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March 20, 2014
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Five ways to develop soft skills
By Sean Stein Smith, CPA, CGMA
Improving skills outside the core finance competencies presents an opportunity for advancement.
Look for these qualities in emerging leaders
By Robert Denker, Ph.D.
Collaboration, participation, and time management head the list.
Eight steps to purposeful networking
By Debra Feldman
Learn strategic ways to network better and add career insurance.
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Don't be afraid to ask for a raise or promotion
Professionals who ask for a raise or promotion often are rewarded, new research shows. But making such a request requires courage, tact, and timing. Find out how to strike the right balance.
How to express thanks after a job interview
Although handwritten thank-you letters provide a nice personal touch after a job interview, candidates may want to express gratitude to a potential employer more quickly than postal delivery will allow.
These five traits set apart the best finance teams
Using a well-developed planning and forecasting process to create effective business insights is one of the most important traits of high-performing CFOs and their teams, a survey shows.
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CPA News to Know
1 How to speed the path to partner
1 Study shows ambitious finance execs need to network, broaden skillset
1 What businesses will expect from finance
1 How real work experience can help students, businesses
Media Roundup
Why the annual performance review is flawed
Are you a learner or a judger?
What CFOs are tweeting about
Ask your boss these eight questions
Upcoming AICPA Webcasts
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How to develop your EQ
Dominic Ortiz, CPA, CGMA, offers tips for improving your emotional intelligence. Beyond the technical skills, the ability to negotiate and secure stakeholder buy-in is an essential asset for aspiring leaders.

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