With the world of work always changing, it has created challenges for companies, particularly with upskilling and reskilling employees. As a company, you want to make sure that your employees’ skillsets are up-to-date. One question you may be asking yourself is ‘are there any benefits of upskilling employees over hiring new staff?’
In the seventh episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, describes why networking is so important and how it will help you build relationships with key players in the job market.
In the sixth podcast of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, explains how to approach the people who can help you get the position you want and access the ‘hidden’ job market.
In episode five of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, Simon Gray, FCA, discusses the power of a good CV and cover letter, and provides his top tips on how to make sure yours have the wow factor.
In 2020, millions of people across the UK shifted from office workers to remote workers overnight due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During that time, workers enjoyed a better work/life balance as they did not have to deal with the daily commute into the office due to lockdowns that were happening across the world.
In the fourth episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, argues that the old adage of 'fail to plan; plan to fail' is particularly true when it comes to changing jobs.
The past few years has seen a seismic shift in the labour market. Millions of workers globally have handed their notices in as they’ve felt disrespected and unsupported by their employers. With so many people leaving their jobs, it’s led to the emergence of The Great Resignation.
The conversation around neurodiversity in the workplace is changing and employers are at last starting to realise the benefits of hiring employees who work towards their goals in different ways from the perceived ‘norm’.
Asking for a pay rise can help ease any worries you have during the current cost of living crisis. As the current cost of living crisis continues to intensify, you may be wondering if you deserve a raise in your salary.
In the second podcast of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, delves deep into the job market, the roles of the different players and the 'hidden market', the place where a high proportion of job opportunities exist before ever being advertised or placed with professional recruiters.
In the first episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, outlines the four crucial elements to securing your dream finance job - environment, psychology, planning and process.
Getting promoted at work is not an easy task. By using some of our tips on how to get promoted that we’ve listed in this blog, it’ll help when it comes to securing that dream job you’ve envisioned since you were a child.
Karen Young, Director of Hays Accountancy & Finance
The COVID-19 outbreak turned our health, personal and professional lives upside down. But now – as all sectors start to look towards the future – the outlook is encouraging, with accountancy and finance employers feeling positive about the wider economic climate and the opportunities it could bring.