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  • Here are five ways for you, your employees and you finance team to become more innovative and forward thinking.
  • Are you an introvert or a shy person who longs for stronger communication skills — especially in stressful situations? We’ll let you in on a secret: The key to being an excellent verbal communicator is confidence.
  • Every accounting and finance professional who’s had a mentor knows how valuable the experience can be. But mentoring relationships aren’t just about helping mentees learn the ropes of a job or build their careers. They can also provide growth opportunities for the mentor.
  • The struggling state of global currency values and equity markets hogged headlines in the immediate aftermath of the UK’s vote last week to leave the EU, the referendum known as the Brexit. In the days since, the possible effects on the European talent pool, as well as several known unknowns, are...
  • There's no single right way to achieve a mutually agreeable outcome, according to The Negotiation Book, Steve Gates. Much depends on your contextual awereness
  • Katie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick explain why it's time to check how vulnerable you are to becoming obsolete at work
  • I’m a big fan of statistics as they often hit the nail right on the head without the need for further diatribe. In this blog, I’m going to mention a few hard hitting stats that might just make you think differently about your job hunting strategy.
  • Email messages have become the primary communication tool in business settings. But writing an efficient work-related message is easier said than done.
  • Scheduling your job interview for first thing in the morning may help you get hired, a survey of CFOs suggests. Sixty-one per cent of the finance leaders polled regard the 9-to-11am slot as the most productive time for interviews.
  • We’re not talking about behaving impulsively. Rather, the career risks you should consider are those that leave you feeling professionally satisfied, help you move up in the finance world and see you receiving fair reward and recognition for a job well done.
  • If you aspire to join the C-suite, read on for some career lessons from FTSE 100 chief executive officers (CEOs).
  • How often do you really listen to what your colleague or team member is saying to you? Faced with multiple deadlines and demands, it can be easy to hear what you expect to hear and seek to move on down your list of tasks, rather than taking the time to listen to what is actually being said.
  • Rick Yvanovich gives an insiders view of what it is like to set up an IT company in Indochina.
  • Local experts act as guides to doing business in Poland's capital
  • Boasting productivity, whether that's on the shop floor or in the office, starts with people.
  • Near-mastery of a new accounting job during the first 90 days is critical for new hires, survey data suggest.
  • Johannesburg is the business hub of South Africa and, as such, its fortunes reflect the nation’s general economic conditions.
  • While the idea of networking might make you cringe, it’s a must-have skill for anybody who’s serious about their accounting and finance career.
  • A good leader recognises that part of the job is developing the next generation of leaders.
  • The author of Persuade offers three tips to help you wield more influence in the workplace