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CFOs are increasingly in demand within the nonprofit sector and more finance executives are making the move. “[F]inancial management skills are at a premium. ‘Many nonprofit organizations are trying to behave more like businesses.'” The change is not without its challenges for Chief Executive Officers making the transition.
Read more in this week’s Wall Street Journal article, “Corporate CFOs in High Demand at Charities as Budgets Come Under Scrutiny.”
When it comes to recruiters, retained vs. contingency could boil down to whether they have the company’s best interest in mind, or their own. Read Undercover Recruiter’s article, “Contingency vs. Retained Recruiters: What is the Difference?” for more insight into these two recruiting styles.
For more on how to best work with a recruiter, read my article, “Quick Tips for C-Level Executives on Working with Executive Recruiters.”
Thank you to Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter of Career Trend for designating Mary Elizabeth Bradford as one of the top executive resume writers in the industry in her article, “10 Best Executive Resume Writers Provide Expert Job Search Tips for 2019“!
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BIP just published it’s 3rd annual “State of the StartUps in the Southeast” report. Read more about it in Yahoo Finance’s article, “BIP Capital Releases 2019 The State of Startups(SM) in the Southeast Report.”
For the official BIP article and to access the report, read “BIP Capital’s 2019 The State of Startups in the Southeast eBook is Here.”
“I am thrilled to have just wrapped up the judging for the 2019 TORI’s (Toast of the Resume Industry™) resume writing competition and was super excited to see so many wonderful submissions this year!” – Mary Elizabeth Bradford, CERM, CMRW, CARW, MCD, NCOPE
Mary Elizabeth Bradford can now add NCOPE to her growing list of careers industry credentials. Her Nationally Certified Online Profile Expert (NCOPE) certification was earned through the National Resume Writers’ Association upon completion of a rigorous 5-week course and exam, and will be used to help executives all over the world leverage LinkedIn.
Check out my latest Forbes article, “Top 10 Qualities Of Chief Executive Officer Resumes,” for executive resume advice on how to get full market leverage with your CEO resume .
You can read all of my articles as a Forbes Contributor by visiting Mary Elizabeth Bradford, CERM, CMRW, CARW, MCD, Forbes Coaches Council Member.
Are you you “living to work” instead of “working to live”? Many c-level executives find themselves falling into this trap. This article from Ladders, “Top CEOs Share Their Tips for Achieving a Better Work-Life Balance,” shares great advice from top CEOs on how they juggle their own careers, relationships, and downtime.
According to Wall Street Journal article, “U.S. Companies Looking for More Experience in Their Finance Chiefs,” the current average age of CFOs at Fortune 500 and S&P 500 companies is almost 53 years old – a number that’s been increasing each year – proving experience wins out in the current age of technological disruption.
When combining compensation programs after a merger, both company culture and business strategy must be taken into account. Read more about best practices for M&A transition in this Chief Executive article, “Compensation Programs After The Merger: Optimize Rather Than Harmonize.”