Category Archives for "Career"

What You Can and What You Can’t Influence In Job Interviews

Getting through the initial selection process and getting the invite to interview for the job is a significant achievement. Your CV, LinkedIn profile and other marketing activities has achieved the result you wanted.  Now it’s just a case of converting the invite into a job offer.  It shouldn’t be that difficult should it? Take a look at the […]

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Explaining Why You Are The Best Candidate for The Job

Without coming across as a know it all In the vast majority of job interviews you are likely to be given the opportunity to sell yourself or make your pitch as to why you are the right person for the job. For accountants and professionals this is often a question that they struggle with. Of […]

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Creating A CV That Gets You Job Interviews

Writing a good CV is vital if you are to get invited for more job interviews. Truth is many people struggle when it comes to creating a CV that effectively markets them to potential employers. As a result they struggle to get job interviews.  After a while they become despondent and maybe even give up. […]

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What Would Excite You In Your Career?

If you are like the majority of accountants and professionals you are more than likely going to spend more time at work than anything else during the hours you are awake. As you get more senior the more you are likely to be working.  I know this because I’m an accountant and been there in the […]

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How Can Personal Benchmarking Help You In Your Career?

As an accountant you probably know about benchmarking.  You might even have used it in your organisation to compare against others in your industry or even more widely. But what about in terms of your career?  Have you ever considered how the principles of benchmarking might be appropriate to you moving forward in your career? […]

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