Finance News & Insights

Stress case! Finance managers can’t handle the heat

It’s the most stressful time of the year in Finance. And while you’d like to think your finance department supervisors are calm, cool and collected when the pressure’s on, turns out that might not be the case. [Read more…]

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Termination: It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s got to do it — you

No Finance executive in his right mind looks forward to the prospect of firing people. But sometimes it’s just got to be done.    [Read more…]

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The top 6 work behaviors that will keep a person from being promoted

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Chances are most of your finance staffers are interested in working their way up the corporate ladder. But they’ll never rise another rung if they’re doing this.  [Read more…]

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1 in 5 managers have made this illegal move … and didn’t even know it!

Of course you know pretty quickly when a job applicant answers a question wrong. But do you know when the people doing the interviewing step out of bounds?  [Read more…]

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Breaking bad news to staff: 4 keys to do it more smoothly

Delivering bad news is a necessary part of managers’ job descriptions, especially Finance managers. [Read more…]

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4 keys to managing millennials effectively

Good managers know a one-size-fits-all approach to management simply won’t cut it these days. And millennials are one demographic that supervisors definitely want to manage effectively.  [Read more…]

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9 things a boss never wants to hear

We know that all bosses are different, but the vast majority never want to hear certain things from their employees. [Read more…]

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Preventing 3 of the top manager mistakes

Everyone makes mistakes. But when a manager messes up, it can hurt the entire department. [Read more…]

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Which workers are under more stress than ever?

There are plenty of people that believe things are starting to get better. Unfortunately, most managers don’t fall into this category. [Read more…]

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Painless (relatively) peformance reviews: 4 keys

The effectiveness of performance reviews hinges as much — if not more — on what a manager does to prepare for it. [Read more…]

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