10 Questions To Ask In Challenging Times

Organisations need good leaders at all times.  In challenging times the role of leader and leaders (who might not necessarily be the most senior people) becomes even more critical. Right now being a leader is tough.  Thinking clearly, making the best choices and navigating the business will be a challenge for all leaders. So what are 10 […]

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10 Ways To Make A Bigger Contribution At Work

As an accountant or professional you are smart, talented and have a lot of potential. Maybe your career is going well right now.  Maybe you are doing okay.  Or maybe you are struggling. You know that there will highs and lows in your career.  It’s just the way it is. On the other hand there are always opportunities […]

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10 Ways To Be A More Effective Business Partner

The role of the accountant is changing.  As more and more technology becomes available, a lot of what might have been considered traditional accounting work is now being automated. As a result, many accountants are taking on roles as business partners.  Some will relish the opportunity.  For others it might be more of a challenge. What we, […]

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20 Career Myths That Accountants and Professionals Need To Avoid

You know that as an accountant or professional, you have the potential to build a successful career. Perhaps you are making good progress in your career.  Alternatively you might be finding it a challenge right now. Wherever you are in your professional career right now, there are some myths that you need to avoid if you are […]

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20 Questions Accountants Need To Be Ready for In a Job Interview

Accounting job interviews are demanding.  In many respects this shouldn’t come as a surprise. After all the decision to employ someone in an accounting role is a significant investment for the business. I’ve been interviewing accountants for roles for over 25 years. The standard is at best average.  Yes some are excellent in job interviews.  Many however struggle. The […]

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20 Questions To Ask Yourself Before A Job Interview

Your marketing has done its job.  You have got an interview for the job. All you need to do is show up, perform well and the job offer will  follow. If only it was that easy. Most organisations will typically invite 5 or 6 to interview for the role. So you have an 80-85% of rejection and a 15-20% […]

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20 Questions To Ask Yourself When Creating Your CV

As an accountant or professional you understand that your CV is a key part of your marketing materials. A good CV will increase your chances of getting invited to interview.  If you reach the interview stage the odds of you landing the job increase significantly. Here’s the problem.  Despite there being plenty of advice out there on […]

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20 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Presenting At Work

Presenting is a key skill for accountants and professionals.  A small number love presenting.  The rest are reluctant presenters or worse still do everything they can to avoid presenting. Perhaps that’s not that surprising.  You become competent at presenting by doing more presentations.  If you are only doing once a while, it is going to be […]

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