Finance News & Insights

3 types of questions great leaders use to get clear, detailed answers

Sometimes, communicating with others at work can be like pulling teeth. [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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5 questions tell you if Finance’s filing is up to snuff

 

It’s Administrative Professionals Week! What better time to take a tip from these masters of organization? [Read more…]

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'How are M&M's made?': 6 most bizarre interview questions of 2010

With scores of candidates vying for a limited number of jobs last year, employers asked some unique — and downright strange — questions to thin out the herd. [Read more…]

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How have your employees reacted to healthcare reform?

The initial waves caused by the historic healthcare reform are starting to settle. And your employees probably have some of questions about what it means to them. [Read more…]

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5 questions to gauge your performance as a manager

Managers are used to evaluating the performance of their staffers — it’s part of the job description. But how would they rate their own managerial success? [Read more…]

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'I'm not wanted in this state': 7 worst job interview responses

Honesty is usually the best policy — unless, of course, you’re in a job interview, and the answer to “What are your weaknesses?” is “I’m an alcoholic and do not deserve this job.” [Read more…]

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4 ways to get the most from your best asset

Your employees are your company’s most important investment. But how can you tell if you’re getting the maximum return? [Read more…]

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Is this A/P or the Help Desk?

With all the questions Accounts Payable fields in a given day, staffers may feel more like an information booth than a Finance department. But are those queries eating into your efficiency? [Read more…]

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5 signs they don’t have a clue about cost control

It seems like a goal any red-blooded CFO would find tough to argue with: reduce the company’s costs. Unless people are going about it the wrong way. [Read more…]

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