Human Capital

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    68% of Gen Z workers would take an unwanted job for good pay: Report

    Only 10% of Gen Z workers said they want more money so they can “splurge on things,” according to new data.

    By April 15, 2024
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    73% of CFOs to Earn Salary Between $201k-400k in 2024: Report

    A new survey from Rho on CFO compensation figures reveals compensation, equity, and severance trends for finance chiefs.

    By April 10, 2024
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    Old National Puts CFO Brendon Falconer on Leave Following Child Molestation Charges

    The Evansville, Indiana-based bank named its chief strategy officer as interim CFO on Monday after Brendon Falconer was arrested last week.

    By Dan Ennis • April 3, 2024
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    71% of Big 4 Auditors Worry About Mental Health

    But those at the Big Four are hardly alone; many auditors, wherever they work, feel similarly.

    By April 3, 2024
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    43% of Companies Monitor Worker’s Online Activity

    Many employees have issues with their employers’ internet surveillance practices.

    By April 2, 2024
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    71% of CFOs Plan to Raise Average Pay More Than 4%: Report

    Fifty-eight percent of surveyed CFOs are planning pay increases of 4% to 9%, a drop from the 70% who had planned to do the same in 2023, according to Gartner data.

    By March 25, 2024
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    Preparedness, Parents, and 150 Hours: CFOs’ Hiring Challenges in 2024

    Fifty-eight percent of employers said recent college graduates are unprepared for the workforce, according to an Intelligent report. 

    By March 4, 2024
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    Women Continue Their Gains at the CFO Position: Study

    The number of women CFOs at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies climbed to nearly 19% in 2023, according to Crist|Kolder.

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    Global Pension Pot Swelled by 11% Last Year: Report

    “This global growth is not yet rapid, but it is far better than the experience a year before.”

    By Feb. 28, 2024
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    CFOs and the Future of Finance Work

    This series aims to help CFOs understand the ways in which employees — especially younger generations — develop context to form work habits, opinions on work-life balance, and productivity.

    By CFO Editorial Staff • Feb. 26, 2024
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    Labor Trends Exasperate Finance Pros

    Barely more than a third (37%) of accountants said they were satisfied with their pay, according to a new ACCA survey.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Pension Plans Finally Regain Fully Funded Status in 2023

    “Companies consider a plan’s funded status to be like debt ­–– if you’re underfunded, the organization is more highly leveraged.”

    By Jan. 3, 2024
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    6 Tips to Successfully Transition to a Small Business CFO Role

    Follow this advice to successfully transition into a new small business CFO role.

    By Jan. 2, 2024
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    10 CFO Leadership Lessons From 2023

    CFO leadership was on full display in 2023 in a variety of ways.

    By Dec. 29, 2023
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    Companies Seek to Save on Bonus Payouts

    The trends in year-end bonuses haven’t quite caught up with recent positive economic signs.

    By Dec. 20, 2023
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    64% of Employees Waste Hours Due to Lack of Deadlines: Report

    Nearly a fifth of employees work without deadlines and lose up to two hours a week because of it, according to new data from Slingshot.

    By Dec. 18, 2023
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    Hiring Intentions Remain Stable Going Into 2024, Robert Half Says

    Fifty-seven percent of managers plan to add new permanent roles in the first half of 2024.

    By Kathryn Moody • Dec. 14, 2023
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    CFOs on People Management: Conference Highlights

    What the CFOs of GM, American Express, Meta, and other organizations are saying about how to manage and inspire employees.

    By Dec. 8, 2023
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    Health Cost Hikes to Moderate Slightly in ’24

    Fifty-eight percent of those polled anticipate higher or significantly higher increases from 2025 through 2027.

    By Nov. 29, 2023
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    Gen Z Set to Outnumber Baby Boomers in the Workforce

    2024 represents a pivotal moment for U.S. companies, as Gen Z workers become an increasingly important share of American business, Glassdoor predicts.

    By Laurel Kalser • Nov. 16, 2023
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    Global CFO Turnover Picks Up in Q3

    More than 70 global finance chiefs of public companies left their jobs in the third quarter, opening the door for first-time hires and internal promotions.

    By Nov. 13, 2023
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    What CFOs Think of the Accountant Shortage

    What caused the accountant shortage and what does it mean for finance departments?

    By Nov. 10, 2023
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    Make a Plan ‘Right Now’ for $55K Overtime Rule, Attorney Says

    Some employers might increase pay for exempt employees to at least $55,068 to avoid overtime obligations, but the budget needed could be significant. 

    By Kate Tornone • Nov. 9, 2023
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    U.S. Employers Announced 22% Fewer Job Cuts in October

    “Job cut plans have slowed significantly since the first half of the year, and consumers have continued to spend, even in the face of high inflation,” said Andy Challenger.

    By Nov. 3, 2023
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    37% of Employees Say Inflation Led to Tapping Into Savings: Weekly Stat

    As employees stress more about money, many companies are offering financial wellness tools.

    By Nov. 1, 2023