Staffing Advice

15 Professional Development Ideas to Help Your Staff

One of your key roles as a finance leader is to encourage employees to strengthen and refine their skills through professional development. Here are 15 ways you can help your staff to grow.

4 Reasons a Professional Certification Benefits the Entire Company

There are many reasons your employees pursue professional certifications. Earning a certificate or designation validates the person’s high-level of expertise and often leads to added prestige … not to mention the fact that a professional certification may also yield a pay bump and generally puts holders ahead of the pack.

Internal Controls: A Look at Industry Benchmarks

The 2014 Benchmarking the Accounting & Finance Function report, produced by Robert Half and Financial Executives Research Foundation (FERF), found that the number of internal controls in companies is increasing.

The 2015 Salary Guides Are Here!

The just-released 2015 Salary Guides from Robert Half show that U.S. starting salaries for professional occupations are projected to increase an average of 3.8 percent next year.