You can get a sense of the cloud security complexity challenge in the Deloitte Cloud Computing Risk Intelligence Map. In its own survey of CISO’s IBM found 86% of those surveyed say their organizations are now moving to cloud and of those three-fourths see their cloud security budget increasing over the next 3-5 years. Does that spell opportunity for you? ...more
While there are many drivers shaping tomorrow’s business leaders, one of the keys is having a good mentor. Protégés looking for careers in accounting/auditing need to have on their shopping lists to find the kind of career navigator to help them build their own path to success.
Dr. Paul Schempp directs a research laboratory at the University of Georgia, where ...more
“Networking is the single most important factor in your ability to move up the ranks. Research has proven that you’re more likely to get a positive performance review, more likely to get a raise and even be retained in the event of layoffs by your company when you know how to network properly.”
Alisa Cohn is an executive coach based ...more
Here are 3 simple ingredients that any cast-iron business case for partnership should include, even if you have no track record of selling from your career in industry.
1. Evidence of influence and persuasion skills
Not having sold to people before doesn’t have to be a stumbling block. Finance Directors and VPs, amongst many other senior roles, are selling ideas ...more
I graduated with my MBA when I was 32 years old. I had been out of school for eight years, working for a handful of companies in various software development, consulting and sales roles. I went back to school because I knew (almost) exactly what I wanted to do in the long run: Start my own company. I was confident ...more
“I think there’s a distinction between volunteering to help you in your own personal development and in your career development," says Jamie Peretz, the founder of 2MyCareer, a college to career advisory service assisting college students and recent graduates with first careers. "Volunteering is always important for someone’s personal development and it can be important for professional development.”
This from ...more
here is a passion about Canadian small-business owners that comes through when they talk about the state of their own financial know-how. Nearly half of them — some 47% — told Intuit in a recent poll that they believe further training in finances would help to boost their businesses' bottom lines.
And that kind of openness to new knowledge among ...more