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  • Tech Know-how Brings Career Success, CFOs Say

    It's more beneficial than expertise in operations, law, and sales and marketing, according to a Robert Half survey of finance chiefs. That wasn't the case five years ago. August 27, 2008

  • Is It Time to Switch Industries?

    While some industries are taking down their "Help Wanted" signs, others, notably health-care and energy, are hiring. August 26, 2008

  • Know a Niche, Hang a Shingle

    A longtime CFO bucks the recession to launch a consulting operation, drawing on his industry-specific expertise. August 15, 2008

  • Survival in the Age of Risk

    There is danger all around, judging by companies’ heightened focus on managing risk. In the midst of the maelstrom: the CFO. August 13, 2008

  • What It Takes to Be a Turnaround Pro

    Aside from core CFO skills, you need an affinity for the nuances of thinking creatively, being a good listener, and trusting your intuition. August 12, 2008

  • Ports in a Storm

    Business-school applications pick up as the economy slows. August 11, 2008

  • Who Needs a COO?

    With chief operating officer positions becoming rarer all the time, companies are relying on CFOs for a lot more than keeping score. August 1, 2008

  • An Anatomy of a CFO's Agony

    How a make-the-numbers mandate, threats from his bosses, and accounting skullduggery nearly destroyed him. July 31, 2008

  • CFO Revolving Door Spins a Bit Faster

    The already-high turnover rate among large companies gets even more so; many of the departed are leaving the finance profession altogether. July 29, 2008

  • The CFO Duality: Mixing Business with Integrity

    Author of a new book, former GE general counsel Ben Heineman dishes out plenty of advice for finance chiefs about doing the right thing without sacrificing their companies' business goals. July 24, 2008

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