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Expert advice on how to find and hire the best CIO

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In 1981, William Synnott and William Gruber were the first to coin the term Chief Information Officer.  They foresaw that the growing integration of technology at different levels of corporate functioning would need an intelligent human resource, dedicated entirely to manage the information aspect of operations, which they deemed as “growth critical.” Over time, the proliferation of varied...

Expert hiring strategy to acquire the right talent with CMO capabilities

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Growing businesses are constantly on the lookout for the most efficient and effective ways to expand their workforce. Startup founders frequently struggle to find the ideal C-Suite executives, particularly the CMO for their company: someone who can lead from the front and has a deep understanding of marketing tactics. This article will take you through various aspects of CMO, starting with What...

How important is it for a startup to hire a COO?

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Do startups require COOs? The key to a startup’s success is hiring the best talent at the right time. While certain jobs are easy to recognize, others may be overlooked. The most immediate recruits are usually developers and researchers, who are in high demand because they construct a start-up’s product and then there’s the marketing and sales team, which are regarded as crucial...

Important qualities and skills to look for when recruiting a CIO

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If there is a vital corporate resource, which has been dramatically transformed by ever-growing business needs to stay relevant to customers and the highly competitive market space, it is the profile of the Chief Information Officer -CIO- of today. The pandemic has only served to further accelerate the importance of this position and the measure and scope of a CIO skills and competencies, have...

What does a CFO job description look like?

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A Chief Financial Officer is part of the senior leadership team in an organization who is responsible for the financial health of the business and holds the financial decision making power; he is expected to understand market trends and predict the financial future of the company apart from ensuring that proper accounting policies and procedures are followed and that there is strategic usage of...

How, when and why should you consider hiring a CFO for your startup?

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A CFO is a senior-level C-suite executive who takes control of the business financially. Their main job is to study the marketplace, manage the Accounting team, and charter a financial course of action for the business. In every financial campaign, the primary obligations of the CFO include forecasting, planning, and analysis which help companies to scale successfully. In an organization, the CFO...

Top characteristics of a veteran Chief Financial Officer

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The Chief Financial Officer or CFO position is a highly coveted position, in an organization and one that many finance professionals aspire to. The benefits of being a CFO are numerous including that of a very lucrative package, especially with a big firm and being answerable to none except the CEO, the senior management team, and the BoD. However, the position comes with great responsibility...

What are the roles and duties of a seasoned COO?

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Recruiting is by far one of the most challenging tasks for an entrepreneur. All founders will. At some point, be faced with the challenge of recruiting new members to add to their team and help take their business off the ground and while the hiring of some roles is easily accomplished, others require much consideration especially C –suite positions. The most commonly hired employees are Data...

Founders guide on the essential traits of a successful COO

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Recruiting a COO can prove to be a challenging task for any business. A large part of the day-to-day business operations lean on their shoulders and founders/business owners must have implicit trust in their abilities and ethics in order for a successful working partnership that provides a healthy environment for business growth. In addition, every business owner wants someone who is...

Insights on recruiting a successful CMO for a startup in 2022

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A Chief Marketing Officer is integral to any startup organization. The right CMO can build a competent and successful marketing team, improve brand awareness and drive sales. However, hiring for this role can be a bit complicated, especially for startups. Often startup CEOs find it difficult to correctly assess the right time to bring on board a CMO; in many cases, the CMO is brought on too early...

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