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K.I.S. for CFO Branding

When most of us think about Albert Einstein, we think about a man who was so incredibly intelligent that the average person could not hold a conversation with him, right? Well, apparently that’s not the case. He actually embraced the … Continue reading

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The Executive Job Search Challenge

I was honored to join two of my fellow Career Thought Leaders, Wendy Enelow and Jan Melnik, on a blog radio show hosted by Deborah Shane last week. My area of specialty … reputation management. Of the many interesting questions Deborah … Continue reading

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Growth Strategies … Business & Career

Sometimes the whole “managing a career” process just seems confusing, baffling, and maybe even unnecessary to CFOs. Today, more than ever, it is definitely necessary, and it does not need to be confusing or baffling.  Run your career like you … Continue reading

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Resumes are about Strategy

Last week I was contacted by a CFO who sent me two resumes to review along with a request to talk by phone. I would normally just do an email review on one of his resumes, but since he was … Continue reading

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The Secret Weapon for CFOs is the Intangible

One of the discussions by the recruiter panel at the CFO Rising conference was around the intangibles of being a Chief Financial Officer. Intangibles … as in presence. It won’t matter how great your finance acumen, skill sets, and deliverables … Continue reading

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Whose Responsibility Is It?

I was contacted last week by a CFO expressing great frustration in his job search. Why, he asked, was he the only one who could see how easily he could make the transition back into a private industry leadership role … Continue reading

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CFOs … Don’t Be an Empty Suit

I saw this clever post on the Ryan William’s Agency blog this morning … Getting Your Plastic Foot in the Door. It talks about a marketing campaign targeting CEOs to replace a CFO with outsourced CFO services.  As a career … Continue reading

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Where There’s Change: There’s Opportunity

The most effective search strategy is networking … because anytime there is change, there is opportunity. Being one of the first to learn about upcoming changes from your circle of influence, positions you to act early and swiftly. When Boards … Continue reading

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The Inmates Are in Charge of the Asylum

Matt Bud made this statement in one of his recent FENG newsletters. For job search candidates, it must certainly feel that way. Here you are, talented, capable, certainly qualified to do the job … and yet, you hear nothing. In … Continue reading

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Resume Authenticity

Cathy Graham authored an informative post entitled “Living Up to Your Resume.”  While it offers a number of good insights, here’s the one I want to key in on today … because it is so critically important. Resume writing services … Continue reading

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