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The High Demand for a Chief Accounting Officer (CAO)

Let’s face it, the chief financial officer can’t possibly be responsible for all the numbers. CFO’s are looking for a chief accounting officer to be their right hand and take on the burden of producing accurate financial filings.

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The Overture Group Passes Five-Year Milestone

Happy 5 year anniversary to The Overture Group!

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Companies are Stumped by Tools for Finding the Right Talent

Let’s face it, not many people can predict the future very accurately, especially not hiring managers.

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Why C-Suite Positions Are Staying Open Longer

It’s no coincidence that the same CFO job position is still lingering on the same company job board. In a new WSJ report, recruiters explain why the hiring process has slowed down and why jobs are staying vacant longer in the U.S.

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What Does it Take to Make the Jump from CFO to CEO?

Not all CFOs aspire to be a CEO in their future career move, and not all who aspire achieve, but among those CEOs leading Forbes Global 2000 companies in 2015, 13% have come from the CFO role, and 18% have come from senior finance positions.

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Do Yearly Employee Reviews Actually Increase Performance?

Year after year, companies have slowly ditched the traditional performance review. The reason? Management hasn’t noticed improvement after appraisals were given.

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New Report Shares the Pulse of the Illinois Middle Market

With such a huge focus on both ends of the business spectrum—established enterprises and fast-growing startups—many in Illinois fail to realize one of the most important pieces of the economy, responsible for 31% of employees in the state.

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Top 10 Hiring Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Companies or organizations that constantly struggle with employee turnover are facing serious costs associated with hiring and on-boarding. Not only does it cost a significant amount of money but it also takes time away from HR and hiring managers.

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Does Your Nonprofit Organization Have a Culture Problem?

Your nonprofit organization should provide an environment that encourages high performance, retention and engagement among all employees. If you sense your organization lacking in these areas, perhaps it’s time for a cultural needs assessment.

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Should You Recruit a Board Member for an Executive Position?

The cost of recruiting and hiring executive positions may be high, but making the right decision will be rewarding in the end. Some firms are turning to their board members to fill executive positions. However, recruiting from a board of directors may not be the best choice for your firm.

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