How to Succeed Quickly in Your New Role
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How to Succeed Quickly in Your New Role

Joining a new firm is an exciting prospect. However, the pressure to prove your worth can be incredibly overwhelming. So, to help you put your best foot forward, we’re sharing our advice on how to succeed quickly in your new role! From exiting your current firm to establishing boundaries at your new one, we will…

Should I Stay or Should I Go? How to Decide Whether to Find a New Job
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? How to Decide Whether to Find a New Job

There will be times throughout your career when you ask yourself, “should I look for a new job?”. It may be because you’re feeling overworked and undervalued. Or perhaps your firm doesn’t have the time or resources to support your personal development. The truth is, there is a myriad of reasons why you may consider…

How to Make the Move From Industry Into Practice
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How to Make the Move From Industry Into Practice

It’s not uncommon for individuals in industry to want to realign their goals and aim for partnership. However, if you want to successfully facilitate this career change, you must first consider a) if this is the right decision for you and b) how you intend to transition from industry to practice. Throughout this article, we…

7 ways to put yourself in the driving seat of your career
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7 ways to put yourself in the driving seat of your career

We deliver a lot of workshops on how to drive your career forward, particularly for the high potential senior managers in the UK200 group. In this blog post, I am carrying on the themes that tend to come out of these events. At the beginning of the day, I ask many of the delegates what…

At a career crossroads? 5 essential steps to get unstuck
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At a career crossroads? 5 essential steps to get unstuck

Finding yourself at a career crossroads can be scary – it often means that change is looming around the corner. Whether you’re deciding to change roles, companies or industries altogether, there are a lot of decisions to make when altering career paths. So what do you do at career crossroads? Throughout this article, we will…

5 career resolutions everyone should make this year (and how to stick to them)
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5 career resolutions everyone should make this year (and how to stick to them)

The start of a new year provides us with the perfect opportunity to set new goals and aspirations. Professionally speaking, setting career resolutions (and sticking to them) can increase focus, improve time management and boost productivity. Yet, despite our best intentions (and all of the notable benefits), it’s not uncommon for these resolutions to fall…

Seven massive differences between working for Big 4 and Mid-Tier firms
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Seven massive differences between working for Big 4 and Mid-Tier firms

Working in mid-tier accounting firms vs big 4 – what are the differences? This is an important question to address for many Accountants and Consultants. especially those looking for the best opportunity. Why? Because their decision could be the difference between them being stuck on the ladder or progressing in their careers so that they make…

How do I become a partner at the Big 4? The definitive guide
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How do I become a partner at the Big 4? The definitive guide

I know if I had stayed at E&Y and made it to partner, I would have been a very rich man. Someone in my network said this to me recently and I agreed. Becoming a Big 4 partner is often seen as the pinnacle of achievement for any accountant or consultant and for good reason….

How do I become a partner at the Big 4? The 5 must-dos
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How do I become a partner at the Big 4? The 5 must-dos

How do I become partner at a Big 4 firm? This is the big question! Making partner is often seen as the pinnacle of achievement for any accountant or consultant; a title that many strive for throughout their whole career. Like most of the partner track, however, knowing how to get there is shrouded in…

What changes when you make partner and how to prepare for them
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What changes when you make partner and how to prepare for them

*This blog is an excerpt from chapter 2 of the 3rd edition of Poised for Partnership. This chapter focuses on ‘Direction’ and helps you to work out whether partnership is right for you and if it is really what you want. Download the full chapter for free here. Far too many professionals see making partner as…

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