Finance News & Insights

Finance’s guide to managing conflict – no matter how others react

You’ve heard the expression, “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” And that philosophy rings true in any Finance department. [Read more…]

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Here but not helping: Red flags of presenteesim – or something worse

As we enter the summer months, you may notice some employees seem to be mentally checked out. [Read more…]

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Performance talks: 4 harmless phrases that can kill Finance staffers’ morale

For many finance managers, especially newer ones, performance-based conversations are uncomfortable.
But these conversations are a critical part of the job and saying the wrong thing during these conversations can demoralize employees – especially if those staffers are already struggling.  [Read more…]

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A proven onboarding timeline: 180 days to a Finance superstar

You know the onboarding process can make or break your hiring process. Done correctly, onboarding can ensure new staffers are contributing in no time. [Read more…]

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Turn workplace disagreements into a positive

Next time you overhear a work-related disagreement among staffers, don’t be too quick to jump in and mediate.  [Read more…]

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2 in 3 Finance staffers aren’t after your job

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It’s one of the most common questions in both job interviews and performance reviews: “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?” But the answer you get from most people might not be what you expect.

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Are your managers guilty of flex-scheduling bias?

Ideally, flexible scheduling allows employees to set their hours in a way that makes them as effective as possible. But many managers believe workers with a specific flexible schedule are much more efficient than their peers. [Read more…]

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Left-brained or right-brained staffers? Why it makes a huge difference

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Forget about men being from Mars and women being from Venus. You’ve got a much greater divide to bridge in your finance department: Are your staffers right-brained or left-brained? [Read more…]

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4 ways to get everyone to buy in to your company’s objectives

Workers may not agree with every project or move the company (or their specific department) makes. After all, some staffers may only be looking at how things impact their own jobs. [Read more…]

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Are you prepared for the evolution of the CFO role?

CFOs finding themselves with additional responsibilities outside of their traditional roles has become increasingly common. Good news: You can prepare yourself for potential changes by cultivating certain principles you may already rely on, a new study claims. [Read more…]

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