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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 …

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5 smart strategies to use internal PR to accelerate your career

Want to accelerate your career? Then stop neglecting your internal PR! Not doing your own internal PR can be incredibly costly to your career progression in a firm. In fact, get it wrong, and you may find yourself out of a job! Sounds dramatic, I know, but I have had so many clients get busy …

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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 …

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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 …

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12 tips to survive and thrive when you move to a new firm

Want to move firms? This one’s for you… I recently finished a great book called ‘Strategies for Being Brilliant’ by Sue Ritchie – the book explores 21 strategies to achieve greater happiness, confidence and success. Throughout the book, Sue draws upon her personal experience with emigration to demonstrate how these unique strategies helped her adjust …

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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 …

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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 …

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