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How Would You Answer These 5 Financial Analyst Interview Questions?

5 Financial Analyst Interview Questions

The expectations for and responsibilities of financial analysts can vary by company, but there are several questions you are likely to hear in any interview for this position. See this post for details on common financial analyst interview questions, including those typically asked by employers when interviewing candidates for senior financial analyst roles.

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The Consulting Career Path Means Working Happy for Many Finance Pros

The Consulting Career Path Means Working Happy for Many Finance Pros

A new study on workplace happiness finds that many finance professionals are unhappy in their current career situation and do not find their work interesting. For some of these workers, the consulting career path offers a way to gain greater job satisfaction. See this post to learn several reasons highly skilled and experienced finance professionals decide to work as consultants, and how this career track can potentially increase on-the-job happiness.

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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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Systems, People and Processes: 5 Steps to Optimizing the Financial Close

Financial Close Optimization

The financial close is a significant challenge for most accounting and finance organizations. Now is an ideal time for finance leaders to think about how to improve this process in the year ahead. ERP experts with Protiviti, a Robert Half subsidiary, suggest that organizations follow five key steps to assess the current state of their financial close process, categorize and resolve the root causes for issues, identify automation opportunities, and improve efficiency.

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