5 Valuable Lessons I Learned From My Finance Director

Guest Post By Matthew Evans As a highly talented professional accountant you are always looking at ways to fulfil your true potential. One of the best ways to realise that potential and enhance your career is to learn from successful people around you. I have experienced this first hand as I quickly moved from a […]

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You Can’t Have A Successful Career In Accountancy If…..

You might be starting out in your accountancy career.  Alternatively you might have been qualified for a number of years.  Either way it is fair to say that you want to be successful in your career and get the benefits and rewards of all of your hard work.   The reality is there are some […]

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Do You Make Any Of These Mistakes At Job Interviews?

Job interviews are challenging, demanding and in some cases pressurised situations.  There are going to be times when securing the role whether it that next step up the ladder or a major step into your first leadership role is going to be something you really want.   Of course there is a lot that you […]

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Why Should We Appoint You

When you go for a job interview it is almost guaranteed that you will have the opportunity to explain why you are the right candidate for the job.  The real question is what are the benefits to us of employing you?   The trouble is that many candidates are in my experience reluctant to speak […]

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How To Avoid Falling To Pieces In Job Interviews

You have invested a huge amount of time and effort in applying for a role.  You have managed to showcase what you to offer in writing.  No doubt you will be excited by the fact that you have been invited for interview.   Then doubt sets in.  While you might have done a great job […]

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How To Make It Easy For Recruiters To Reject Your CV

If you are going to be successful in the job market it is vital that you get invited for interview.  In the vast majority of cases what you write on your CV or in some cases an application form determines whether you get to the next stage or end up in the trash.   Most […]

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How Self Talk Can Harm Your Career Success

In any walk of life there seems to be people who appear to effortlessly achieve what they want, while others seem to struggle.  These days it appears to be the case that by adopting certain behaviours and attitudes you can achieve a whole lot more in your career.   When I’m working with clients, one […]

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Video Blog: How To Perform Effectively In Job Interviews

Interviews are still the most common way of determining who gets appointed and who gets rejected. In this video I share the absolute minimum you must achieve if you are to put yourself in the frame as a serious candidate for the job. Duncan Brodie helps accountants achieve more career success. Learn more here

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How To Increase Your Promotion Prospects

As someone who has or is working towards a professional qualification, I am guessing that you are pretty ambitious and want to get on in your career.   The truth is anyone who gets professionally qualified is smart.  Yet the reality is that not all of those smart people get the career results that they […]

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Video Blog: What Is Leadership?

Just created a short video blog post sharing my perspective. Take a look and leave your thoughts on what is leadership. Duncan Brodie helps accountants and professionals make the transition to being highly effective leaders.

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