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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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World Class Positioning

My roundtables at the CFO Core Concerns conference on Tuesday morning were on the importance of attaining world class positioning. My first table was full. My second table was overflowing. I’m delighted to see that Finance Executives are attuned to … 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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The CFO Track

There is an interesting study from Ernst & Young on the career path to the CFO for the top EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa) companies. I’ve provided some of my thoughts compared to what I’m seeing in the … Continue reading

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Passive vs. Unemployed

The debate over passive vs. unemployed candidates isn’t likely to go away anytime soon. The reality is that those CFOs and other Finance Executives who are currently employed, remain high-value targets. Continue reading

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Linked In, Facebook, and Finance Executives

Are there any synergies created for CFOs and other Finance Executives by using both Linked In and Facebook? I’ve actually blogged about this several times in the past, but the question was raised again … so I’m happy to respond … Continue reading

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Your Brand (Image) Precedes You

Over the past few months, I’ve noticed many more of my CFO clients choosing branding packages over the standard marketing document packages. Then, as usually happens before I write a blog post, a couple of things along that line caught … Continue reading

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Unplugged

How, or even whether, finance executives “unplug” while on vacation has been a hot topic this summer.  In June, CFO.com reported survey results from Robert Half Management Resources … More than two-thirds, 69%, said they typically check in with work … Continue reading

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Job Boards and Senior Executives

Call me cynical but, I saw this tweet … Join this great jobs site… They have thousands of pre-screened 100K jobs – check em out  … and just had to shake my head. Job boards are to job seekers what … Continue reading

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Career Damage Control

Recently I stumbled across a primer on common career management misconceptions. Managing your career isn’t rocket science, but it is challenging to get in front of, and drive, your career rather than finding yourself reacting to a trigger event. The author … Continue reading

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