To Make More Money, Find a New Job
Last year was a banner one, pay-wise, for executives who switched employers, but still a less-lucrative one than job-hoppers enjoyed a few years back.
CFO Job Openings Are About to Spike
Here's how high-potential finance executives can prepare themselves to qualify for one of the many finance chief seats that will shortly become available.
No Matter How Bright the Star, One Isn’t Enough
Here's why finance executives who fail to adequately develop their teams limit their own career potential.
How to Fight the Perception that You Can’t Communicate
For the sake of their careers, CFOs must be proactive in vanquishing the unfounded myth that they have poor communication skills.
Why Are CFO Jobs Taking Longer to Fill?
Companies with CFO openings and candidates for those posts both have good reasons these days for taking a conservative approach.
How to Get On a Public Company Board
While serving on a board is often thought of as a late-career event, if you don't start working toward it much sooner it likely won't happen.
How to Botch an Interview for a CFO Job
Being a good CFO candidate requires a different skill set than being a good CFO does.
Pay Reward for Job Hopping Inches Up
Senior executives got a 17 percent raise when jumping to a new employer in 2013, continuing a recent upward march.
The CFO Candidate Pool Is Shrinking
Inadequate training for mid-level finance managers leaves companies fighting to fill senior posts.
Start Managing Your Career Before It Manages You
Finance and accounting staff may need to do some self-investigation to avoid an existential career crisis.
Why Would You Want to Work for a PE-Backed Firm?
For CFOs who may be of a mind to hook up with a private equity-backed company, open your eyes wide and tread very carefully.