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  • What does career progression look like for a senior professional?

    • Feb 13, 2020

    Once you reach a senior level in your career, the road ahead holds many exciting possibilities. But how do you decide which path to take? Recruiting experts outline five ways for senior professionals to advance.

  • How to succeed in your career without becoming a people manager

    • Jul 11, 2019

    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.

  • 5 steps to help you self-promote

    • May 13, 2019

    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.

  • How to capture the attention of your boss' boss

    How to capture the attention of your boss's boss

    • Jan 16, 2019

    There are often managers or directors within your organization that you want to be noticed by, like your boss’s boss. Read on to find out how to build this vital rapport.

  • Career Mentor

    The benefits of having a career mentor

    • Oct 22, 2018

    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?

  • Embracing the marketing mindset for gig workers

    Embracing the 'marketing' mindset to win more interim work

    • Sep 7, 2021
    • Matt Craven, Founder of The CV & Interview Advisors

    Here are the most common mistakes and unexplored business opportunities to promote yourself.

  • 8 ways to increase productivity

    • May 4, 2020

    Boasting productivity, whether that's on the shop floor or in the office, starts with people.

  • Plan your promotion pathway

    • Mar 6, 2020

    If you’re already in a senior position, and have lofty ambitions, it’s important to have a pathway in mind. Here are some things to consider as you plot out your career course.

  • How to develop a winning mindset

    • Sep 6, 2016
    • Samantha White ( is a CGMA Magazine senior editor.

    Imagine that you are at the starting line on an Olympic track, the culmination of many years’ hard work and sacrifice, preparing for the biggest race of your life in a stadium filled with 80,000 spectators, floodlights blazing, television cameras trained on you, and the expectations of an entire nation on your shoulders. How would you perform under that kind of pressure?

  • How vulnerable are you to becoming obsolete at work

    • Jul 7, 2016

    Katie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick explain why it's time to check how vulnerable you are to becoming obsolete at work

  • Six worthwhile risks to take in your career

    • Jun 2, 2016

    We’re not talking about behaving impulsively. Rather, the career risks you should consider are those that leave you feeling professionally satisfied, help you move up in the finance world and see you receiving fair reward and recognition for a job well done.

  • Professional networking tips for people who hate networking

    • Mar 14, 2016

    While the idea of networking might make you cringe, it’s a must-have skill for anybody who’s serious about their accounting and finance career.

  • How to ask for additional career development (successfully) in 5 easy steps

    • Jan 12, 2016

    Use the following five simple steps to make sure the conversation with your manager is a success and you receive the professional development you need to reach your career goals.

  • Play the office politics game and win...

    • Dec 16, 2015

    Just about everybody who has collected a paycheck can recognise the different types of “office politicians”.

  • 5 reasons why (and how) to add value to your employer

    • May 11, 2015

    Employers want to see their employees succeed, and prefer to avoid losing financial performers. Here are five reasons how you should start adding value to your employer:

  • How To Review Your Career

    • Apr 15, 2015
    • Duncan Brodie

    As a finance / accounting professional, I’m guessing that achieving success in your career is important to you?

  • How to hire a bad employee in 4 steps

    • Apr 8, 2015

    Knowing how to hire a successful candidate is an essential skill that should be picked up as you progress your career.

  • Ten quick ways to ruin your career

    • Oct 30, 2014

    You want to be alert to the common pieces of bad career advice. Follow these tips if you choose, but don't say we didn't warn you!

  • Tips for the top: senior finance professionals

    • Aug 12, 2014
    • Insight Magazine

    Should you leave the big corporate role to go with a start-up? Do you focus on specialist areas knowing there may (or may not) be someone to fill in the gaps? How do you climb the ladder to success?

  • 8 ways to win at office politics

    • Apr 4, 2014

    People often associate office politics with back-stabbing and doing dirty deals behind the watercooler. But, by failing to engage in its more positive aspects, you could be missing out on pay rises, promotions and perks.