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Social Media Overreach

If you’ve been following my articles and posts for any length of time, you know that I am an avid believer that Linkedin is a MUST for CFOs and Finance Executives. From a professional perspective, Linkedin is the best of … Continue reading

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4 Effective Career Management Strategies for 2018

Have you noticed that the older you get, the faster the years seem to fly by? I sure have! We are sitting on the cusp of yet another new year, and it has never been more important to take control … Continue reading

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3 Reasons NOT to use Resume Templates

Last week I saw comments by the CEO of Linkedin about the evolution of resumes. He is right that resumes are changing. Actually, they have been changing for a good 10 or so years with a clear focus on the … Continue reading

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If Only Finding Your Next CFO Position was This Easy!

I just saw another CFO organization jump into the “job board” postings game. If only finding your next Chief Finance role could be that easy. See a posting, send off your resume, get the job. Except, it’s not that easy … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Hire a Resume Writer

Last week one of my colleagues wrote an article opining that no one should ever hire a resume writer. Rather, candidates should all enroll in her *paid* class so she can teach them how to write their own resume. It … Continue reading

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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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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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When the Person and the Paper Don’t Align

A recent question on Quora asked … I am constantly contacted by recruiters and I frequently get called for interviews, but I never land the job. What possible causes should I consider? Does that happen to you? I responded that … Continue reading

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What Recruiters Want

I’m just back from an amazing industry conference of Career Thought Leaders. There were some great presenters and some equally great conversations with non-presenters … and I learned from both! For me, one of the most interesting presentations was by … 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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