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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

Firing As Important As Hiring for Financial Roles

Firing As Important As Hiring for Financial Roles

  It is probably the worst part of any Financial Executive’s job, but sometime during the course of any career in corporate finance, you are going to have to fire someone It is bad enough knowing that you have to tell an employee that he is losing his livelihood It also means another round of

Reduce Financial Executive Turnover to Save  Company Money

Reduce Financial Executive Turnover to Save Company Money

  Financial executives and CEO’s often focus on reducing turnover as a way to save money for their companies They know losing a key employee costs the firm in several ways It forces a re- engagement of the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring process, with all its attendant costs for job announcements and third-party financial recruiter

To Succeed in Hiring, Make Recruiters Partners

To Succeed in Hiring, Make Recruiters Partners

  There are many advantages to working with an experienced executive recruiter, with a mastery within your specific industry In order to gain the most out of this partnership, it is imperative to arm your recruiter with the information she needs in order to identify the best person for the job Since 1999, ISC has

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