Staffing Advice

Tips for an Effective Regulatory Compliance Training Program

It's hard to avoid a learning curve when it comes to finance-related regulatory compliance. Federal legislation rarely stays the same, meaning managers must make sure their finance and accounting teams (and all employees in some cases) are constantly on their toes to avoid penalties and added costs.

Fun Team-Building Activities You Can Do in an Hour

We’re all kids at heart, right? Even your buttoned-up VP likes a lively game now and then, and nearly everyone enjoys a short diversion during routine days. Doing fun team-building activities together also raises spirits, builds camaraderie and yields greater productivity.

4 Succession Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Succession planning requires careful organization on the part of executive management. When accounting and finance professionals in top positions leave the company, managers want assurances that the individuals chosen to fill those roles will succeed with a relatively seamless transition. However, there are certain mistakes that can prevent firms from achieving these goals.

Strategies for Financial Managers to Retain Retiring Baby Boomers’ Skills and Expertise

Baby boomers may be nearing – and, in some cases, passing – the traditional retirement age, but chief financial officers don’t appear worried about their departures from the workplace, recent Robert Half research suggests. Perhaps surprisingly, given the size of this workplace population, nearly two-thirds of financial executives surveyed said they aren’t concerned about losing these employees to retirement in the next couple of years.

Three Trends Affecting Legal Careers Today

Today’s business environment requires law firms and legal departments to function in a collaborative relationship with their clients, rather than just provide counsel. To stay competitive, these legal professionals have to keep up with client demands and industry changes. Here are the three trends that are having an impact on today’s law offices — and legal careers.