Robert Half to Present Session At FEI Conference: Sounding the Death Knell for Soft Skills

CFOs of GoPro, Nimble Storage to Co-Present at Las Vegas Event

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 3, 2013 -- Robert Half Management Resources will present a session on soft skills at the upcoming Financial Executives International Leadership Summit on May 6 in Las Vegas. Career and hiring expert Paul McDonald with Robert Half will be joined by Kurt Amundson, chief financial officer at GoPro, and Anup Singh, chief financial officer at Nimble Storage.

The program, "Sounding the Death Knell for Soft Skills," explores the non-technical abilities CFOs are prioritizing within the finance function for themselves and their teams. "The notion of soft skills being 'nice to haves' in the workplace is dead," McDonald said. "These abilities are now essential, and can often determine advancement potential and overall career success."

The session will focus on the following:

  • Best practices for identifying non-technical skills in the recruiting process
  • Options for reinforcing skills development through formal and informal training
  • Tips for underscoring accountability via performance reviews and rewards

About Robert Half Management Resources

Robert Half Management Resources is the premier provider of senior-level finance, accounting and business systems professionals on a project and interim basis. The company has more than 150 locations worldwide and offers online job search services at www.roberthalfmr.com.

About GoPro
GoPro makes the world's most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves during their favorite activities. GoPro's HERO line of wearable and gear mountable cameras is used extensively by consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals globally. Based in San Mateo, Calif., GoPro's products are available in more than 30,000 stores in over 100 countries worldwide and direct via GoPro.com.

About Nimble Storage
Nimble Storage solutions are built on the idea that enterprises should not have to compromise between performance, capacity, ease of management, and price. Nimble's patented Cache Accelerated Sequential Layout architecture, designed from the ground up to effectively combine flash with high capacity drives, makes high performance affordable, simplifies and enhances disaster recovery and backup, and delivers stress-free operations. Nimble Storage solutions are available through a global network of world class channel partners. For more information, visit www.nimblestorage.com.


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