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  • 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?
  • Why are your job applications doomed from the get-go? Have you considered all aspects of where you could be going wrong?
  • Every industry needs finance professionals, and not always in the traditional sense. The good news is finance is no longer a back-office function it once was, and there are a variety of ever-changing roles and clear paths for progression.
  • Employers want to see their employees succeed, and prefer to avoid losing financial performers.
  • Knowing how to hire a successful candidate is an essential skill that should be picked up as you progress your career.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • If you've been shortlisted for a job you've applied for, then well done - this could be your big chance to progress, five tips for turning an interview into a job offer.
  • Quitting your job doesn’t have to be a stressful experience for you or your employer.
  • If you spend too much time listening to the wrong people, you can quickly find yourself in a much greater pickle than you were before. It's important to differentiate between good career advice built on sound logic and other misguided attempts to point you in the right direction.
  • 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.
  • As summer arrives, you start counting down days and weeks - until it’s time. It has been a while since you’ve taken a week or two annual leave to have a holiday. It is an opportunity for a much needed relaxation and recuperation, a few days of sun, family time and everything else that one associa...
  • Don’t wait until you’re tired of working on the same old project team or trapped on a preordained track to kick-start your career. Assuming a new role with greater responsibility is one of the best ways to stay challenged and fulfilled at work.
  • 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.
  • You haven’t agreed with the recent decisions of someone you work with, but said nothing. You have some great ideas you’d like to share with her, but haven’t. You just don’t feel comfortable speaking your mind.
  • New research shows that temporary and contract employment is on the rise. More than three in 10 (31%) Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) have either significantly or somewhat increased their use of contract and temporary staff compared to three years ago, showing the continued necessity UK businesse...
  • Decisions about how to approach everyday tasks in the workplace are usually pretty straightforward. Occasionally, though, situations arise where the best course of action is not so clear. Following are three examples of career dilemmas you may encounter, along with suggestions on how to handle them.
  • You may be prepared for an in-person job interview, but how equipped are you for one conducted over the phone?
  • Your well-written CV has landed you an interview for a job. Are you prepared to impress employers in the next stage of the hiring process? The following interview tips can help you prepare for an interview and get one step closer to securing an employment offer.