It is easy, employers are looking for 3 main things:
a) Whether you have the aptitudes/skills for that job at the BASIC/low level at least (for example if it is a sales job – if you can convince somebody to buy your product) Read more
SOX is Security Exchange Commission requirement which prescribes very specific steps to be followed. It is like an US law for the US stock – listed companies, asking them to certify that their internal system of control is in place, is appropriate for the purpose and did not allow any material errors to occur in the financial statements. In a sense, it is like a compulsory external audit – it is prescribed by certain steps and follows a certain logic. SOX is designed to protect the investors in public listed companies and has even legal consequences for the senior officers of those companies (liable in front of the US law). Read more
Reuters New York commented today that Dell Inc mentioned it had struck a deal to acquire the computer services maker Perot Systems Corp. In this cash transaction the Perot Systems personal computer maker was valued at about $3.9 billion. Read more
If you are a seasoned professional working in corporate finance or as investments analyst, it is very probable that you saw them all. This means that you saw the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) endorsed books, such as the US famous “Investments” by Bodie and Kane. You probably saw also the stock market analysts’ books – those written by the guys or girls who have been very successful as investor managers. You also probably saw the books written by various academics in the field of finance. So probably right now your head is spinning only at the invocation of all these names and handbooks.
If this is the case, you probably noticed that much of the information is repeated. You can find the same topic in various shapes and sizes coming to you and waiting to be served in various shapes and with changed examples. Take for example the dividend payout theory – we all know that a company should pay a dividend as long as the expected outcomes of the company’s actions are less than the cost of capital. Read more