently means nothing. … Continue reading

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A Flawed CFO Social Media Strategy

May 15, 2012

Google is on fire with the headlines about the public company CFO who used Facebook and Twitter to complain about his job. Seriously? Obviously this Finance Chief hasn’t read any of my blog posts on the subject nor the excellent … Continue reading

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When the Person and the Paper Don’t Align

March 1, 2012

A recent question on Quora asked … I am constantly contacted by recruiters and I frequently get called for interviews, but I never land the job. What possible causes should I consider? Does that happen to you? I responded that … Continue reading

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CFOs, Linked In, and Networking

December 6, 2011

Last week’s blog post focused on offline networking mistakes and fixes. This week, after reading CFO Search expert Samuel Dergel’s two blog posts on Linked In, I decided to chime in with my thoughts on building those online networks. Samuel’s … Continue reading

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