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…

5 smart strategies to use internal PR to accelerate your career
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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…

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…

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

Becoming a Big 4 partner is often seen as the pinnacle of achievement for any accountant or consultant and for good reason. The ‘Partner’ title, especially in one of the Big 4 firms, brings with it a lot of perceived status and undoubted financial rewards. While these reasons alone are more than enough to drive…

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…

Making partner- the pros and cons. Do you really want to make partner?
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Making partner- the pros and cons. Do you really want to make partner?

I was interviewed a while back by a journalist for an article in Economia on the different routes to make it to partner. As I was speaking to her, I found myself wanting to say: but what if you don’t want to make partner…? Making partner is not the only destination for your career. In fact,…

How long does it take to become a partner at a Big 4?
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How long does it take to become a partner at a Big 4?

It’s a question that most junior members of a firm want to ask: “How long does it take to make partner?” It’s even more difficult to answer. You can work all your life and still only reach the position of a Director or you could defy the odds and make partner by the age of…

How to not get overwhelmed when planning to go from senior manager to partner
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How to not get overwhelmed when planning to go from senior manager to partner

How do you not get overwhelmed when planning your career goal from senior manager to partner? Planning to get to the next stage of your career can be overwhelming, especially when you are on a track from being a senior manager to partner. So how do you not get overwhelmed? How do you handle the…

How to really create the time to work on your career
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How to really create the time to work on your career

Feeling stuck in a career rut? Do you feel like you’re spending your days working just on the “day-job”  and you don’t have time for anything else? It is pretty common for lawyers, accountants, and consultants in practice to feel overwhelmed with work. However, this leads to not spending the time that you need to…

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