Career Advice

Plan for Success

9 days ago by Koby Agagah

​ Where are you heading in your current role? A comprehensive career plan ensures that you are in control of your career and are making calculated decisions. A career plan is an ongoing process that requires an individual to perform a self-evaluation. This is done to create a strong and clearer career path. You must first: Explore your passions and skills;and Map out your career aspirations; an...

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Taking on the role of ‘Non-Executive Director’… boards do need You!

20 days ago by Louis Cooper is the CEO of the Non-Executive Directors’ Association

The role of the Non-Executive Director (‘NED’) can be both challenging and rewarding, but it is important to know what you are getting into. It is quite a step change from an employment role because you are only in the business part-time and it can be difficult to feel an integral part of the day-to-day activities of an organisation. However, the role itself is critical to a well-run company an...

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The many strategic roles of the CFO

about 2 months ago by ICAEW Business and Management Faculty

ICAEW’s Business and Management Faculty recently published new research into the many strategic roles of the CFO. The Faculty spoke to a wide range of interviewees and distilled the feedback into eight different strategic roles a CFO can take, explaining the relevance and importance of each. To understand the CFO’s relationship to strategy we talked to a wide range of interviewees who discussed...

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Staying visible when working from home

about 2 months ago by Author: ICAEW Insights Published: 08 Jun 2021

The term “hybrid working” is now firmly entrenched in the business lexicon, but as staff rush to tear up their season tickets to embrace the freedom of time split between working from home and the office, how can you be sure that even if you’re far from sight, you’re not far from mind when it comes to career opportunities? As lockdown restrictions continue to ease and we inch closer to working ...

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Tips on how to resign professionally

about 2 months ago by Helen Jones

There is plenty of advice for how to land a good job, but what about how to resign professionally? Whether you’re dissatisfied with your current position, have found something better or are simply ready for a change, resigning can be stressful. Yet, resigning professionally is paramount to keeping a good reputation in the accounting world. It might seem that resigning from your job would be as ...

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