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By Robert Half September 20, 2016 at 5:00pm

TECHNICALLY SPEAKING

CFOs evaluate the importance of technical skills vs. soft skills for accounting and finance positions:

  STAFF-LEVEL SENIOR LEVEL
Much greater weight on technical skills 11% 12%
Somewhat greater weight on technical skills 25% 28%
An even split 54% 50%
Somewhat greater weight on soft skills 7% 6%
Much greater weight on soft skills 3% 4%

Source: Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey of more than 2,200 CFOs from companies with 20 or more employees in the United States.

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