Management Advice

Preparing Millennials for Leadership Roles in Finance: 4 Tips

Preparing Millennials for Leadership Roles in Finance: 4 Tips

How can finance leaders foster a workplace environment that will nurture millennial talent, and promote the knowledge transfer necessary to effectively prepare this next generation of leaders for tomorrow’s challenges? Here are four tips, based on the research and guidance presented in Creating a Leadership Pipeline: Developing the Millennial Generation Into Finance Leaders, a special report from Robert Half and the Financial Executives Research Foundation.

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Help Your Team Feel Happy at Work (It’s Good for Your Business)

Help Your Team Feel Happy at Work

New research from our company suggests that professionals who work in the fields of accounting, finance and financial services have lower levels of workplace happiness compared to employees in other industries. See this post for tips on fostering a workplace culture that allows happiness and positivity to flourish, and to learn why helping to ensure your employees are happy at work can create benefits for your firm.

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Business Analytics in Accounting: Boost Your Skills – and Your Career

Business Analytics Skills in Accounting

Business analytics skills and nontechnical skills used to be "nice to haves" for many accounting and finance jobs. Today, they're requisites for many roles in the profession. The escalating demand for professionals with these skills is creating recruiting and retention challenges for employers, according to a report from Robert Half and the IMA®.

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Employee Recognition: Feel the Thanksgiving Spirit All Year Long

Employee Recognition: Feel the Thanksgiving Spirit All Year Long

Thanksgiving season is the perfect time of year for finance leaders to remind their employees just how much they are valued. The five simple (but essential) employee recognition strategies outlined in this post can help your team members feel happier at work and more confident that their work is truly appreciated.

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Is Your Finance Team Ready to Meet Rising SOX Compliance Demands?

Rising SOX Compliance Demands

Compliance demands are top of mind for many finance leaders as they develop their staffing plans for the year ahead. They need to ensure skilled accounting and finance professionals are in place to help the business effectively meet compliance mandates both old and new. If your organization is among those expecting to see their compliance burden increase in the near term, consider applying these tactics as part of your preparation for meeting this challenge.

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