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What You Must Beware Of When You Use A Tax Recruitment Agency - And Why It's Vital To Work With A Trusted Advisor

Published 14 days ago by Medet Ali
  “There is no greater source of distrust than advisors who appear to be more interested in themselves than in trying to be of service to the client. We must work hard to show that our self-orientation is under control.” The Trusted Advisor, David Maister   Are you fed up of d... Read More →

How to deal with work from home burnout

Published about 1 month ago by Medet Ali
    Feel like your life is on an endless loop of Zoom calls, cups of coffee, walks in the park and Netflix?   You’re far from alone. Many people are finding working from home during the pandemic somewhat stressful. Although recent research by Microsoft suggests we are mostly h... Read More →

How To Write A Follow Up Email After You Meet A Client

Published about 2 months ago by Medet Ali
Meeting a potential new client is always an exciting and interesting use of your time. You find things in common, chat about their intentions, and start the first throes of a working relationship. All seems to be going well, and you end on a positive note. But how do you take ... Read More →

How to Handle Behavioural Questions In Your Next Tax Interview

Published 2 months ago by Emma P
  So you've got your next tax interview in the bag.    But now you're looking at the interview, and notice the behavioural component. You're pretty sure you can ace that section, but it'd be good to have that rock-solid confidence, right?   Learning how to deal with behavioura... Read More →

The Top 14 Actions That Guarantee Career Success At An Accountancy Firm

Published 3 months ago by Medet Ali
1 - Think and act like you are already in the job you want.   Take on extra responsibility and look to assist partners with challenges. If you are a supervisor, think like a manager. Observe the duties undertaken by your manager and watch to see how they deal with things. That... Read More →

How to stop procrastinating and double your productivity at work.

Published 3 months ago by Medet Ali
  The report that usually took you half an hour now ends up taking two. Even though you’re working at home, you find that you get less done than before - you’re stopping to put the washing on, have a quick hoover around the house, or text a friend. Before you know it, two hour... Read More →

The 7 Signs that it's time for a career change

Published 3 months ago by Medet Ali
  Do you get the Sunday evening dread? That lurch in your stomach when you know that you have work in under 12 hours? If so, that’s a telling sign. Are you in the wrong job entirely, or, have you just outgrown your current position? Here are 7 ways to tell when it’s time for a... Read More →

How to ask for a payrise in the age of Covid and actually get one

Published 3 months ago by Emma P
  It’s in 2021. Things may still look dicey for the world, but the market is improving rapidly in the world of tax accountancy. There’s no doubt that last year, your world shifted quite significantly. You probably worked from home, conducting most of your meetings online. You ... Read More →

How to get promoted in the age of Zoom and home working

Published 3 months ago by Medet Ali
  In 2020, we heard the well-repeated phrases ‘you’re on mute!’ and ‘you’re frozen!’ multiple times, through the numerous hours we all spent on Zoom. Forced with this new way of working, many struggled to adapt to a life where the boundaries of work and home become blurred. Wi... Read More →

The Essential Qualities To Look For When Hiring Senior Leadership Staff

Published 4 months ago by Medet Ali
  Every workplace has at least one great leader. It is that person you turn to when you are unsure, who seems to set the perfect example and the person who is the lynchpin of the entire operation. Leadership is a quality that is hard to pin down. It is elusive for an excellent... Read More →