Stories and Thoughts from the Recruiting Trenches

You Must Know the Tricks of the Trade.

You Must Know the Tricks of the Trade.

12th June 2024

Are You a Bull or a Bear?

Are You a Bull or a Bear?

10th June 2024

“It was easier than I expected, and the result was even better!”

“It was easier than I expected, and the result was even better!”

7th June 2024

The Devil Is in the Details!

The Devil Is in the Details!

5th June 2024

Is Your Business Approach Ass-Backward?

Is Your Business Approach Ass-Backward?

3rd June 2024

Is Your Company Using the Wrong Hiring Criteria?

Is Your Company Using the Wrong Hiring Criteria?

31st May 2024

CPA – Can’t Predict Anything.

CPA – Can’t Predict Anything.

29th May 2024

Got Profit Disappointments? Are You To Blame?

Got Profit Disappointments? Are You To Blame?

28th May 2024

Is your Controller or CFO Anal or Analytical?

Is your Controller or CFO Anal or Analytical?

22nd May 2024

Can You Turn a Frog into a Prince?

Can You Turn a Frog into a Prince?

20th May 2024

Why Was Your Last Hire a Disappointment?

Why Was Your Last Hire a Disappointment?

17th May 2024

Are You Crossing Your Fingers Too Often?

Are You Crossing Your Fingers Too Often?

15th May 2024

What Was Old Is Now New: 3 Things I Learned in Salt Lake City

What Was Old Is Now New: 3 Things I Learned in Salt Lake City

13th May 2024

Business or Pleasure? Why Not Both?

Business or Pleasure? Why Not Both?

10th May 2024

Is Finance Fun?

Is Finance Fun?

8th May 2024

Are You Incinerating Your Cash?

Are You Incinerating Your Cash?

6th May 2024

How Not To Hire

How Not To Hire

3rd May 2024

5 Reasons Why a Fractional CFO Is a Bad Investment

5 Reasons Why a Fractional CFO Is a Bad Investment

1st May 2024

Why Are Many Attempts to Improve Profits Like a Chinese Finger Trap?

Why Are Many Attempts to Improve Profits Like a Chinese Finger Trap?

29th April 2024

Should You “Eat the Frog”?

Should You “Eat the Frog”?

26th April 2024

𝐂𝐚𝐧 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞 𝐑𝐮𝐛𝐢𝐤’𝐬 𝐂𝐮𝐛𝐞?

𝐂𝐚𝐧 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐒𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞 𝐑𝐮𝐛𝐢𝐤’𝐬 𝐂𝐮𝐛𝐞?

24th April 2024

𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐈𝐬 𝐆𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐃𝐞𝐟𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐁𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐞𝐭𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐋𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐲’𝐬 𝐁𝐨𝐭𝐭𝐨𝐦 𝐋𝐢𝐧𝐞?

𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐈𝐬 𝐆𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐃𝐞𝐟𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐞 𝐢𝐧 𝐁𝐚𝐬𝐤𝐞𝐭𝐛𝐚𝐥𝐥 𝐋𝐢𝐤𝐞 𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐚𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐚𝐧𝐲’𝐬 𝐁𝐨𝐭𝐭𝐨𝐦 𝐋𝐢𝐧𝐞?

22nd April 2024

𝐓𝐨 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭, 𝐛𝐞𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐝𝐨 𝐧𝐨𝐭.

𝐓𝐨 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭, 𝐛𝐞𝐡𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐚𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐝𝐨 𝐧𝐨𝐭.

16th April 2024

Are You Like a Babe in the Woods?

Are You Like a Babe in the Woods?

15th April 2024

𝐈𝐬 𝐋𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐞𝐝𝐈𝐧 𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐫 𝐇𝐮𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐉𝐨𝐛 𝐒𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡?

𝐈𝐬 𝐋𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐞𝐝𝐈𝐧 𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐨𝐫 𝐇𝐮𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐉𝐨𝐛 𝐒𝐞𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡?

12th April 2024

𝐁𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐭

𝐁𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐂𝐚𝐭

10th April 2024

𝐀𝐬 𝐚 𝐂𝐅𝐎, 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐋𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐊𝐞𝐞𝐩 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐉𝐨𝐛?

𝐀𝐬 𝐚 𝐂𝐅𝐎, 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐋𝐨𝐧𝐠 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐥 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐊𝐞𝐞𝐩 𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐉𝐨𝐛?

8th April 2024

𝟕 𝐃𝐢𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐭, 𝐛𝐮𝐭 𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥, 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰 𝐐𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬

𝟕 𝐃𝐢𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐭, 𝐛𝐮𝐭 𝐂𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥, 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐞𝐰 𝐐𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬

5th April 2024

Is Your CPA Hurting Your Business?

Is Your CPA Hurting Your Business?

3rd April 2024

𝟓 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐛𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐭 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠

𝟓 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐛𝐥𝐞𝐦𝐬 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐢𝐭 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠

1st April 2024

Does Your Resume Stand Out?

Does Your Resume Stand Out?

29th March 2024

Who Is More Likely to Run a Profitable Company – David or Goliath?

Who Is More Likely to Run a Profitable Company – David or Goliath?

27th March 2024

4 Signs Your CFO or Controller is Weak

4 Signs Your CFO or Controller is Weak

26th March 2024

5 Flub-ups Your CFO or Controller May Be Making

5 Flub-ups Your CFO or Controller May Be Making

22nd March 2024

As a CFO, Are You Always Playing Defense?

As a CFO, Are You Always Playing Defense?

19th March 2024

Are Your “Street Smarts” Hurting Your Company’s Bottom Line?

Are Your “Street Smarts” Hurting Your Company’s Bottom Line?

18th March 2024

5 Actions Midsize Companies Can Take to Increase Profits

5 Actions Midsize Companies Can Take to Increase Profits

15th March 2024

Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?

Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?

13th March 2024

Is Your Time Your Own?

Is Your Time Your Own?

12th March 2024

What Is Better than Artificial Intelligence?

What Is Better than Artificial Intelligence?

8th March 2024

Top 5 Worries for Business Owners in 2024

Top 5 Worries for Business Owners in 2024

6th March 2024

Can You Answer this Question: Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

Can You Answer this Question: Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

1st March 2024

Are Your Hiring Practices Making It Hard to Grow Your Company?

Are Your Hiring Practices Making It Hard to Grow Your Company?

28th February 2024

How To Get Unstuck in Your Career, Especially If You’re a Woman.

How To Get Unstuck in Your Career, Especially If You’re a Woman.

27th February 2024

Investors Want Companies to Focus on Hiring Great Talent in 2024

Investors Want Companies to Focus on Hiring Great Talent in 2024

23rd February 2024

“If it weren’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have any luck at all.”

“If it weren’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have any luck at all.”

21st February 2024

CAREER ADVICE – Don’t Be a Lemming!

CAREER ADVICE – Don’t Be a Lemming!

19th February 2024

Is Treasury More Important Now than It Was Pre-Covid?

Is Treasury More Important Now than It Was Pre-Covid?

7th February 2024

Is Your Business Facing Financial Friction? 3 Questions

Is Your Business Facing Financial Friction? 3 Questions

6th February 2024

Control Versus Contribution

Control Versus Contribution

1st February 2024

Has Your Experience Blinded You To an Opportunity?

Has Your Experience Blinded You To an Opportunity?

30th January 2024

5 Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Getting You Interviews, and What To Do About It.

5 Reasons Your Resume Isn’t Getting You Interviews, and What To Do About It.

26th January 2024

5 Signs That You Need a New Controller

5 Signs That You Need a New Controller

25th January 2024

What If Your Controller Was Sued for Sexual Harassment?

What If Your Controller Was Sued for Sexual Harassment?

23rd January 2024

Winning Words of Wisdom from a Top Basketball Coach

Winning Words of Wisdom from a Top Basketball Coach

16th January 2024

What About Me?

What About Me?

11th January 2024

True Crime  

True Crime  

9th January 2024

What Can I Do for You?

What Can I Do for You?

5th January 2024

The Big Lie to CFOs

The Big Lie to CFOs

3rd January 2024

Going, Going, Gone! 4 Lessons Learned in 2023.

Going, Going, Gone! 4 Lessons Learned in 2023.

27th December 2023