While serving on a board is often thought of as a late-career event, if you don't start working toward it much sooner it likely won't happen.
Being a good CFO candidate requires a different skill set than being a good CFO does.
The CFO of a mid-size company who desires to move up to the top finance role at a Fortune 100 firm may have to take on a lesser role first.
Inadequate training for mid-level finance managers leaves companies fighting to fill senior posts.
Finance and accounting staff may need to do some self-investigation to avoid an existential career crisis.
For CFOs who may be of a mind to hook up with a private equity-backed company, open your eyes wide and tread very carefully.
Are you the type who communicates with recruiters only when you're looking for a job? Take note: It may harm your career.
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