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Marketing and finance aren't known for being best buddies. In fact, the two departments are often pitted against each other. Finance thinks their department is more important...
The hiring process is tedious for everyone involved. It is lengthy and expensive for many companies, as companies spend on average around $4,000 and take 52 days to fill an open...
E-learning is taking the world by storm, but many companies and working professionals are still testing the waters, not wanting to commit, as they figure out the landscape. The cost...
Flipped classrooms are relatively new, but they are increasingly more common. That’s because they offer educators the ability to teach students skills they actually need with...
Many people think the hardest part of being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is passing the CPA exam. And while that is quite a feat, the real challenge is keeping up with your CPE...
Right now, the labor market is tighter than it has been in years. For college graduates, career professionals, and people looking to advance or change careers, a tight labor market...
Most companies have some form of ethics policy in place. The name of the policy may vary. Some companies call them Code of Ethics, Code of Conduct, or just plain Ethics Policy. But...
Finance and accounting are among the most in-demand skills in the labor market right now. If you have an accounting or finance degree, and/or are a certified professional accountant...
When Sarbanes-Oxley became effective, there was concern over how it would affect the economy. There was concern in particular that the enactment of SOX would cause fewer companies to...
Many people think the hardest part of being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is passing the CPA exam. And while that is quite a feat, the real challenge is keeping up with your CPE...
Would you rather prefer a pizza that is taken off a shelf and put in the microwave or one where you choose the size, the base and the toppings? That is essentially the difference...
There is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction in the internal audit function right now. A new study by Deloitte found that only 13 percent of chief audit executives (CAEs) were very...
Traditional professional development and continuing education methods typically require employees to take the same courses, even if they aren’t always relevant for every...
Overall communication skills have declined dramatically in recent years. Thanks to the onslaught of new technology, there are many ways to communicate like email, instant message,...
If you’ve ever hired a new employee, you know what a headache it can be. A recent study of 37,000 global employers found that 36% of respondents had trouble filling available...
Ask almost anyone about what their company has done to make learning happen and they will likely say, “We’ve got an LMS.” Really? Well my car has spark plugs, but...
A college education has become nearly essential in the modern knowledge economy. University programs can provide an excellent foundation in just about any subject, whether that...
You know your company needs a CEO and a CFO. What about a CLO? CLO stands for Chief Learning Officer, which is one of the more recent additions to the C-suite. The CLO is in charge of...
There is a crisis happening right in front of our eyes in corporate America: millions of job openings go unfilled every year while millions of potential employees go unhired at the...
Compliance and risk training is like buying insurance – there is a little bit of cost involved every year, but it more than pays for itself when a crisis occurs. The cost of...