Volatility, The War In Ukraine And The Battle For Commodities Trading Talent

As 2022 began, the global economy appeared to be on a predictable course. With businesses reopening, labor tightening, and prices rising, many central banks around the world were poised to begin unwinding the fiscal and monetary support they dialed up during the COVID-19 pandemic. The war in Ukraine, after one month, seems certain to READ MORE

2022-06-07T17:17:05-04:00June 7th, 2022|

The Cost of an Unsuccessful CFO Hire

A 2015 study cited in the SHRM Daily Newsletter suggested that “the biggest cost of a bad hire might not be financial.” The study surveyed 2100 CFOs and found that their chief concern was degraded staff morale and loss of productivity. Monetary costs came in third. Now imagine that the bad hire is the CFO READ MORE

2021-09-30T08:00:33-04:00September 30th, 2021|

How to Find the Right Interim Accounting and Finance Recruiter

How To Identify The Right Recruiter For Your Interim Hiring Needs Executives who build healthy and reliable relationships with the right recruiters may outsource the hiring process with confidence. Top-level interim recruiters share specific and desirable characteristics, and executives who are aware of these qualities have an edge over their competition. Engage with Integrity Find READ MORE

2021-09-09T08:00:27-04:00September 9th, 2021|

Market Research and Consumer Insights: Creating the Future

There may be no segment of business that is changing faster than Market Research and Consumer Insights. Translating consumer behavior into increased profit and sales requires agility in changing as fast as the consumer does, and preferably being a step ahead. In their book Immunity to Change[1], authors Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey show how READ MORE

2021-09-02T08:00:53-04:00September 2nd, 2021|

Attracting and Retaining Talent in Investment-Based Companies

Private Equity investors face several unique human capital challenges from assessing senior leaders to building the alignment and skill required to execute on strategy. Perhaps foremost among these challenges is recruiting and retaining top talent for the unique needs specific to each company within the portfolio. A common approach to recruiting and retaining talent relies READ MORE

2021-08-26T08:00:38-04:00August 26th, 2021|

How to Secure Top 2% of Accounting & Finance Talent

Driving for the last points of EBITDA, the last points of margin, the last points of capital costs, and high-efficiency tax strategies requires finance leadership that can flex from FP&A to operations and logistics, from the balance sheet to equity waterfall tables, from critical strategic initiatives and their associated costs to the expense that can READ MORE

2020-10-15T14:50:23-04:00October 15th, 2020|

How Digital Transformation is Changing Accounting and Finance

Every topic in this blog can help your business save time, money, and mental energy. The year 2020 has so far slowed, halted, or even shut down many firms in the accounting & financial industry, tasking a majority of industry leaders with finding new ways to keep business moving forward. One way to spark growth READ MORE

2020-08-10T10:00:07-04:00August 10th, 2020|