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Are You A/B Testing Your CV?

You know as a candidate your CV has one objective.  To get you invited to the job interview. Sounds really simple in theory.  In practice it’s a whole lot tougher. Creating a good CV is difficult.  There’s plenty of advice out there.  Yet for some accountants and professionals it can be a struggle. I’ve reviewed a lot of […]

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The 4 Key Realities of Landing Your Next Job

You’re ready to land your next job and maybe take that next step in your career. Positive decision.  Now all you need to do is start applying and chances are everything will fall into place. If this was ever reality it certainly isn’t in the COVID-19 era. There are certain realities you neeed to understand. I share 4 of […]

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How To Be More Successful When Searching For Your Next Job

One thing that’s very different to when I started out in my career to now is just how easy it is to find jobs to apply for.In some respects one would think that it follows that finding your next job will be easier. The reality is very different. I suspect that the recent and ongoing impact of […]

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Don’t Rely On A One Channel Approach To Job Search

Searching for a new job is never easy at the best of times. In the current COVID-19 situation the challenge has in my view got even bigger. I was presenting on a webinar for accountants fairly recently. At the start of the webinar I ran a poll. It was a straight forward yes or no poll. The question was whether […]

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10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting To Look For Your Next Accounting Job

Starting the process of looking for a new job in accounting is a major project. It takes time, energy and effort.  There will be times when it feels like it’s going really well. There will also be times when it feels like you will be working hard but making little progress. Of course you know that if you […]

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Which of These Leaks Are Stopping You Land Your Next Accounting 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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How to Determine If You Are a Good Fit For a Job

As an accountant or professional, I suspect your career matters to you.  After all you probably have invested a significant amount in getting or making progress towards professional qualifications. Throughout your career you will make a number of job changes.  This involves finding roles, getting the interview invitation and then converting the job interview into a […]

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How To Be More Effective In Your Job Search

Securing your next job requires a lot of commitment.  In time, in energy and effort. What I have noticed is that there are a lot of professional people who put a lot of time and effort into the process but don’t necessarily get the results they had hoped for. In this video I share some […]

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Expert Insights: Working Effectively With Recruitment Consultants

In this short series aimed at those in the accounting profession, I share some insights from specialist recruitment consultants in the accounting field. Today’s blog post is from my interview with Devya Athwal, Director of Athwal Resourcing Limited. Tell us a little bit about you and your background After gaining the ACMA qualification and core […]

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