Companies who don’t listen to employee feedback risk a disengaged workforce.

Why Companies Need to Listen to Employee Feedback

Sometimes the truth hurts. In this case, ignoring employee feedback carries risks to employee engagement and the bottom line.…


A woman becomes a leadership superhero.

How to Improve Your Leadership Skills

Leadership isn’t about being a Director of Finance or CFO.  You could be a leader even if you don’t have a…


A finance manager helps his team by setting achievable goals.

How to Set Goals as a Finance Manager (and Help Your Team Achieve Them)

Not everyone can score goals like Sidney Crosby or Wayne Gretzky, but if your finance team doesn’t meet…


High employee turnover affects organizational performance.

The Impact of High Employee Turnover (and What to Do About It)

The cost of replacing a departing employee can be staggering – in some cases the equivalent of a full year’s…


How to be a great mentor and make a difference.

How to Be a Mentor That Makes a Difference

We talk a lot about how everyone can benefit from a mentor regardless of position. But what actually makes a great…


How to build an all-star finance team.

How to Build a Finance Dream Team

The years 1983 to 1990 will forever be enshrined in the mind of every Edmonton Oilers’ fan. They were the dynasty years,…


Losing a finance team member.

Red Alert: You’re About to Lose a Finance Team Member

We shouldn’t be surprised when a finance team member walks out the door, and yet many of us have been caught flat-footed by an…


Tips for retaining employees after a merger or acquisition.

How to Retain Your Employees after a Merger or Acquisition

No one person is more important than the whole. That’s the going wisdom. And while it may be true, a merger or…


A new finance manager looks at the challenges to success.

How to Ensure a New Finance Manager Succeeds

The transition to manager can be a tricky one to navigate successfully. There are new responsibilities and prestige, but also…


Signs that your employee can work remotely.

How to Know if an Employee is Ready to Work Remotely

According to a 2013 Bank of Montréal poll, 47% of large businesses and 22% of small businesses offer some kind of…