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

Published 10 days 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 →

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

Published 10 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 stop procrastinating and double your productivity at work.

Published 13 days 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 13 days 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 13 days 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 26 days 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 about 2 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 →

10 Steps To Growing Your Practice and Securing Long-Term Client Loyalty - From Best Selling Author Andrew Sobell's Book All For One

Published 2 months ago by Medet Ali
  Growing your practice takes a lot of consistent effort. To stand out from your competition, your clients need to view you as a partner, not just a supplier.   How can tax advisors move from being 'just a supplier'?   As you're probably aware, it's all about the depth of your... Read More →

The Vital Importance Of Being A Trusted Advisor

Published 3 months ago by Medet Ali
  Anyone can become an advisor - but not everyone can become trusted.   Trust is the holy grail of all great client relationships. As tax professionals, we know that the quality and depth of our client relationships is the foundation for a successful career, and how we show up... Read More →

What Every Team Leader Must Know About Remote Management - And Why You Must Master It If You Want A High Performing Team

Published 6 months ago by Medet Ali
  Remote working is becoming more and more popular. Team leaders need the right skills and tools to manage their remote teams and get the results that they want from their workers. The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that many teams have implemented remote working for their employ... Read More →