The 2011 benchmarking study of the finance function has been released. The study reveals how public and private firms of all sizes are currently managing their financial departments in six vital areas.
Sometimes the simplest of employee problems can end up making big waves down the line. Following are five common employee problems and suggestions on how to diffuse them before they end up causing you more trouble than necessary.
A frequently heard criticism is that Millennials/Gen Yers are short on what has been considered professionalism, a very significant attribute for succeeding in business and particularly in a professional service organization and role.
The first person you have to manage every day is you. You want to be in a strong position at work. You want to take charge of your role in every relationship with every boss. It's just that there are so many factors beyond your control at work.
The arts reflect the culture that the artists are observing, so what do the patterns and kernels of truth in the films, books, etc, of today tell us? What will engage members of Generation X to be the leaders and achievers they need to be?
When Barack Obama ran for president, his message was all about hope and change. But a recent decision by one regulatory agency makes it seem like it may all just be politics as usual in Washington. That decision, by a politically appointed board, seems to represent an end-run around Congress.
Are you working in an organization where managers help employees develop goals to be more productive? Do employees at your workplace believe that company-developed goals help them become more productive?
Marketing has never been hands-on the way that sellers were when they made cold calls or went to client sites to make presentations. Sellers worked more with the buyer; marketers worked more with the solution, the brand, and the general demography of possible buyers.
Recently I was asked by a reporter to comment on some research studies concluding that Gen Y/Millennials (people approximately 31 and younger now) are much less empathetic to others than the generations coming before them.
You’re getting ready for a job interview today and you’re nervous as ever. What would make the experience worse are tough interview questions that leave you feeling tongue-tied. Here are some tips for answering five common interview questions.
The Accounting and Finance Employee Confidence Index increased 0.6 points to 53.9 in the third quarter of 2010, according to a recent survey. The index is a measure of overall confidence among U.S. accounting and finance workers.