Staffing Advice

Cost Control: 5 Strategies to Consider

Cost control is always a go-to strategy when business conditions are tough, but it shouldn’t be de-emphasized when economic conditions improve. After all, tight controls on the cost side of the ledger strengthen businesses and provide them with added flexibility to invest in growth opportunities.

Revenue Recognition Transition: The People Factor

New FASB revenue recognition standards may not become official until 2017, but the clock is ticking, and there is a lot of prep work to be done. Protiviti has teamed with Financial Executives International (FEI) to provide a series of webinars on this critical transition and how it affects various aspects of corporate infrastructure. I would encourage you to attend as many as you can, or at least watch the archived segments.

Beyond Legal Expertise: What Makes a Lawyer a Great Leader?

The skills and attributes that many great lawyers possess -- empathy for others, strong communication and analytical skills, negotiation, persuasion and conflict resolution skills, high ethical standards, vision and diplomacy -- often are a natural fit for senior management and leadership roles.