Stressed Out? Here are 5 Easy Ways to Recharge Your Batteries

November 1, 2019

Having a career as a financial services professional can be extremely stressful. At stake are potentially millions or even billions of dollars of assets, and many people’s lives depend on how well money is managed. Over the years, the industry has become even more stressful with corporate layoffs and increasing organizational and client expectations. So […]


The War for Talent Doesn’t Stop During a Downturn…

February 24, 2016

According to global accounting firm EY, not only does the war for talent continue during an economic downturn, it actually gets worse. To find a competitive advantage and survive under these tough conditions, some organizations are leading the way by taking innovative approaches to talent management. At IFG we believe companies need to fundamentally shift […]


Top Tips for Nailing the Second Job Interview

February 19, 2016

If you make the first job interview cut and get asked to return for another look, congratulations are in order. But it’s important to remember that you’re still competing with other candidates, many of whom will be just as qualified as you. While first interviews separate likely candidates from ones who simply aren’t up to […]


By 2020, the Contingent Workforce will represent more than 45% of all workers – Are YOU prepared?

December 28, 2015

Accenture estimates (Forbes December 14, 2014) that the contingent workforce represents 33% of the total workforce today. Alex Chriss, vice president of accounting solutions provider Intuit, suggests that by 2020 this number will rise to 45%, a 36% increase. To win the “War for Talent”, companies are fundamentally shifting their HR strategies and depending more […]