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The Dog Ate My Homework

With that cliché title, I am no doubt dating myself. That’s okay. You already know I’ve been in business for 23 years so I’m definitely not a young pup. This bit of sage advice from my colleague, Barb Safani, came … Continue reading

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5 Tips for a Compelling Linkedin Profile

Following my article on the CFOO, a CFO asked me this question … <<… when you say “using LinkedIn as a placeholder for your online presence is a bad idea” what do you mean?>> What I meant by a placeholder … Continue reading

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The Chief Financial Operations Officer

Today’s CFO is really a CFOO … a Chief Financial Operations Officer. And it has been that way for at least the past 5 years. There is no going back. The CFO is now the CFOO and in some cases, … Continue reading

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Your Home on the Web

For many people, and particularly for most CFOs, the home of their digital footprint is Linkedin. Short of having your own URL, Linkedin is the only real neon sign option. That means having a robust profile is a critically important … Continue reading

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Are you Linked In?

Tony LoPinto of Korn Ferry believes “smart professionals are well-advised to get on the [Linked In] bandwagon.” I totally agree, of course. Linked In isn’t about job search, it’s about networking. And networking is a key piece of savvy career … Continue reading

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Finance Executives, Branded Visibility, and their Career

Two weeks ago in my Online ID re-cert class, I heard this astonishing statement … talented high school kids were not getting accepted into their college of choice because of the lack of a branded online ID. One very smart … Continue reading

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Social Media Contrarian

I love being a contrarian. Some might see my contrarian positions as more akin to ignorant, stubborn, or even laughable … but the rebel in me to do things differently, stand out from the crowd, or trail blaze just won’t … Continue reading

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Resumes vs. Social Networking Sites

It’s not a competition. And, job seekers, even “future” job seekers … including Senior Finance Executives … need both! What I’ve heard from my clients over the past 45 days, which includes the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, is that … Continue reading

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Dump Resolutions, Embrace Good Habits

The new year is in full swing and the job market remains as tough and competitive as ever. Whether you are anticipating a move in the next 9-18 months or blissfully believe your job is quite secure, here are 5 … Continue reading

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Is Invisibility Costing You Your Next Position?

CFOs don’t have to be visible, but they should want to be visible … in part, to mitigate the very real perception that they are too old to embrace Web 2.0 technology and the change that technology brings with it. Continue reading

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