Stories and Thoughts from the Recruiting Trenches

“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

Holiday Message to Job Seekers – It Is Better to Give than Receive.

Holiday Message to Job Seekers – It Is Better to Give than Receive.

19th December 2023

Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Giving Thanks and Giving Back

15th December 2023

What do most successful companies have in common?

What do most successful companies have in common?

13th December 2023

What Is Your Emotional Response When You Hear “Finance”?

What Is Your Emotional Response When You Hear “Finance”?

12th December 2023

Is Your Accounting Endangering Your Company?

Is Your Accounting Endangering Your Company?

7th December 2023

As a Business Owner, Are You Making Life More Difficult Than It Needs to Be?

As a Business Owner, Are You Making Life More Difficult Than It Needs to Be?

5th December 2023

Can Smaller Companies Offer a Better Job Opportunity?

Can Smaller Companies Offer a Better Job Opportunity?

30th November 2023

What Should You Do When Your Company Gets a New CEO?

What Should You Do When Your Company Gets a New CEO?

28th November 2023

Presidential Pardons for the Thanksgiving Turkey

Presidential Pardons for the Thanksgiving Turkey

17th November 2023

How I Learned that Most Bottled Water Comes from the Tap!

How I Learned that Most Bottled Water Comes from the Tap!

15th November 2023

Fearless Finance is Formidable – Or My Japanese Adventure

Fearless Finance is Formidable – Or My Japanese Adventure

9th November 2023

Top Interviewing Tips

Top Interviewing Tips

7th November 2023

Do You Think It’s Too Hard to Craft a Great Resume? Think Again.

Do You Think It’s Too Hard to Craft a Great Resume? Think Again.

1st November 2023

Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

31st October 2023

My word is my BOND.

My word is my BOND.

26th October 2023

As a Business Owner, Do You Keep Getting Unpleasant Surprises?

As a Business Owner, Do You Keep Getting Unpleasant Surprises?

16th October 2023

My Name Is Bond

My Name Is Bond

11th October 2023

Have You Been Unable to Sell Your Business for What It’s Worth?

Have You Been Unable to Sell Your Business for What It’s Worth?

9th October 2023

Does Your Company Keep Missing Financial Projections?

Does Your Company Keep Missing Financial Projections?

5th October 2023

Does Your Business Find Itself Running Short of Cash?

Does Your Business Find Itself Running Short of Cash?

3rd October 2023

If It Weren’t for Bad Luck, Would You Have Any Luck at All?

If It Weren’t for Bad Luck, Would You Have Any Luck at All?

28th September 2023

Would You Invest a Few Thousand Dollars to Make a Million?

Would You Invest a Few Thousand Dollars to Make a Million?

26th September 2023

Do Doubts About Your Business Eat Away at You?

Do Doubts About Your Business Eat Away at You?

21st September 2023

The Best Investment a new CFO Can Make

The Best Investment a new CFO Can Make

18th September 2023

Have You Read “Traction”? What Do You Think?

Have You Read “Traction”? What Do You Think?

13th September 2023

Are You Afraid to Fire Your Controller?

Are You Afraid to Fire Your Controller?

11th September 2023

Can Treasury Departments Learn to Collaborate with Others in Their Companies??

Can Treasury Departments Learn to Collaborate with Others in Their Companies??

8th September 2023

Is Accounting a Foreign Language?

Is Accounting a Foreign Language?

6th September 2023

Does Your Controller Actually Have X Years of Experience?

Does Your Controller Actually Have X Years of Experience?

31st August 2023

Why Feckless Finance Should Be Transformed

Why Feckless Finance Should Be Transformed

29th August 2023

Does Your Company Have a Feckless Finance Function?

Does Your Company Have a Feckless Finance Function?

23rd August 2023

21st August 2023

I Saw My Grandson Catch a Rainbow Trout from a Rocky Mountain Stream!

I Saw My Grandson Catch a Rainbow Trout from a Rocky Mountain Stream!

17th August 2023

As a Business Owner, Are You Keeping Score?

As a Business Owner, Are You Keeping Score?

16th August 2023

Do You Know What You’re Looking For?

Do You Know What You’re Looking For?

15th August 2023

How One Company Found $1 Million Hiding in Plain Sight!

How One Company Found $1 Million Hiding in Plain Sight!

9th August 2023

When Will My Company Need a CFO?

When Will My Company Need a CFO?

7th August 2023

What Are You Doing about Rising Interest Rates?

What Are You Doing about Rising Interest Rates?

2nd August 2023

What Do You – As a Business Owner – Want in the Future?

What Do You – As a Business Owner – Want in the Future?

31st July 2023

In 2 Years I DOUBLED Our Business’s Sales and Profits. Here’s How…

In 2 Years I DOUBLED Our Business’s Sales and Profits. Here’s How…

28th July 2023

Are Your Healthcare Costs Uncontrollable?

Are Your Healthcare Costs Uncontrollable?

27th July 2023

The Tough Ascent to CFO from Controller

The Tough Ascent to CFO from Controller

25th July 2023

Most Hiring Processes Don’t Work!

Most Hiring Processes Don’t Work!

10th July 2023

             How One Treasury Group Released $300 Million in Trapped Cash  

             How One Treasury Group Released $300 Million in Trapped Cash  

6th July 2023

I Was a Blackberry Dodo

I Was a Blackberry Dodo

3rd July 2023