Staffing the Initiative

By on February 19, 2019 at 10:48am


CFOs were asked, “How do you typically staff major one-time initiatives such as an acquisition or system implementation?”*

32% Internal staff only
57% A combination of internal and external resources
12% External resources only

Those who use external resources were also asked, “Why do you work with external resources?”**

61% Access to specialized expertise
49% Alleviate the burden on full-time staff
46% Access to new methodologies and processes
45% Support is immediately available
30% Scalable project teams

Robert Half Management Resources survey of more than 1,100 CFOs at companies in the United States

*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

**Multiple responses allowed.

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