Talk to any responsible parent and they’ll explain the power of saying “no”.
Of the thoughts you might have on interview day, that one’s bound to crop up. You’d like to ask, of course, yet you’re not sure when or how.
Great leaders have many qualities in common: They are strong communicators, adaptable, decisive and committed to learning.
You’ve worked hard to get to where you are in your career, but smart accounting and finance professionals know not to rest on their laurels. To keep up and move up the career ladder, you need to know where you should make improvements. There’s no better way to begin than to perform a skills audit.
Since every professional is entitled to a competitive remuneration for a job well done, so why not back yourself in a salary negotiation.
We live in a fast-paced world, and it seems we're all action-orientated. It’s easy to assume that doing as much as possible and keeping busy every hour of the day is the best way to be productive.
Whether you’re a recent graduate on a job search or an experienced professional, you may have discovered this about the finance and accounting job market: You can put all your credentials and employment history on your CV and cover letter, but when it comes to the rest of your story, you need a p...
Here are five ways for you, your employees and you finance team to become more innovative and forward thinking.
Are you an introvert or a shy person who longs for stronger communication skills — especially in stressful situations? We’ll let you in on a secret: The key to being an excellent verbal communicator is confidence.
Every accounting and finance professional who’s had a mentor knows how valuable the experience can be. But mentoring relationships aren’t just about helping mentees learn the ropes of a job or build their careers. They can also provide growth opportunities for the mentor.
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.
If you aspire to join the C-suite, read on for some career lessons from FTSE 100 chief executive officers (CEOs).
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.
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, relationships are top of mind
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.
How exactly do you know you've been in the same job too long and your career needs a change?
Robert Half, top 10 reasons to be an accountant slideshow
Thinking about asking for a pay rise? Now might be the best time. According to the newly released Robert Half 2016 Salary Guide salaries are on the increase for accounting and finance professionals. As the economy continues to improve and demand for highly skilled professionals increases, job op...
To avoid failing your next job interview, here are some tips to help you prepare:
What if you have started a new job and are managing a non-functioning team, what can you do to turn it around?