How To Get To The More Senior Levels In Your Career

Professional people like accountants are smart people. They are usually very committed and dedicated and are willing to put in the effort to get through tough exams. One would have thought with that level of commitment and desire that getting to senior level roles in accountancy would be easy. I am sure you like me […]

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Setting Career Intentions Instead Of Career Goals

Goal setting is talked about a lot.  Most would say that when you set and commit to goals you increase the chances of achieving the outcome you want.   I know there have been times when I have set goals and achieved what I had hoped to.  On the other hand there have been times […]

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Making Change Happen As A Leader in Finance

Anyone who has ever been in a leadership role will tell you that change is one of the most difficult things to achieve.  In some respects it should be easy.  Yet more often than not it is a real struggle.   The thing is people have to deal with change all of the time.  Most […]

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CV Writing :How To Write A Professional Profile

On a CV after your personal details, the first section a recruiter or potential employer is going to see is your professional profile.  What you say and how you present what you have to offer can be the difference between progressing to the next stage or being immediately rejected.   You might be wondering why […]

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How To Avoid Getting Rejected At The Job Application Stage

If you are to secure a job your first hurdle to get over is getting an invitation for interview.  In the early stages of your career it can be slightly easier than when you become more senior.  Nevertheless it is still tough to avoid getting rejected at the first stage in the job selection process. […]

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How To Deal With Job Interview Nerves

You get the good news that your CV has done its job and you have an interview.  Initially you might feel excited and thinking about that next move and possible promotion.  Then the doubt sets in.  Before you know it you have worked yourself in to a frenzy.  Rather than excitement you are really worried. […]

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7 Excuses That Are Stopping You Get On In Your Career

You are ambitious and want to get on in your career.  Right?  Ask most people this question and most will say that they want to get on in their career and achieve success.   Trouble is that it is easy to say that you want to get on in your career.  Yet often what people […]

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How To Write A CV That Gets You Interviews

If you have got or are working towards a professional qualification, chances are you are pretty ambitious.  After all why would you invest a huge amount of time in getting qualifications if you want to stay at the level you are at right now.   Now let’s not pretend that a qualification alone or even […]

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Using The Internet And Social Media To Get Your Next Job

The internet and social media is having a huge impact on the way we do things in life and recruitment is no exception.   I recently had the opportunity to interview Internet Psychologist Graham Jones to talk about how the internet and social media is changing the way people find jobs or are found for […]

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When Is It The Time Right To Change Job?

As an ambitious accountant you probably want to get on and achieve career success.  Being successful in your career obviously depends on a whole host of factors.  The choices that you make, the experience you have, your skills, your knowledge and attributes all have an impact.   Of course you want to accumulate as much […]

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