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  • What we can learn from the best and worst leaders

    • Aug 13, 2015

    The worst leaders point out problems without offering solutions. And they often withhold plans or prevent colleagues from contributing to the decision-making process.

  • 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:

  • Psychometric testing in interviews

    Psychometric testing in interviews

    • Apr 24, 2015

    Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.

  • 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.

  • 8 cures for your costly time-management ills

    • Mar 27, 2015

    Poor time management is a huge drain on company assets, with top executives, as well as lower-level employees, spending many hours responding to email and attending unproductive meetings.

  • How to manage your time and priorities

    • Mar 5, 2015

    We all have time to do what is most important to us. To help you with this, here are our top 5 tips to help you manage your time and priorities.

  • 4 tactics to create an attention-grabbing presentation

    • Mar 3, 2015

    There are various scenarios where you could be required to present. It might be an important sales pitch for new business, a project summary in the boardroom, a training session for junior employees, or even a salary negotiation with your manager over pay and benefits.

  • 11 ways to win over your employees

    • Feb 3, 2015

    You can't be a successful manager unless you can lead a team. In order for organisations to thrive and achieve their potential, they need fully engaged, committed and contented workforces.

  • The traits that separate CEOs from other leaders

    • Nov 11, 2014

    Russell Reynolds Associates, an executive search firm examined survey responses from more than 3,700 executives, including 134 chief executives at large companies in North America and Europe to find the traits that separate CEO's.

  • How to quit your job gracefully

    • Nov 3, 2014

    Quitting your job doesn’t have to be a stressful experience for you or your employer.

  • 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!

  • 4 Tips for working with a recruiter to find your dream job

    • Sep 3, 2014

    Whether you’re starting a new search or simply like to keep tabs on potential opportunities, let a job search professional be a part of your strategy. Here are some best practices when working with a recruiter.

  • 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.

  • Don’t Just Grin and Bear it: Making the Most of Your Performance Review

    • Feb 10, 2014

    A heavy sigh and a sense of trepidation is the reaction most people have when it’s time for their annual performance review. But if you actively participate in the process, an evaluation can be extremely beneficial in helping you advance professionally.

  • 8 ways to improve your presentation skills

    8 ways to improve your presentation skills

    • Jan 31, 2014

    Here are the 8 ways for accounting and finance professionals to make a good presentation.

  • How to ace a telephone interview

    • Aug 8, 2013

    You may be prepared for an in-person job interview, but how equipped are you for one conducted over the phone?

  • How to submit a winning application

    • Aug 8, 2013

    Covering letters, emails or online application forms are a crucial part of the recruitment process. It is where you summarise your skills, experience and professional history – and it could determine whether or not a recruiter calls you in for an interview.

  • Staying on a recruiter’s radar

    • Aug 8, 2013

    While working with a recruitment consultant, it’s critical you’re top of mind when the next position opens.