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  • Compare your own salary to the averages of CIMA students, CGMA designation holders, or CPAs.
  • Salary is often a key factor in our decision to change roles. How can you use the tools at your disposal to work out what your ‘desired’ salary should be?
  • As if the job market wasn’t competitive enough, now you’re going up against robots? To thrive in 21st-century accounting, learn how to make the machines work for you.
  • When in your career can you say that you are the ‘finished article’? After many years in the industry, we still believe that the answer is never.
  • Gaining the respect of a new team is essential to leadership success. Recruiting experts offer four tips on how to face the challenges that might arise in your first few weeks.
  • Your career progression options are not limited to management roles. Let the recruitment experts discuss 4 ways you can pursue career success – without managing people.
  • In a competitive job market, how do you grab the attention of an employer? Make your CV stand out from the crowd by answering these three vital questions.
  • In order to move forward within your career, it is necessary to be your own ‘biggest fan’ and communicate to others about your skills and successes, otherwise you may find yourself stuck in a career rut. Find out the five ways here to give you greater control of your future path.
  • There are plenty of common traits shared by people from every walk of life, working at all levels, in each part of the world – for example, all of us eat, breathe, sleep and have imagination. But until that imagination is applied to something, can we all honestly say that we’re creative?
  • How do you ‘talk about yourself’ in an interview? “Tell me about yourself” – this common interview question seems simple enough, but without proper preparation can cause you to slip up. Read on to find tips on how to structure your answer.
  • There are often managers or directors within your organisation that you want to be noticed by, like your boss’s boss. However, due to their seniority, they are just a little too far out of reach when it comes to building a relationship with them. Read on to find out how to build this vital rappor...
  • Interviews can already make you feel quite nervous, but when you’re asked to also give a presentation, you can feel even more apprehensive.
  • Interviews can be stressful situations, and you can’t beat yourself up about the odd slip up here and there. However, as part of your interview preparation, it is important to understand that a lot of the mistakes people make are both very common, and easily avoided. Put simply, the more prepared...
  • You career mentor is someone who can help you achieve your professional goals, and give you objective advice and support. If you’re ambitious about your career, a mentor can help you succeed. So why don’t you have one?
  • The digitisation of recruitment and the rise of professional social media have made it far easier to hunt for a job while employed than it was a decade ago.
  • As a management accountant you have the potential to build a highly successful career in finance. To move up the career ladder, you are going to have to successfully convert job interviews into job offers — simple to say, but not always easy to do.
  • A lot has changed in a short time, but you still need to advance your career. This may sound daunting in the current climate, but if you follow these easy steps, you’ll be able to incorporate professional development into your new routine.
  • Boasting productivity, whether that's on the shop floor or in the office, starts with people.
  • Working from home doesn’t have to mean putting your career development on hold. Here’s how to strengthen professional relationships, make new connections and stand out from the virtual crowd.
  • Feeling overwhelmed, frustrated or anxious during the lockdown is a normal human reaction. Here are the 5 easy tips to get you started.