Category Archives for "Career"

Five Quick Solutions To The How Do I Get Promoted Problem

You started out in your career with enthusiasm.  You understood that to get beyond a certain level you needed a professional qualification.  You invested the time, money and effort to get your professional qualification. Now you find that you are not progressing as quickly as you would have hoped.  It feels like you are being […]

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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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Why Do You Want This Job?

There are many questions that you might be asked in a job interview. One of the most likely is why do you want this job? On the face of it this shouldn’t be a difficult question to answer.  In reality it’s one of those questions that accountants struggle to answer. Why is it a struggle […]

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If You Only Do This You Will Perform Better In Job Interviews

Job interviews are unique in some ways.  In a relatively short period of time the employer is trying to assess your suitability.  You are checking out the employer and your potential manager to see if you could work with them. It shouldn’t be that difficult, should it? Here’s the problem.  Neither the hiring manager nor […]

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Moving Beyond The Numbers To Adding Value As An Accountant

Historically accountants might have been seen as the people who worked in the background.  Taking care of the money. These days with more and more technology around and being developed, roles are increasingly changing. One thing that’s spoken about is the need for accountants to add value.  Easy to say and yet not always easy […]

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