Free Resources

Are you in need of the latest industry information to better inform your hiring decisions? Or do you want to go the extra mile to impress potential employers? If so, you've come to the right place. In business, it's important to stay abreast of the latest developments and trends in your field. At Robert Half Finance & Accounting, we offer the following free resources to help you move your career in the direction you want to go. Whether you read our annual Salary Guide, our Benchmarking the Finance Function report, or a number of other articles and brochures, you'll gain invaluable insights. By downloading these free resources, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Financials 2017 Salary Guide

Financials 2017 Salary Guide

Learn how to determine salary with the 2017 Salary Guide from Robert Half, which provides average starting salary data for a comprehensive range of accounting, finance and financial services positions, as well as an overview of employment trends.

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Special Report: The Demand for Skilled Talent


Special Report: The Demand for Skilled Talent

This report is based primarily on external research on national employment trends and describes a tale of two job markets. High general unemployment is obscuring the fact that specialized talent is in short supply, leading to candidate shortages in many professional fields.

Download The Demand for Skilled Talent for Canada


Big Data Report

Building an Accounting and Finance Team to Capitalize on the Promise of Big Data

Big data holds the promise of unprecedented business understanding. Find out how finance leaders and managers can hire, train and retain people with the right skills to analyze and interpret that data.

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Benchmarking the Finance Function

Benchmarking the Finance Function

Benchmarking The Finance Function from Robert Half and Financial Executives International is based on a survey of more than 200 executives from both private and public companies on issues ranging from staffing to financial reporting and compliance.

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Generation Z

Get Ready for Generation Z

Generation Z, born 1990-1999, will make up more than 20% of the workforce by the year 2020. This report highlights key insights of their career aspirations and workplace expectations as well as how to recruit and retain this new generation of employees.

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Robert Half Dream Team

Creating & Managing The Dream Team

Great teams don't just happen. They're built. In today's competitive market, simply hiring top talent isn't enough. Download the free guide to get essential insight and management skills you need to build and lead a high-performance, well-balanced team.

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Go the Extra Mile: Building a Service-Oriented Business

Go the Extra Mile: Building a Service-Oriented Business

Going the extra mile – it's what distinguishes a great customer experience from an average one and sets a company apart from its competitors. This guide provides advice to help small and midsize business owners build a service culture within their organization by hiring the right people and further developing their current staff.

Download Small to Midsized Business Guide #2


Post-Recession Leadership Strategies

Post-Recession Leadership Strategies: A Small Business Guide for Hiring, Managing and Retaining Staff

As economic conditions change, are you prepared? This guide provides timely advice to help small and midsize business owners motivate and retain crucial talent. It highlights how progressive small businesses are keeping their teams productive and loyal as the economic cycle shifts and offers tips to help your firm prepare for growth.

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Business Etiquette

Business Etiquette: The New Rules in a Digital Age

If you're a job seeker, you may know which fork to use at a business lunch, but do you know whether to friend your boss on Facebook? With the emergence of social media and new communications vehicles, your online reputation is more important than ever. One of our most important career resources, this guide offers insights into digital protocols, from LinkedIn to IM, as well as advice for handling sticky situations.

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