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#1 Key to Effective On-Boarding Finance Employees

#1 Key to Effective On-Boarding Finance Employees

  Newly hired finance employees often feel overloaded with information about their new company, its policies and procedures  Rather than bombarding new hires with paperwork, policy books and forms to compete, the most critical thing that a company can do to  increase the chances for a new hire to still be employed and actively engaged

Fundamental Differences in Managing Financial Millennial’s

Fundamental Differences in Managing Financial Millennial’s

  Millennials working in the financial world of today and tomorrow are not motivated by the same things that inspired their parents, and most likely, their supervisors Obviously, younger employees are accustomed to accessing information, whether personal, social, or professional, at the click of a few keys They also seldom see work as the focal

Where is the Software Industry Headed in 2018?

Where is the Software Industry Headed in 2018?

  We are living in revolutionary times The technological innovations happening around us are nothing short of miraculous In mid-2017, the Big 5 (Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft) of the Dot-Com world crossed the $3 trillion mark From Artificial Intelligence (AI) to cognitive technologies like natural language processing, the technology industry will continue to thrive

Man vs. Machine: Financial Analysts in an Age of Automation

Man vs. Machine: Financial Analysts in an Age of Automation

  The ‘Man vs Machine’ debate is as old as the discovery of wheel However today, with the advent of modern digital technology, the debate has become increasingly heated Hollywood has also joined in Movies, such as Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ex-Machina, show horrendous consequences of machines making use of Big Data to become

Show Me the Money: Identifying Austin’s Top Paying-Jobs

Show Me the Money: Identifying Austin’s Top Paying-Jobs

    When you think “big money”, you think “big jobs”; and when you think “big jobs”, you think “big city” Tall skyscrapers and flashy billboards may be the two primary elements you associate with a bustling metropolis But beyond the razzle dazzle of high-rise buildings and neon lights is a booming job market paving

Poor Hiring Decisions Hurt in More Ways Than One

Poor Hiring Decisions Hurt in More Ways Than One

  The economy, demographics, technology, and other factors have combined to create a “perfect storm” in the financial personnel market As a result, the consequences of making a poor hiring decision have been magnified exponentially The economy continues to improve, giving many mid-level financial professionals the courage and confidence to look seriously for better-paying positions

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