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Accountancy... A humour Free zone?

Accountancy... A humour Free zone?

The poor “boring accountant” has been much maligned over the years as a dull, suit wearing bean counter who wouldn’t know a joke if it slapped them in the spreadsheet! Now, I’ve been recruiting accountants for over 16 years and have spent enough... read more

Accountancy & Finance

Are you GDPR Compliant? (Interview with Local Consultant)

Are you GDPR Compliant? (Interview with Local Consultant)

Lately, the topic on everyone’s LinkedIn newsfeeds is the General Data Protection Regulation, or to call it the more familiar acronym GDPR . If you’ve never heard of it, it’s easy to ignore, especially if your boss or Senior management have not ... read more

Employers

8 tips to prevent work interruptions

8 tips to prevent work interruptions

Coming into work with a few pages of things to do, by the end of the day, you find yourself with two things crossed off. This can be a nightmare for deadlines or meetings. Firstly, try to pinpoint what takes up most of your time, keep an Interru... read more

Career Development

How to prevent uncomfortable office conversations

How to prevent uncomfortable office conversations

The average working week is over 35 hours and for many, we are in the office every day. The relationships you maintain with your colleagues can be long-lasting and affect how you fit into an organisation. For some of us, starting conversations a... read more

Career Development

5 top qualities all personal assistants have

5 top qualities all personal assistants have

A Personal Assistant (PA) duties have grown extensively as time has gone on. PA’s are being asked to create executive reports, being a sounding board for Management decisions, understand the atmosphere and culture in a business and even contribu... read more

Business Support, Career Development

Do Interviewers call your references?

Do Interviewers call your references?

A professional reference is important for someone to vouch to your professional qualifications. Could this method be outdated or do interview ers still call your references? Seamus Cushley , a director in PwC has suggested that Blockchain could ... read more

Job Search Tips

The Ultimate Job Search Guide for Northern Ireland

The Ultimate Job Search Guide for Northern Ireland

Trying to find a job can be a tiring and time-consuming task. It becomes even harder when you have a job and don’t want your current employer to know you are interested in a career move . The best start to a job search is to have a strategy , if... read more

Job Search Tips

20 things NOT to do during a business lunch

20 things NOT to do during a business lunch

A business lunch is an important stepping stone in creating better relationships with fellow professionals or discussing business deals. It is customary to maintain professionalism always but occasionally, we hear horror stories that someone dis... read more

Career Development

Why is body language important in an interview?

Why is body language important in an interview?

Research shows that you only have 7 seconds to make a first impression at an interview . Body language can often be overlooked by candidates who solely focus on the verbal answers they have prepared. You should demonstrate consistent messages wi... read more

Job Search Tips

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