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The Challenging C-Level Job Search

It can take 9-12 months to find that next right-fitting position … are never words my prospective Finance Executive clients want to hear. However, setting up realistic expectations ultimately translates to less frustration and impatience during what can be a … Continue reading

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CFO Turnover

According to data by Korn Ferry International’s financial-officer practice … “Between 2010 and 2011, a CFO was almost three times as likely to leave a company when a new chief executive was hired from outside, rather than promoted internally.” I’ll … Continue reading

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Only “Sitting” CFOs Need Apply!

I had a call from a recruiter who places CFOs today. As you might expect, he was looking for a particular type of CFO with specific industry experience. And a CPA. It’s a mid-six-figure salary. And … any referral candidates … Continue reading

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Executive Job Market Intelligence Report

Career practitioners eagerly await publication of Execunet’s Job Market Intelligence Report every year, and the 2012 edition is due out in early spring. But, Execunet has released some new trends from its 20th annual issue, and with its permission, I’m … Continue reading

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The Resume Evolution

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article entitled “No More Resumes, Say Some Firms.” While the title is a little exaggerated, I can safely say I’m glad I’m not a resume writer! More about that in a moment. The … Continue reading

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Linked In for CFOs

My friend and colleague CFO Search Expert Samuel Dergel provided his insights around CFOs using Linked In in his blog yesterday. You do read his blog right? Because he provides some great insights! While Samuel is looking through the lens … Continue reading

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Email Insanity

Monday’s blog post focused on the challenges of using a home phone number on your resume. But, what about your email address? That … may prove to be an even bigger issue for CFOs and Finance Executives. I send out … Continue reading

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A Fraction of the Job Responsibilities at Half the Salary

A story on Forbes from back in May this year caught my attention when I read the title … “Should you accept a job that pays half your former salary.” There are some CFOs who are indeed wrestling with that … Continue reading

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CFOs & Recruiters: Respect & Responsiveness

Last week, CFO recruiter Samuel Dergel guest authored a post summarizing the results of a poll which asked “what’s your biggest beef in working with recruiters.” That poll is still open if you would like to provide your feedback. One … Continue reading

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Visibility is a Choice

Last November I wrote a blog post entitled “Is Invisibility Costing You Your Next Position.” Based on the overflow at the CFO conference roundtable, it’s a topic in which CFOs are at least curious, if not flat out interested. As … Continue reading

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