We found that less than 1% of finance staff have all the competencies required for building a superior finance function. Effective influencing skills are among the most critical yet lacking competencies in finance.

Many companies attempt to hire better communicators to close that competency gap, but typical Q&A-based finance interviews do not adequately measure communication skills and behaviors. Gartner studied how a leading transportation company improved its interview structure using four key components: 

  • Business-oriented communication behaviors inventory
  • Communication behaviors prioritization
  • Business simulation interview
  • Communication assessment guidelines

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