Employers everywhere do it all the time: An employee threatens to leave, so the company offers him or her more money in the form of “retention raises” to stay. But beware: One of your peers was recently dragged into court over this pay practice, after getting hit with claims it violated the Equal Pay Act. […]
If you want to offer employees financial incentives to vaccinate themselves against COVID-19, go right ahead! It’s OK with the federal government. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) just released guidance that clears employers to incentivize their workforce to get the COVID vaccine. Of course, this comes from the federal government here, it’s not so […]
No matter how many hours you put in, a CFO’s to-do list can feel never-ending. That makes time management an essential skill.
If you want to lock in your best finance staffers and keep them happy, productive and long-term, think about having regular “stay interviews.” These ongoing conversations engage top-performing employees before they become dissatisfied by providing them plenty of growth opportunities. And they can be especially critical now as what retains employees is changing. 4 ways […]
The months known for sunshine and relaxation are coming up fast. And for many finance professionals, that means summer vacation!
Hiring veterans for your finance team and your workplace as a whole can give you a major competitive advantage. Vets bring some unique and important traits that can benefit American businesses. Now more than ever. Veterans are no strangers to uncertainty and volatility. Which sounds an awful lot like the business conditions we’re in now. […]
As a high-level leader, it can be hard to gauge and determine exactly what your finance team wants and needs from you.
The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately negatively impacted women workers. Study after study confirms it. And that can prove costly. Millions of women left the workforce to stay home with the kids. Or the service industry laid them off. Employment experts say we’ll feel women’s mass exodus from the workplace for years to come. And it […]
Between managing the COVID-19 pandemic, navigating a new normal and scrambling to finish everything necessary for year-end, your finance team may be feeling a bit burned out right now.