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What’s Different About You?

Job interviews are competitive. One job, several candidates being interviewed. Best case scenario you have a 20-25% chance of getting the job. Equally it’s not all doom and gloom. Every candidate has something to offer. Every candidate has their own unique experiences. Every candidate has their strengths. Every candidate has weaker areas. But what different about you in your view and perhaps in […]

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How To Stay Resilient When Looking For Your Next Job

Let’s face it.  Looking for and landing your next job is tough at the best of times. Right now, 10 months into the COVID-19 pandemic in February 2021 it’s even tougher. I’ve shared lots of tips around CVs, cover letters, job interview preparation and job interview success. Something I’ve talked about a lot less is resilience and being […]

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Ask Yourself This Question Before You Apply For A Job

Looking for a new job can be tough at the best of times. In an employer market, where there is even more applicants, it becomes even more challenging. A mistake I see accountants and professionals make is falling into is adopting what I call the spray and hope strategy. In essence applying for everything that might appear remotely […]

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There’s No Right Approach To Job Search

I was running an online workshop a while back. One of our discussion points was around the different approaches people were taking when it comes to job search. If you are an accountant or professional looking for your next role, you might think there is a right or wrong way to approach it. My view is there is […]

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It All Starts With Getting Clarity When It Comes To Job Search

Searching for a job at the best of times is a challenge. In these uncertain times that we find ourselves in it’s become tougher in my view. When I’m speaking to accountants and professionals looking to land their next job, there’s something I frequently notice. Many start in the completely wrong place. Often they think it’s all about their […]

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20 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Applying For An Accounting Job

As a qualified accountant or someone working towards an accounting qualification, your career is important to you. It’s never been easier to find roles.  It’s never been easier to apply for roles. Of course ease of finding roles and applying doesn’t necessarily increase your chances of getting the job. Given this reality, it’s vital that you ask yourself […]

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Avoid One Dimension Job Search

Accountants and professionals have plenty of job boards that they can use for job search.  There really is no shortage of sources of opportunities. Yet often finding that next job is a real struggle.  It seems strange that this is the case.  On the other hand what I’ve noticed is that a lot of accountants and professionals […]

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