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How Many of These Leaks Are Stopping You Land Your Next Job?

I recently read an excellent book called Watertight Marketing.  The book focuses on how leaks in your marketing bucket might be impacting on how effective your marketing is. It got me thinking about landing your next job.  Do the right things and you increase your chances of success.  Conversely if there’s leaks in the process you […]

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To Progress Your Career, Rely On Your Strengths

You are good at your job.  You invested in getting the necessary professional qualifications.  Yet your career in your professional field is not progressing as well as you would have hoped. It’s frustrating and can end up being hugely de-motivating too.  Additionally after a while it can end up hugely denting your own self confidence. […]

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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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What You Want To Have Clarity On When Making a Career Move

Making a career move is a big decision. The choices you make in the short term can have a huge impact on the results you achieve long term. In this video I share some thoughts on what you need to get clarity on when considering your next career move and why. What else in your […]

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Career Success: Become A T Shaped Accountant

I am sure like me you have worked with some accountants who seemed to be almost effortlessly climbing the career ladder.  Or at least they did on the face of it.  We all know that people who get professionally qualified in accountancy or indeed in any profession are smart people.   Yet the reality is […]

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What Successful Accountants Do Differently

Anyone who achieves a professional qualification in accountancy obviously has a lot of potential.  At the same time there is often a marked difference between what some achieve compared to others.   In this article I share my thoughts on what those accountants who successfully climb the career ladder and fulfil their professional potential do […]

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Standing Out In A Crowded Job Market

Working with accountants and other professionals on their career, one of the things that I notice is that the market while still fairly buoyant is challenging. I recently had the opportunity to interview financial recruitment specialist Phil Scott of AFRConsulting on how candidates can stand out in a crowded job market. You can listen to […]

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4 Foundations To Marketing and Selling Yourself In Job Market

In this short video I share my thoughts on the 4 foundations to successfully marketing and selling yourself in the job market, irrelevant of economic conditions As always please feel free to add your top tips by way of comment. Duncan Brodie helps professional people achieve more career success.

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