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  • How to plan your career and make it a success

    • 13 Jul 2021
    • Koby Agagah

    A comprehensive career plan ensures that you are in control of your career and are making calculated decisions.

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

    • 12 Jul 2021
    • 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.

  • The many strategic roles of the CFO

    • 13 Jun 2021
    • ICAEW Business and Management Faculty

    ICAEW’s Business and Management Faculty recently published new research into the many strategic roles of the CFO.

  • Tips on how to resign professionally

    • 11 Jun 2021
    • Helen Jones

    There is plenty of advice for how to land a good job, but what about how to resign professionally?

  • Why the financial world is split over hybrid working

    • 10 Jun 2021
    • Matt Weston, Managing Director, Robert Half UK

    With major institutions like HSBC and Lloyds announcing large cuts to their office footprint, there has been renewed speculation across the financial world about the long-term future of the office.

  • Staying visible when working from home

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • ICAEW Insights

    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?

  • 5 ways to prepare for leadership

    • 13 May 2021
    • Alan Miller, ICAEW member, leadership specialist and founder of coaching website Lightning Smart

    Tips on preparing for a leadership role and positioning yourself effectively to seize opportunities as they arise. If you’re good at your job and keen to develop, there’s a good chance that you’ll be offered the chance to move into a leadership role at some point.

  • Thinking about your next steps and a career rethink?

    • 15 Apr 2021
    • Helen Jones

    Thinking about a career change? Indeed the past year has been a time of change, adaptation and reflection, which may have led to a career re-evaluation or a pique in curiosity for other possibilities.

  • Inclusive hiring: How to address bias in the recruiting process

    • 13 Apr 2021
    • Natalia Sans, Forbes Councils Member

    As organisations try to promote greater diversity and inclusion within their ranks, many hiring managers are focused on sourcing candidates from a variety of backgrounds.

  • Coding could be the key to future proofing your career

    • 12 Apr 2021
    • Dr Rob Mastrodomenico

    To shine in today’s increasingly data-rich and technology-driven world, you must learn how to harness and make sense of data and what it means for the business.

  • Getting inside the hiring manager’s mindset

    • 13 Mar 2021
    • David Clark, Operations Director, Headstar

    In this article, David Clark, Operations Director at recruitment experts Headstar, shares how hiring managers approach a pile of CVs and urges you to make sure your CV is the one that stands out from the crowd.

  • The recruitment evolution

    • 12 Mar 2021
    • Matthew Lawford - AJ Chambers Recruitment Ltd

    Practice recruitment specialist Matthew Lawford of AJ Chambers gives us insight into key considerations for recruiting in the current market.

  • Management Accountant: What is the role and what are you expected to do?

    • 11 Mar 2021
    • Helen Jones

    The role of a management accountant is an important one within a business. This guide looks in-depth at what it is and what’s expected from the role.

  • How do accountants present transferable skills in a CV?

    • 10 Mar 2021
    • Helen Jones

    Transferable accounting skills are a set of skills that can be utilised in a variety of careers. Whether you are looking to progress your career into the accounting world, or looking to break into the industry as a newcomer.

  • Financial Analyst job description

    • 9 Mar 2021
    • ICAEW

    Being a finance analyst is an important role within a business, but what is the role and what are they expected to do in it? ICAEW delves deeper in this financial Analyst guide.

  • How to shine when working remotely

    • 13 Feb 2021
    • Rosalyn Palmer, Transformational Coach and Therapist

    The impact of working remotely or as part of a hybrid team during the pandemic is having an effect on career progression and development.

  • Accountancy recruitment outlook remains upbeat

    • 21 Jan 2021
    • ICAEW Insights

    Despite a record hike in the overall number of UK redundancies, specialist accountancy recruiters remain upbeat for the sector, predicting an upturn in demand over the coming 12 months and salary increases buoyed by ongoing skills shortages.

  • 6 New Year's goals for the job seeker

    • 19 Jan 2021
    • Robert Half

    Get better sleep. Start a new workout routine. Practice mindfulness. As you make resolutions to improve your life, you might also find yourself setting some goals around your career, including exploring the employment market.

  • What to expect from a Financial Controller role

    • 13 Jan 2021
    • Helen Jones

    A financial controller, also known as a ‘Finance Controller’ or ‘Comptroller’, is an important role within a business, but what is the role and what are they expected to do in it? ICAEW delves deeper in this financial controller guide.

  • Why developing an impressive personal presence is crucial for the modern accountant

    • 11 Jan 2021
    • Author and practice owner Della Hudson

    Like many ‘soft’ skills, the power of presence is something some seem to be born with and others need to work at. Some people walk into a room and immediately appear to own it. Others stand in a corner and wait to be approached.