Issue 5. Target Topics: A Biweekly Recap of Finance and Accounting News

Spring marks the time for U.S. television networks to take stock of their hits and misses as they gear up for their fall season of sitcoms, drama and reality shows. The Big Bang Theory will still light up our nights for three more years, but even with its star-power, Sean Saves the World will soon sizzle out.

How about for the world of finance and accounting – is it time to think about how your projects and initiatives are progressing? What’s working well or what could stand to be changed? Here are some recent articles in the news that might give you some planetary guidance:

  • President and CEO Richard Chambers from The Institute of Internal Auditors talks about internal auditors being the corporate conscience on his blog. Note: Robert Half will be participating the IIA’s sold-out 2014 General Audit Management Conference from March 24-26 in Orlando, Fla.
  • Shark Tank’s Lori Greiner shares her insights on how to spot a $1 million business idea on
  • lists four steps to building a culture of accountability within your company.
  • In’s View From the Top, Absolute Software CEO and risk taker Errol Olsen discusses how he leveraged his experience as a CFO to gain an edge in his new role as CEO.

Have a great weekend – may all your stars be perfectly aligned!

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