High Demand for CFOs Creates Career Opportunities
But finance chiefs in job-search mode should take care not to take advantage of an opportunity prematurely, a top recruiter says.
Metric of the Month: Formal Succession Planning Lacking
Proper succession planning at all levels ensures strong bench strength in finance and other areas.
JPMorgan Chase Names New CFO; Lake to Head Consumer Lending
The CEO of card services, Jennifer Piepszak, inherits the CFO spot from Marianne Lake, who was appointed CEO of consumer lending.
Human Capital Reporting Standards Finally Arrive
Will the new ISO standard prompt companies to begin voluntarily reporting an assortment of human capital metrics?
The Difference Between Good CFOs and Great CFOs
A CFO’s ability to build strong teams and develop successors is more important than ever.
HP Names New CFO, as LesJak Moves Into Interim COO Role
HP CEO Don Weisler said Steve Fieler, the company's new CFO, has been "in our succession planning for a very long time."
Emerging Best Practice: Promoting CFOs from Within
Succession plans are less risky when the new finance chief is an internal hire, a top talent expert says.
Facebook Proposes Zuckerberg Succession Plan
Shareholders will vote on a proposal to ensure Facebook "will not remain a founder-controlled company after we cease to be a founder-led company."
Family Companies: To Have and to Hold
Far from declining, family firms will remain an important feature of global capitalism for the foreseeable future.
Family Firms Face ‘Sticky Baton’ Syndrome
Most family-owned businesses don't plan for a successor, and the top executives stay longer than they should.
The CFO Candidate Pool Is Shrinking
Inadequate training for mid-level finance managers leaves companies fighting to fill senior posts.