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  • Figure out what you're famous for (Finding your professional purpose)

    • 11 Apr 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    In order to have a fulfilling, engaging career, people need to spend as much time as possible doing what they do best and things that are important to them.

  • Future of the Finance Professional: Are you ready?

    • 4 Apr 2023
    • ICAEW Jobs

    The first of our live Careers Series with Oliver Deacon looks at the future of the financial sector and explores what the next steps might be for your career

  • Navigating career changes: How to make a smooth transition

    • 17 Mar 2023

    Are you considering making a career change? Learn how to navigate a career change and make a smooth transition to finance and accounting with our guide.

  • What is the impact of AI and automation in the job market?

    • 23 Feb 2023

    AI and automation in the job market is a hot topic. We explore the impact of these technologies and what it means for the future job market for accountants.

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    Why become a charity trustee?

    • 23 Jan 2023
    • Kristina Kopic, Head of Charity and Voluntary Sector, ICAEW

    Want to enhance your CV and support a cause that’s close to your heart? Then why not join a charity board?

  • How to find a job through networking

    • 9 Dec 2022

    This piece looks at how you can find a job through networking, as well as some tips you can use to help you land the job of your dreams.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search: Handling the offer and negotiation stage

    • 2 Dec 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the final episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, offers advice on how to negotiate the best deal after being offered a position.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search: Delivering a first-class interview

    • 18 Nov 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the ninth episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, offers his top tips on how to make sure you perform at your best during an interview.

  • What are the benefits of upskilling employees in your company?

    • 9 Nov 2022

    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?’

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search: Positioning yourself online

    • 4 Nov 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In episode eight of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search series, host Simon Gray, FCA, advises on how you can use LinkedIn to access the 'hidden' job market.

  • How to update your CV when looking for a new position

    • 21 Oct 2022

    When was the last time you updated your CV? Three months, three years or not at all? If you are looking for a new finance or accounting position, then updating your CV should be a priority for you.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search: The power of networking

    • 20 Oct 2022
    • Simon Gray

    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.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search: Getting in front of decision makers

    • 6 Oct 2022
    • Simon Gray

    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.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search: CVs that stand out and impactful cover letters

    • 22 Sep 2022
    • Simon Gray

    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.

  • Will working from home survive the energy crisis?

    • 20 Sep 2022

    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.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search: The importance of planning your job search

    • 8 Sep 2022
    • Simon Gray

    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 Great Resignation: everything job hunters need to know

    • 18 Aug 2022

    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.

  • How neurodiversity in the workplace benefits businesses

    • 25 Jul 2022

    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’.

  • How to handle the cost of living crisis by negotiating a pay rise

    • 19 Jul 2022

    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.

  • The ICAEW guide to successful job search: The psychology of job search success

    • 3 Jul 2022
    • Simon Gray

    In the third episode of The ICAEW Guide to Successful Job Search podcast series, host Simon Gray, FCA, examines the impact that attitudes and beliefs have on your ability to win the job you want.