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Jun 18, 2019, 08:10 ET Survey: AI Reduces Cost and Human Error in Finance

Canadian CFOs Believe Payroll, Accounting and Accounts Payable Will Benefit Most From AI TORONTO, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to bring significant transformation to ...


Apr 30, 2019, 08:01 ET Survey: Nearly Half of Job Seekers in Canada Receive Multiple Employment Offers While Job Searching

Most Candidates Take Two or Fewer Days to Decide Which to Accept TORONTO, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Companies shouldn't assume their employment offer is a candidate's only option, new research suggests. ...


Mar 21, 2019, 08:10 ET Survey: More than 9 in 10 Companies in Canada Offer Employees Financial Support for Certifications

Canadian CFOs Cite Resulting Productivity Increase as Top Benefit for Businesses TORONTO, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Workers today can expand their professional skills with less financial stress thanks...


Jan 31, 2019, 08:10 ET 9 in 10 Executives in Canada Say it's Challenging to Find Skilled Candidates for Professional-Level Positions

CFO Survey Also Reveals Hiring for Finance Roles Can Take a Month or More TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2019 /CNW/ - The current hiring environment is making it difficult for companies to attract top talent,...


Oct 09, 2018, 11:10 ET Survey: 80 Per Cent of Canadian Finance Executives Willing to Provide Tuition Reimbursement, Professional Development to Hires Without Post-Secondary Degree

Functional Areas That May Not Require Degree: A/P, A/R, Credit and Collections, and Payroll TORONTO, Oct. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - Companies reveal that a post-secondary degree may not always be required for...


Jul 11, 2017, 08:10 ET Learning on the Clock?

Canadian CFOs Not in Favour of Letting Workers Take Continuing Education Courses During Business Hours TORONTO, July 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Employers want financial employees who are well informed on the...


Jun 19, 2017, 08:23 ET When Every Day is Casual Friday

Nearly 3 in 4 Canadian CFOs Say Their Teams Have a Casual Dress Code, Survey Reveals TORONTO, June 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Don't expect your accountant to be sporting a tie or business suit. Workplace...


Jan 19, 2017, 08:10 ET Sleepless in the C-suite

Survey: Poor Performance and Finding the Right Talent Keeping Canadian CFOs Up at Night TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - What issues are Canadian CFOs losing sleep over? New research from Robert Half...


Nov 28, 2016, 08:10 ET Why Your Last Hire Failed

CFOs Cite 'Mismatched Skill Set' as Leading Cause TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - Recent research from Robert Half Finance & Accounting reflects a continuing trend: Aside from poor performance, failed ...


Sep 20, 2016, 08:10 ET CFOs Seek Finance Professionals With Mix of Hard and Soft Skills

Survey Finds Functional Expertise More Often a Greater Priority TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2016 /CNW/ - Are you a natural number cruncher, or are you more at ease talking shop with colleagues across your...


Mar 23, 2016, 08:10 ET Sink Or Swim: The Six-Month Trial Period

Survey: Most New Hires Have Less Than 6 Months to Prove Themselves TORONTO, March 23, 2016 /CNW/ - You never get a second chance to make a first impression, but just how much time does it take to...


Oct 22, 2015, 10:52 ET Many Employees Left in the Dark About Growth Prospects at Work

Professionals Want to Discuss Their Career Path, but Often Don't Get the Chance TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - A new survey shows employees want more feedback on their future from the boss. In...


Sep 17, 2015, 08:10 ET Majority of Workers Value Ability to Gain New Skills When Evaluating Job Offers

Survey Finds Professionals Also Concerned About Keeping Skills Current TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Greener pastures for workers may come in the form of the opportunity to learn something new, a...


Jul 09, 2015, 08:10 ET Talking Brass Tacks and Bottom Lines

Conveying Financial Information in Nonfinancial Terms is Top Challenge for Finance Staff TORONTO, July 9, 2015 /CNW/ - For individuals on the outside it can often feel like those in the financial...


Mar 18, 2015, 08:11 ET Math Wizards or Problem Solvers?

New Survey Shows Accountants Prefer Tackling Problems Over Crunching Numbers TORONTO, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - It's tax season, and many people are on a first-name basis with their personal accountant. ...


Jan 14, 2015, 09:30 ET Struggling to Seal the Deal

Survey: Companies More Willing to Negotiate Salaries for Top Candidates –If They Can Find Them TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Companies today are more willing to negotiate salary when hiring skilled...


Dec 04, 2014, 08:10 ET The Costliest Part of a Bad Hire Isn't What You Think

Survey: CFOs Say Lower Staff Morale and Productivity Are the Biggest Pitfalls of Poor Hiring Decisions TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - As expensive as it is to replace a bad hire, the money isn't what...


Oct 22, 2014, 08:10 ET Why Do Good Employees Quit?

CFOs and Workers Don't See Eye to Eye on the Main Reason Employees Leave Their Jobs TORONTO, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Money, as the saying goes, makes the world go round. But it also may be what keeps...


Mar 20, 2014, 08:11 ET Many Executives Unconcerned About Near-Term Baby Boomer Retirements

Survey Finds Chief Financial Officers Who Are Worried Fear Losing Leadership, Legacy Knowledge TORONTO, March 20, 2014 /CNW/ - More than one-fifth of the Canadian workforce has passed or is nearing...


Feb 13, 2014, 08:10 ET Hiring Challenges on Rise

Survey: Businesses Optimistic About Growth but Face Greater Recruiting Difficulties TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - In a recent Robert Half survey, nearly all business executives interviewed said they ...


Apr 15, 2010, 09:00 ET TIME NOT ON YOUR SIDE - Survey: Executives Say It Takes More Than a Month to
Fill Accounting Positions

TORONTO, April 15 /CNW/ - For already-stretched accounting departments, waiting over a month for help may seem like an eternity. Yet, a recent survey found it typically takes even longer than that...


Oct 01, 2009, 09:00 ET PENT-UP DEMAND - Survey: Hiring and Increased Compensation Top Post-Recession
Employee-Related Priorities for Executives

TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - A recent survey suggests hiring new workers and increasing compensation will be the top priorities for many employers as the economy improves. When asked where they most...