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Why You Have To Self Promote

If you’re an accountant or professional, chances are you do great work. No doubt you are do some hardworking, dependable, deadline driven and may even be the person who is relied upon. Yet when it comes to career progression you may well not be moving forward as much as you had hoped. One reason is […]

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Making An Impact At Work

Everyone starts somewhere in their career.  For me it was at the very bottom as a Payments Clerk in Glasgow earning £1,500 a year.  Although most start of the bottom, there is often a huge variation between those who go on to achieve the success they want and those that struggle.   One thing I […]

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How To Avoid Getting Stuck In Your Career

If you are like most professional people, chances are you are keen to go as far as you possible can in your career.  Yet there is often a huge difference between what people set out to do and what they actually achieve.   When people hit a few brick walls and get rejected a few […]

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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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How To Keep Your Career Moving Forward

Many accountants and other professionals want to achieve success in their career. A proportion go on to achieve what they want while others struggle to achieve anything approaching their potential. One of the most important things to focus on is making your self more valuable to your current employer and more marketable to potential employers. […]

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5 Tips To Get Promoted To The Next Level In Your Career

If you are an ambitious professional, chances are you are keen to get promoted to the next level sooner or later.  While some will make that step to the next level, others will struggle.  So what are my 5 top tips to get promoted to the next level in your career? Tip 1: Make Sure […]

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Expert Insights: Working Effectively With Recruitment Consultants

This short series of interviews is designed to provide tips for accountants and other professionals on working effectively with recruitment consultants.  Today’s blog post is from my interview with Accountancy and Financial Recruitment expert Phil Scott of AFR Consulting.  Tell us a little bit about you and your background. I graduated from The University of […]

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Managing Your Career

Accountants and other professionals who gain their professional qualifications have the potential to go far.  Many do and many struggle to get beyond a certain level. Once upon a time you might have been able to rely on your employer to take care of your career.  Not any more.  It’s just not your boss leaving […]

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How To Improve Your Job Search Activities

In these more demanding times clients that I work with are increasingly tell me that they are telling me that there are more and more candidates chasing each vacancy.  While you cannot influence how many people apply for a position you certainly can do some things to increase the chances of being more successful in […]

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4 Success Foundations In Marketing And Selling Yourself In Job Market

It is without doubt a little more challenging in the job market right now.  At the same time there are still plenty of opportunities for good accountants. While there is a lot of advice out there, the reality is success in the job market comes down to being able to market and sell yourself effectively. […]

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