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Don’t Rest On Your Achievements So Far If You Want To Build A Successful Career In Accounting

It’s always great to read on social media about someone completing their professional accounting exams. From time to time there will be the post that pops up in my feed from someone who is a prize winner. Huge achievements, whether a prize winner or not. Of course, while getting professionally qualified in accounting is an important milestone, it […]

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What Will Help You To Build A Successful Career In Accounting?

Working in accounting and finance roles can be hugely rewarding. Whenever I look back over the 25 years I had in various roles, I really was pleased with the progress I made. Sadly, one thing I see way too often is accountants struggle to build the career they wanted. Which is a real shame. It got me thinking about […]

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Where You Need To Focus If You Want To Get To A Senior Level In Your Career

I work with accountants and professionals. One thing I know about this group is that many of them are ambitious. They work hard to get their qualifications. They work hard for their organisations. They hope that this will lead to promotions and reaching a senior level in their profession. There is a problem however. The further you move up the career […]

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Job Moves- Think Before You Jump

I came across a post on LinkedIn from Robin Kiziak a while back. In the post Robin spoke about something called “Helsinki Bus Station Theory” It related to continually chopping and change to be creative. The post made me think about job moves. There are plenty of roles out there for accountants and professionals. The temptation can be to chop […]

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Are You In Danger Of Being Like BHS?

BHS (British Home Stores) is a long established retailer on the UK high street. Recently it was announced that they were in trouble financially. There was lots of discussion if it was going to be the next retailer to disappear. In many ways it has lost its way and is out of touch. Now you […]

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