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Is Employee Turnover a Problem?

Is employee turnover a problem in all companies? All companies lose employees. It’s healthy for an organization to have a measurable turnover. Sometimes people don’t fit into a company’s culture. But other times, employees have emergencies or life changing experiences that separate them from the company.  However, it is not to say that a 0%

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CFO LinkedIn Group Surpasses 10,000 Members!

Recently the Strategic CFO LinkedIn group surpassed the 10,000 membership mark! It is now the 3rd largest CFO group in LinkedIn out of a total of over 1,350 worldwide. CFO LinkedIn Group Started in 2008, the Strategic CFO LinkedIn group has been adding new members at a rate of 75 to 125 per week. These

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Key to Success in Life

The past year has been challenging for all of us. Last night I was reading a book and a quote caught my attention. “Success in life comes not from holding a good hand, but in playing a poor hand well!” This old saying comes from the poker table, however, it true in life and business as

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The Future of the Accounting Workforce

The Future of the Accounting Workforce “Firms who are hiring new accountants or accounting majors have to understand where the newer generations are “coming from,” as a Boomer (born 1946-1964) might say, to target a style that will bring out the next generation’s (the Millennial Generation’s) strengths and maximize their effectiveness. This involves discarding biases

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Death By Networking

With so many people looking for work or trying to generate sales, networking has taken on a frenzy that I haven’t seen in over ten years! Everyone is trying to reconnect or meet new people. I try to meet with as many people as possible but I am caught in a predicament. Death By Networking

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Facebook or LinkedIn? Which is it?

Should I join Facebook or LinkedIn? What is the difference? Or should I join both? Facebook or LinkedIn Facebook is by far the more popular social networking site of the two. However, it is more personal in nature. Do you want your business contacts seeing you dancing at a Super Bowl party? Probably not. A

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MBA Applications are Up

As reported by The Economist, full-time MBA programs around the world have seen an increase in applicants this year. There is not a more certain indicator that the economic slowdown will continue for the next couple of years than this one. MBA Applications are Up Anyways, this does lead me back to some general thoughts

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