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Jun 08

More than half of finance execs got no raise

Posted by Stephen Taub in financial professionalscompensationCFOcareer/management

Stephen Taub

A majority of CFOs are sharing the pain of their rank and file...sort of.

According to a new comprehensive survey, more than half of all finance executives (57 percent) said they did not receive a salary increase in 2010.

May 26

The benefits of being a mentor

Posted by dbedell in risk managementfinancial professionalsCFOsCareers/Management


There are countless famous examples of successful business mentoring relationships and the benefits that can be gleaned from such a partnership. 

JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon was mentored by former Citi CEO Sandy Weill. Dimon went on to act as a mentor to Heidi Miller--CEO of JP Morgan’s Treasury & Securities business, Charlie Scharf--CEO of Retail Financial Services at JP Morgan Chase and a director on Visa’s board, and Michael Cavanagh—JP Morgan’s CFO.

May 22

Ambercrombie CFO defies the CW

Posted by Going Concern in investor relationsfinancial professionalsearningsCFOsCFOCareers/Management

Going Concern

Submitted by Jonah Bloom, republished from Going Concern, Accounting News for Accountants and CFOs.

Jonathan Ramsden has been Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Abercrombie & Fitch since December 2008 and is a key part of a team trying to guide the retailer's global expansion while managing something of a remake of its domestic operations. Going Concern caught up with him recently to find out how he sees A&F's business and what else is on his mind.

May 14

Think small, young CFO?

Posted by Going Concern in small businesssmall and medium-sized businessfinancial professionalscorporationsCareers/ManagementauditingAccounting

Going Concern

Submitted by Caleb Newquist, republished from Going Concern, Accounting News for Accountants and CFOs.

Accountemps released the results of a survey today that shows many chief financial officers think that the best place for accounting graduates to start their careers is in a "small to midsize company." The surprising thing about this particular survey is that the numbers aren't even close.

Feb 22

Finance professionals: Unsafe at any speed?

Posted by annearf in multi-taskjudgesinsurancefinancial professionalsdriverattorneys


We wouldn't want to suggest that you or your colleagues are terrors behind the wheel.  Not executives in your lofty positions.

Then, again, a new study indicates you might not be at your best when at the helm of a car.

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